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Mount Mercy baseball splits twinbill

JOLIET, Ill. - The Mount Mercy baseball team split a doubleheader with  St. Francis College Saturday in Illinois.

The Mustangs won the nightcap, 9-5, after dropping the opener, 8-2.

Nick Sueppel went 5-for-5 and drove in three runs in the 9-5 victory.  Cael Lambe, Jake Faur and Nick Traysman had two hits for the Mustangs.  Lambe scored three runs and Spencer Wiskus had two RBIs.

Tanner Lohaus (2-1) pitched six strong innings for the victory. He  allowed only four hits and was charged with three unearned runs.

Lambe was 3-for-3 in the 8-2 setback, making him 5-for-7 in the  doubleheader. Sueppel was 1-for-3 with an RBI, making him 6-for-8 with  four RBIs.

The split left Mount Mercy with a 2-7 record. St. Francis is also 2-7  for the campaign.

GAME 1

Mount Mercy     110 000 0 - 2 6 1
St. Francis     200 600 x - 8 9 0

Lawler, Donohue (5) and Wiskus. L - Lawler (0-2). 2B - Hilpipre, Lambe.

GAME 2

Mount Mercy     240 100 200 - 9 14 2
St. Francis     010 020 011 - 5 9 2

Lohaus, Adams (7) and Fini. W - Lohaus (2-1). 2B - Sueppel. 3B -  Lambe, Fini. SF - Shrader, Wiskus.

 

 

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