Sunday, April 29, 2012BETHANY, W. Va. - The Westminster College baseball team's offense only managed two runs on Sunday as they were swept at Bethany in a doubleheader by the scores of 3-2 and 3-0. The Titans dropped to 21-15 overall and 12-8 in the PAC, while the Bison improved to 15-20 and 9-12.
Westminster senior pitcher Patrick Mulligan (Brookfield, OH / Brookfield) got the loss in game one and is now 4-2 on the year. He threw a complete game, while giving up three runs (none earned) off six hits. Mulligan walked four batters and fanned five.
The Titans tried to rally in the top of the seventh inning, down 3-1. With two outs, senior Tim Wiand (Pottstown, PA / Owen J. Roberts) connected on a RBI-single, scoring junior Kyle Allen (New Wilmington, PA / West Middlesex). Wiand advance to second on a Bethany balk, however Westminster was unable to score the tying run.
In the nightcap, Westminster senior pitcher Vince Iosue (Euclid, OH / Notre Dame Cathedral Latin) got the loss in a complete game effort and is now 3-5 on the year. Iosue gave up three runs off seven hits. He walked two and fanned three.
Bethany scored one run in the first, second, and sixth inning, while the Titans only had one hit.
Westminster will play a nine-inning game at Saint Vincent on Monday at 3:30 p.m.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.