Baseball: Titans Drop Series Deciding Game vs. Bethany

Sunday, April 14, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College baseball team lost the third game of the series with Bethany.  It took extra innings to finally decide a winner, and after 11 innings, Bethany came out on top 7-2.
 
Westminster falls to 11-15 (3-7 PAC), while the Bison improved to 5-16 (3-11 PAC) on the season.
 
Junior starter Scott Hanicak (Elwood City, PA / Laurel) had an excellent outing for the Titans, pitching 8.2 innings with two runs (one earned) and five strikeouts.  Hanicak recieved a no decision for the game.  Senior Ty Miller (Clinton, PA / Hopewell) accounted for both of the Titans RBIs on a sixth inning single that at the time took the lead.  Going into the ninth inning the Titans led by one until a ground rule double scored the tying run for the Bison.  Senior reliever Nick Grow (North East, PA / North East) took the loss, allowing four earned runs in the top of the eleventh.
 
The Titans are back in action Tuesday for a doubleheader at home vs. Geneva, with first pitch set for 2:00 p.m.
 
This release was written by Nick Grow ('13), senior accounting major


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