Baseball: Borton Pitches First Career Complete Game; Titans Split With Waynesburg

Saturday, April 27, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College baseball team split a doubleheader with Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) foe Waynesburg on Saturday. The Titans lost game one, 12-2, however regrouped and won game two, 5-1.

The Titans moved to 15-20 overall and 7-12 in the PAC, while the Yellow Jackets went to 18-17 overall and 9-12 in the conference.

In game two, Titan sophomore pitcher Kyle Borton (Mineral Ridge, OH / Mineral Ridge) pitched his first career complete game as he gave up one unearned run off four hits. Borton (2-3) struck out one batter and walked the same.

Westminster scored the first run of the game in the bottom of the third inning as they scored two runs after back-to-back RBI from senior Dom Neely (Prospect, PA / Slippery Rock) and sophomore Jared Heck (Pittsburgh, PA / North Hills).

The Titans added two more runs in the fourth inning and one in the fifth. Earning an RBI were junior Nick Reinthaler (Canfield, OH / Canfield), senior Eric Dunn (Freeport, PA / Freeport), and senior Ty Miller (Clinton, PA / Hopewell).

For the game, Dunn and sophomore John Jones (Ligonier, PA / Ligonier Valley) earned their third and fourth double of the season, respectively.

Westminster will host Washington and Jefferson next Friday, May 3, at 4 p.m. for its Senior Day.

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 is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 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 41 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.

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