Cavaliers Fall Late to No. 6 Eagles

Cavaliers Fall Late to No. 6 Eagles

(ASHLAND, Ohio) - The Walsh University baseball team traveled to Ashland to take on the Eagles in a non-conference nine inning game yesterday afternoon (April 9). Despite out-hitting the Eagles 14-11, the Cavaliers ultimately fell, 12-7. 

The Maroon and Gold put up a dominant first inning, scoring five runs. After six scoreless innings, Mosley singled to center field, scoring Holiga in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game at 6-6 heading into the ninth inning. The Eagles put up six runs in the ninth to take the lead, and the Cavs could not fight their way back in the bottom of the inning. 

Cameron Kaiser led with three hits and one RBI, while Mosley, Eric Conner, Joey Holiga, and Jacob Beachy all connected for two hits on the day. Mosley and Brenden Spaulding each hit a double, Mosley also had an RBI. 

Many Cavaliers shared time on the mound, highlighted by Drew Saunier's three innings pitched without giving up a single hit and striking out five batters. Nik Barkdull took the loss for the Cavaliers, taking his record to 1-3 on the season. 

Michael Rogers led the Eagles with three hits and two RBI. Chris Slavik recorded the win from the mound. 

Walsh will head to Findlay on Saturday (April 13) and Sunday (April 14) to take on the Oilers in a four game series.