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Baldwin Wallace University Baseball Team Loses Twice at Urbana University, 13-1 and 4-3

BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University baseball team lost a pair of games at NAIA foe Urbana University, 13-1 and 4-3, today (Sunday, March 18) in Urbana, Ohio.

With its losses, the Yellow Jackets fall to 5-6 overall and Urbana improves to 12-5 overall.

In the first game, Urbana pounded out 14 base hits and scored in each of the first four innings to build a 9-0 lead. Urbana added four more runs in the bottom of the sixth for a 13-0 lead before BW scored its run in the seventh.

In the nightcap, BW scored three times in the top of the first inning before Urbana added one in the bottom of the first and two more in the second to tie it at 3-3. The game stayed that way until the final inning.  The winning run scored in the bottom of the seventh inning with the bases loaded when an Urbana batter was hit-by-pitch.

At the plate, junior rightfielder Kevin Shenker (Twinsburg) had BWs lone hit in the first game. In the nightcap, junior leftfielder Mike Brisky (Berea) led the offense with two hits, including a double and a run-scoring double in the first inning.  On the mound, senior Clayton Kynkor (Auburn Township/ Kenston) took the first game loss and senior Jim Wochele (Richmond Heights) was saddled with the loss in the nightcap.

BW next plays on Thursday, March 22 when it hosts nonleague foe Notre Dame College (Ohio) at 1:00 p.m. in a varsity and then junior varsity doubleheader at Heritage Field on the BW campus. BW also hosts Walsh University on Sunday, March 25 in another varsity/ J.V. twinbill at 1:00 p.m.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact BW Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at 440-826-2327, by FAX machine at 440-826-2329 or via e-mail at kruple@bw.edu.  To contact Head Coach Jack Bethlenfalvy, pleace call him in the office at 440-826-5931 or you can reach him via e-mail at jbethlen@bw.edu.

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