Baldwin Wallace University Baseball Team Falls to Muskingum, 3-1, to Snap Five-Game Win Streak
PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA – The Baldwin Wallace University baseball team fell to Muskingum University 3-1 today (Tuesday, March 6, 2012) on the fourth day of its annual Spring Break trip at the Snowbird Baseball Classic. The loss snapped a five-game winning streak for the Yellow Jackets.
With its loss, BW is now 5-2 overall. Muskingum improved to 2-1 overall.
The Yellow Jackets got on the board first, scoring a run in the first inning. The Muskies answered in the second with a run to even the score at 1-1. Muskingum broke the tie in the eighth inning, scoring two runs, to take a 3-1 lead and then hold on for the victory.
Sophomore right-hander Jon Capadona (North Royalton) started on the mound for BW and threw six and two-thirds strong innings, allowing one run (earned) on six hits. In relief, senior Bill Bostelman (Marion/ Harding) threw one- third of an inning, allowing two runs (both unearned) on one hit, walking one and striking out one. Junior Jon Tenley (Wadsworth) finished the game for BW, allowing no runs and striking out one.
At the plate, the Yellow Jackets were led by senior shortstop Anthony Longhitano (Cuyahoga Falls), who went three-for-four. Longhitano also led BW defensively with five assists.
BW returns to action tomorrow, March 7, 2012, when it plays Moravian (Pa.) College in a single, nine-inning game at 3 p.m. The Yellow Jackets are playing eight varsity and four junior varsity games in seven days in the Sunshine State. BW’s first home game is on Wednesday, April 4, against nonleague and cross-town rival Case Western Reserve University at Heritage Field in Berea at 4 p.m.