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Baldwin Wallace University Baseball Team Defeats Oberlin College, 10-0, in Oberlin

BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jacket baseball team defeated Oberlin College, 10-0, today at Dill Field in Oberlin. With the victory, the Yellow Jackets are now 18-12 overall and snap their two-game losing steak. With its loss, Oberlin is now 8-17 overall.

BW scored runs in the second, fourth, fifth, eighth and ninth innings, on their way to the victory. On the mound, senior righthander Ryan Petrusky (Bellefontaine) pitched eight shutout innings allowing only four hits and striking out seven in route to the first shutout of his career. Freshman Chris Anderson (Bellefontaine) pitched a scoreless ninth in relief.

The Yellow Jacket hitting attack was led by sophomore second baseman Mike Turchan (Mayfield) and senior designated hitter Jason Elias (Warren)Turchan had four hits including his fifth home run of the season, scored three runs and drove in four more.  Elias went three for four on the day with a run scored and an RBI.  Junior third baseman Ryan Petraitis (Clinton/ Manchester) added two hits and two RBI for the Yellow Jackets.

The Yellow Jackets will be back in action tomorrow when they host first place Heidelberg College in a key OAC doubleheader at Heritage Field starting at 1:00.  The Jackets will also host Wilmington on Saturday, April 26th in another OAC doubleheader also starting at 1:00 p.m.

FOR MORE BW SPORTS INFORMATION, please contact Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at 440-826-2327, by FAX at 440-826-2329 or via e-mail at kruple@bw.edu. To contact Head Coach Bob Fisher, please call him at 440-826-2182, FAX him at 440-826-2192 or 6980.

To get all of the latest Yellow Jacket baseball information, please log onto our Web site at www.bw.edu/athletics  and then go to the baseball pages. There you can access the team roster, current game and season statistics, game stories, information on our coaching staff and program and much, much more.

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