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Baldwin Wallace Defeats Walsh University, 7-3, in North Canton

BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University baseball team defeated non-conference opponent Walsh University, this afternoon (April 3rd), 7-3, in North Canton.  With the win, the Yellow Jackets improve to 11-7 on the season and will host Ohio Athletic Conference rival Mount Union College on Saturday, April 5th in an OAC doubleheader.  Walsh falls to 12-9 on the year. 

Senior right-hander Ryan Petrusky (Cuyahoga Falls) started for the Jackets and pitched five innings giving up two runs on five hits and striking out one. Petrusky now has a record on 4-3 on the year, and his four wins ties him for the team lead with junior left-hander Dale Koler (Brunswick) Freshman Chris Anderson (Bellefontaine) pitched three scoreless innings in relief allowing only one hit.  Sophomore Bob Glavan (Mentor) pitched the ninth allowing one run on three hits.

Leading the Yellow Jackets again at the plate today was senior All-Ohio Athletic Conference and All-Region first baseman Pat Shannon (Madison, Conn./ Daniel Hand) who went two for five on the day with his team-leading fifth home run of the year and a double, his 11th on the season.  Shannon also scored three runs and two runs batted in.  Sophomore second baseman Mike Turchan (Mayfield Heights) went three for three with a school-tying record three doubles and two RBI.  Junior third baseman Ryan Petraitis (Akron/Manchester High School) also added two hits including a double and three RBI.

Following their doubleheader with Mount Union, BW will host two non-conference games next week.  BW will face Hiram College on Tuesday, April 8th, and then will host the College of Wooster on Thursday, April 10th.  Both games will start at 3:30 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 Dr. Robert "Bob" Fisher, please call him at 440-826-2182, FAX him at 440-826-2192 or e-mail him at rfisher@bw.edu.

To view today's game results, please log onto the BW Internet Web site for athletics at www.bw.edu/athletics. Then go to baseball and the baseball schedule page. There you can view game stories, game stats and season statistics.

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