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Baldwin Wallace University Baseball Team Beaten By Wooster, 7-0

BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jacket baseball team lost in nonleague action today (April 10) to The College of Wooster, 7-0, at Heritage Field in Berea. With the loss, the Yellow Jackets fall to 13-9 overall and next play on Saturday, April 12 when they travel to perennial Ohio Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III powerhouse Marietta College for an OAC doubleheader at Pioneer Park at 1:05 p.m.

Despite today's loss, the Yellow Jackets had five players each have a base hit and a pair of pitchers toss a scoreless inning for their bright spots. Offensively getting base hits were senior shortstop Jim Leffler (Chagrin Falls), sophomore second baseman Mike Turchan (Mayfield), freshman designated hitter Dan Melito (Massillon Washington), junior third baseman Ryan Petraitis (Clinton/ Manchester) and junior outfielder Greg Wisniewski (Brunswick). On the mound, both freshman lefthander Aaron Krieger (Bellefontaine) and junior righthander Cal Snyder (East Canton) each tossed a scoreless inning. Senior Ryan Petrusky (Cuyahoga Falls) took the loss and is now 4-3 on the season.

Following its trip to Marietta, BW returns home and will play at Heritage Field next Tuesday when it hosts OAC and Cleveland cross-town rival John Carroll University in an OAC twinbill at 1:00 p.m. The Yellow Jackets are also at home next Thursday when they play nonleague and Cleveland cross-town rival Case Western Reserve University in a single game at 3:30 p.m.

Fans are reminded that both Yellow Jacket games at Marietta and all home games are broadcast on campus radio station WBW, 88.3 FM, and via the College Internet Web site at www.bw.edu/athletics. For more information on WBW baseball broadcasts, please call the station at 440-826-2187 or 2145.

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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