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No. 28-ranked Mount Union blanks Muskies

No. 28-ranked Mount Union blanks Muskies

The 28-ranked Mount Union Purple Raiders blanked the Muskies in Ohio Athletic Conference action on Wednesday afternoon. Mount Union won the opener 7-0 and claimed the nightcap, 4-0.

The Basics 

  • Records: Muskingum (14-16 overall, 5-7 OAC), Mount Union (24-6 overall, 13-1 OAC)
  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - Mose Morehead Field 

Game One 

  • Muskingum was led at the plate by senior Matt Lynn going 2-for-3.
  • Sophomore Ben Van Wey finished the contest 2-for-4.
  • Sophomore Patrick McGinty dealt the loss for the Muskies pitching 5.1 innings allowing seven runs on 11 hits. 
  • Conner Koski led the Mount Union offense going 1-for-4 with two RBI's and a run scored.
  • On the mound, Phil Mary collected the win throwing eight scoreless innings surrendering six hits.
  • The Purple Raiders plated a run in the top of the first inning and one in the second inning to take the early 2-0 advantage.
  • In the top of the sixth inning, Mount Union busted the game wide open following a Muskie miscue to capture the win. 

Game Two

  • Lynn led the Muskies at the dish going 1-for-3.
  • Van Wey, senior Joe Shumar and sophomore Marc Ibarra all finished the contest 1-for-4.
  • On the mound, sophomore Darien Smith took the loss for the Muskies pitching 5.2 innings allowing three runs on six hits. 
  • Nick Satovich led the Purple Raider attack going 2-for-4 with a RBI and two runs scored.
  • Noah Skladan claimed the win throwing a complete game shutout.
  • The Mount Union attack struck in the top of the fourth inning as Satovich recorded a RBI single, 2-0.
  • The Purple Raiders tacked on an insurance run in the sixth inning and one in the ninth inning en route to the win.

Up Next

  • Muskingum returns to action Thursday, April 20 as they host Denison. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.