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Tigers sweep Lakeland, move to 11-3 on season

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

DePauw improved to 11-3 after sweeping tonday's doubleheader against Lakeland. The Tigers won the first game, 8-4 and then took the nightcap, 9-0.

DePauw starter John Tschantz pitched seven shutout innings and allowed just five hits in improving to 3-1.

The Tigers scored five in the fifth and two in the sixth. In the fifth, DePauw loaded the bases with no outs before Jack Gavin singled in a run and Kyle Thompson knocked in two with a base hit. Gavin then scored on a wild pitch and Thompson came home on Justin Weiner's grounder.

Lakeland scored four times in the eighth berfore the Tigers added a solo run in the bottom half of the inning.

The Tigers totaled 11 hits led by Taylor Hoffman, Gavin and Eric Reese with two each. Jacob Heinemeyer, Cal Post, Alex Grant and Zach Hilbert each had two of the Muskies' 10 hits. Nate Brusewitz suffered the loss after pitching five innings.

In the nightcap, Aaron Meyers allowed four hits over six innings in improving to 2-0. The Tigers jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first and then scored six in the third and one each in the sixth and seventh.

Matt Kleine went 4-for-4, while Weiner and Hoffman each had two hits for the Tigers who totaled 13. Dave Novak finished with three hits for Lakeland, while Chris Daun added two. Lakeland totaled seven base hits in the loss and starter Alex Ackerman suffered the loss.

DePauw travels to Wabash on Wednesday for a 4 p.m. single game.

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