Tigers take three of four at Sewanee

Monday, April 2, 2007

Staff Reports

SEWANEE, Tenn. -- DePauw baseball took three of four from Sewanee over the weekend to improve its record to 15-11 and 5-3 in SCAC play. Sewanee is now 4-22 with a 1-7 conference mark.

On Saturday, DePauw swept both ends of the doubleheader, taking game one by a 5-2 score and the nightcap by a 13-8 count.

In game one, Jeremy Alland improved to 3-1, allowing two unearned runs on five hits. The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the second when Matt Fritz drove in Adam Ford with a single.

Sewanee tied the score in the bottom of the second as Tyler Williams drove in a run after being hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. They took the 2-1 lead after the second DePauw error of the inning.

Jeremy Dickinson tied the score with an RBI double in the fifth. In the fifth, Adam Ford led off with a homer, and Fritz drove in two with a single.

Fritz and Justin Weiner each had two of the Tigers' eight hits, with Fritz driving in three runs. Steve Shepherd fell to 0-3 with the loss.

In the second game, DePauw took a 5-0 lead in the second and extended it to 11-2 in the fourth.

The Tigers collected 11 hits, with Matt Kleine going 4-for-4 with seven RBI and a two-run homer in the first. Chris Newman collected two hits for DePauw and crossed the plate four times. Sewanee finished with seven hits, with Taylor Burns leading the way with two home runs.

John Tschantz improved to 3-0 with the win, while Josh Curtis dropped to 3-4 with the loss.

On Sunday, Sewanee opened the day with a win, defeating the Tigers, 10-7. DePauw evened the day with a 9-5 win in the late game.

In the first game, DePauw held a 4-2 lead in the second, but Sewanee scored seven in the bottom half of the inning and never trailed again.

DePauw totaled 12 hits, with Ford, Weiner and Eric Reese each collecting two. Sewanee also had 12 hits, with John Davis leading the way with four. Tom Willis, Brian Pederson and Frank Morris each added two.

Will King improved to 1-1 with the win, while Richard Cassedy collected his first save. Brad Gerlach dropped to 1-2 with the loss.

In the nightcap, Sewanee took a 3-0 lead in the first, but DePauw came back with four in the third, one in the fifth and three in the sixth.

DePauw had 15 hits, led by Newman with three. Dickinson, Kleine, Ford, Weiner and Taylor Hoffman each had two hits. Hoffman hit a solo home run in the ninth. Davis collected two of Sewanee's six hits and drove in three. Davis and Daniel Hinkle each homered in the loss.

Matt Westernkirchner took the win to improve to 2-0. Greg Bartleski fell to 0-6 with the loss.

DePauw hosts Franklin at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

At Sewanee

March 31

Game 1

DePauw 010 013 0 -- 5 8 2

Sewanee 020 000 0 -- 2 5 0

WP -- Alland

LP -- Shepherd

2B -- Dickinson (DPU), H. Williams (SE)

3B -- Morris (SE)

HR -- Ford (DPU)

SB -- Weiner, Fritz (DPU)

Game 2

DePauw 230 600 200 -- 13 11 5

Sewanee 020 022 002 -- 8 7 5

WP -- Tschantz

LP -- Curtis

2B -- Newman 2, Kleine (DPU)

HR -- Burns 2 (SE), Kleine (DPU)

SB -- Dickinson, Kleine, Weiner

April 1

Game 1

DePauw 042 001 0 -- 7 12 3

Sewanee 270 010 X -- 10 12 4

WP -- King

LP -- Gerlach

S -- Cassedy

2B -- Davis 2, Willis, Morris, Ray (SE), Dickinson (DPU)

HR -- Ford (DPU)

SB -- Ford (DPU)

Game 2

DePauw 004 013 001 -- 9 15 0

Sewanee 300 000 020 -- 5 6 1

WP -- Westernkirchner

LP -- Bartleski

2B -- Ford, Reese (DPU)

HR -- Hoffman (DPU), Davis, Hinkle (SE)

SB -- Kleine, Weiner, Hoffman (DPU)

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