Ky. - Matt Wagers went 4-for-5 and drove in four runs as Northern
Kentucky University completed a doubleheader sweep Wednesday with
a 9-3 win over Kentucky Wesleyan.
Wagers, a junior
right fielder, had two doubles and a pair of singles as NKU improved
to 29-14-1, 27-8-1 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Conor McGeehan
and Chris Nann each added two hits for the Norse offensive attack.
went six innings to pick up the victory in the first game. Winterhalter
(4-2) struck out six batters and allowed just two hits.
In the opener,
Matt Marksbury limited Kentucky Wesleyan to one run in five innings
as NKU posted a 5-2 win. Wagers added two hits for the Norse, and
Jim Volpe had a two-run triple.
a junior right-hander, is now 4-2 on the mound this season. Steve
Thomas notched his seventh save of the season by pitching the final
school-record streak of consecutive scoreless innings pitched ended
at 28 when Kentucky Wesleyan pushed across a run in the bottom of
the seventh. The senior from Elder High School had not allowed a
run this season until Wednesday.
NKU, in sole
possession of first place in the GLVC, will play host to Indianapolis
in a four-game series at Florence on Saturday and Sunday. Prior
to Sunday’s opener, NKU will recognize its six seniors - McGeehan,
Steve Thomas, Paul David Patterson, Joe Kendall, Matt Jones and
Chris Wilson - during Senior Day festivities.
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