Greg Moss threw
five innings of no-hit baseball
- Northern Kentucky University’s senior class made the 2006
home finale a winning occasion with a 6-4 victory over Indianapolis
in the second game of a doubleheader Sunday.
The Norse jumped
out to a 6-0 lead and earned a split of the doubleheader by holding
off Indianapolis on Senior Day. NKU won three of four weekend games
against the Greyhounds and upped its record to 32-15-1 overall,
30-9-1 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
drove in two runs with a third-inning double to spark the NKU offense.
The junior right fielder from Hamilton, Ohio, went 2-for-3 with
a pair of doubles in the second game to cap an impressive offensive
For the week,
Wagers was 9-for-18 (.500) with five doubles, a home run and 12
RBI. He also scored seven runs and finished with a .944 slugging
percentage as NKU won five of six games.
Conor McGeehan went 3-for-4 with an RBI in the nightcap. Kory Lonergan
was 2-for-4 and scored twice, while teammate Jon Back scored two
Greg Moss started
the second game Sunday and held Indianapolis hitless for his five
innings of work. Moss walked four and struck out two batters to
get his fourth win of the season.
six seniors - McGeehan, Steve Thomas, Paul David Patterson, Joe
Kendall, Matt Jones and Chris Wilson - were recognized during Senior
Day festivities before the opener, but Indianapolis survived a late
rally and posted a 4-3 win over the Norse.
Jon Back (right)
after scoring a run
nearly tied the game in the sixth inning when he launched a deep
drive off the right-center field fence. The ball missed going out
by inches, and Nann settled for a double that put runners on second
and third with one out.
with a sacrifice fly that drove in McGeehan to cut the Indianapolis
lead to 4-3, but Jones grounded out to first to end the inning.
remained atop the GLVC standings with the split, is ranked No. 2
in the latest NCAA II North Central Region poll. The top six teams
in each region advance to the NCAA Division II Tournament May 18-21.
second-place team in the GLVC standings, was swept at home by Missouri-Rolla
on Sunday. As a result, NKU now holds a 2 1/2 game lead over the
Hawks (30-15 overall, 28-12 GLVC) as the two teams battle for the
No. 1 seed in the upcoming GLVC Tournament.
NKU will begin
a four-game series at Wisconsin-Parkside on Saturday. Those two
teams will wrap up that series with another doubleheader on Sunday.
NKU will close
the regular season with a four-game series at Missouri-Rolla on
May 6-7. The GLVC Tournament begins at Sauget, Ill., May 11, with
the top six teams in the league standings qualifying for the double-elimination
NKU won GLVC
Tournament championships in both 2002 and ’04. The Norse also
advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament in both of those seasons.
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