April 15, 2000
UM-ST. LOUIS SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER FROM NKU
NKUs Aker denied 800th career victory again Saturday
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - The University of Missouri-St. Louis baseball team swept a doubleheader from Northern Kentucky University on Saturday afternoon by scores of 3-0 and 5-3 at Friendship Field.
NKU head coach Bill Aker needed just one win on Saturday to pick up his 800th career victory with the Norse, but Missouri-St. Louis used solid pitching and timely hitting to sweep the doubleheader. The Rivermen improved to 23-5-1 overall, 12-2 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
In the first game, Missouri-St. Louis right-hander Bob Kavran tossed a four-hit shutout against NKU. The Rivermen took the second game as Bob Stehman homered and Scott Luczak added two RBI.
NKU (20-18, 4-9 GLVC) will play host to Quincy University in a doubleheader at noon Sunday.
UM-ST. LOUIS 3, NKU 0
UMSL 210/000/0 3 5 1
NKU 000/000/0 0 4 2
WP-Kavran. LP-Scarbrough. HITTING LEADERS: UMSL-Stehman 2-2, 2B, 2 RBI.
UM-ST. LOUIS 5, NKU 3
UMSL 101/300/000 5 6 1
NKU 100/001/001 3 10 0
WP-Stringer. LP-Ayers. SV-Wilson. HITTING LEADERS: UMSL-Stehman 1-3, HR; Luczak 1-2, 2 RBI. NKU-Rahschulte 2-3, 2B; Walton 2-4, 2B; Bays 1-5, 2B. RECORDS: UM-St. Louis 23-5-1, 12-2 GLVC; NKU 20-18, 4-9 GLVC.