March 28, 2000
MASON HITS TWO HOME RUNS TO PACE NKU
Norse defeat Spalding, 18-6, behind Masons 4 RBI
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Junior first baseman Matt Mason hit two home runs and drove in four runs Tuesday night as the Northern Kentucky University baseball team defeated Spalding University, 18-6.
Mason, a graduate of Highlands High School, collected four hits to lead the NKU (16-10) offensive attack. Sophomore outfielder Steve Walton had a pair of doubles and four RBI, and junior third baseman Derek Anderson had three hits and two RBI.
The Norse used a 10-run outburst in the third inning to break open a close game.
NKU 18, SPALDING 6
NKU 21(10)/110/003 18 16 2
S.U. 100/000/032 6 10 0
WP-Ayers. LP-Exleben. HITTING LEADERS: NKU-Mason 4-5, 2 HR, 2B, 4 RBI; Walton 2-4, 2 2B, 4 RBI; Anderson 3-5, 3B, 2 RBI.