UTM’s impressive start leads to just one win
Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 12:00 pm
UT Martin had a great start and almost had a fantastic finish.
The Skyhawks won the opening game of its OVC series against Eastern Kentucky with an 11-7 win on Friday but then suffered losses of 16-3 and 8-7 in baseball action at home
UTM (12-34, 6-15 OVC) had an 8-run fourth inning to overcome a 3-0 deficit in the opening game. Then, in the rubber game on Sunday, the Skyhawks tied the game three times but could never get ahead in falling short by a run.
Nico Zych had a big weekend with six hits.
UTM 11, EKU 7
Jordan Owen and Phil Sorensen were 3-for-4 with a double, Sorensen scoring twice, while Zych was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI for UTM.
Jake Deason and Sonny Mastromatteo had two hits each, and Grant Glasser doubled and drove in two runs.
Alec Mills (3-5) was the winning pitcher, while Dan Tobik picked up his fourth save of the season.
EKU 16, UTM 3
Chase Okey was 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs, and Zych doubled for the Skyhawks.
Alex Boshers (0-4) suffered the mound loss.
EKU 8, UTM 7
The Skyhawks played catch-up all afternoon and came up just short,
Owen and Zych were 3-for-5, Owen with a triple, double and two runs and Zych with a double, while Matt Young was 2-for-4 and Glasser doubled.
Willie Frederick (3-7) suffered the loss. Published in The WCP 5.8.12