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Bucs come up short against Wofford, 8-7
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 14, 2010) - The ETSU baseball team fell victim to two big innings as the Bucs dropped a 8-7 contest against Wofford Wednesday night at Russell C. King Field in Spartanburg, S.C.
The Bucs (19-13, 8-4 A-Sun) were out hit 15-7 in the contest. Freshman Derek Bushey (
Cash Collins picked up the win for the Terriers (11-21, 4-8 SoCon) going 1.2 innings giving up one runs on two hits with two strikeouts.
Junior Paul Hoilman (
The Terries grabbed a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second as Landon Bennett came in to score on a Neil Robinette double down the left field line. Wofford added three more runs in the inning highlighted by a RBI single by James Foster to take a 4-0 advantage.
In the top of the fourth, the Bucs got on the board as Hoilman scored on a wild pitch by Gus White to make the score 4-1.
Wofford got the run back in the bottom half as Matt Moore came in to score on a Foster single to give the Terriers a 5-1 lead.
ETSU exploded for four runs on three hits in the top of the fifth to even the game at 5-all. A two-run double by Hoilman and RBI singles by Bo Reeder (
After a Hoilman double in the seventh,
Wofford answered in the bottom of the seventh scoring three runs on five hits including a solo home run by Kyle Behrendt and a two-run single by Michael McConnell to take a 8-6 lead.
After a scoreless eighth, the Bucs cut the Terrier lead to 8-7 as Hoilman came in to score on a Wofford error. With runners on first and second and one out, Green lined into a double play to end the game.
The Bucs are back in action Friday at 7 p.m. as they host Mercer in the first game of a three-game conference series. Please visit www.ETSUBucs.com for more information on ETSU baseball and all other Buccaneer athletic news.
Wofford 8, ETSU 7 (April 14, 2010 at
WC................ 040 100 30x - 8 15 4 (11-21, 4-8 SoCon)
WC - Gus White; Anthony Rowland (5); Pete Noorsday (5); Bobby Streisel (5); Cash Collins (7); Drew Sheridan (8)
HR - WC - Kyle Behrendt (4)
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