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Baseball - Mon, Apr. 2, 2012
(Notre Dame, IN)  The Holy Cross Baseball Team took on Kalamazoo College in a doubleheader at Boehm Park today.
     
The Saints were up heading into the final inning of the first game, but gave up four runs in the top half of the seventh inning to lose 8-5.  The Saints found revenge in the second game leading the whole way before winning 3-2 to split the doubleheader.
 
Game One
 
The Saints were in position to win the game as they were up 5-4 heading in the seventh and final inning of the game. But they could not hold off Kalamazoo in the final inning as they posted four runs in top half to secure the victory 8-5 in the first game of the doubleheader.
 
Freshman Blake Comella (Glendale, Arizona) finished a perfect 3 for3 for the day from the plate with one rbi.  Junior Daniel Wawrzusin (Potomac, Maryland) went 2 for 4 with one run, and sophomore Ben Bournay (St. Joseph, Michigan) went 2 for 3 with an rbi in the game.
 
Freshman Josh Shuller (Elkhart, Indiana), pitched four solid innings in the start allowing three hits, one earned run, and three walks.
 
Game Two
 
The second proved to be a pitchers duel, and sophomore Patrick Sweeney (Sarasota, Florida) was up to the challenge.  He started and recorded the win on the day as the Saints battled and scored three runs on four hits to beat Kalamazoo College 3-2 in the second game of the doubleheader.
 
Wawrzusin went 1 for 3 with and rbi, and Giovannia Ayala (Miami, Florida) went 1 for 3 from the plate, and provided some run stopping spectacular catches out in right field to help the Saints preserve the win.
 
Sweeney allowed just three hits, one earned run, and three walks in recording the win on the mound for the Saints.
 
Holy Cross is now 5-20 on the season and 2-8 in the CCAC.  They have a CCAC doubleheader matchup tomorrow against Robert Morris at Boehm Park.  First pitch is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.