Middle Innings Costly For Baseball in Loss at Neumann

Middle Innings Costly For Baseball in Loss at Neumann

ASTON, Pa. - Wesley College's baseball team fell at Neumann University, 17-5, on Thursday afternoon.  The Wolverines now stand at 10-19 on the season while the Knights improve to 14-8-1.

Neumann jumped out to an early 4-0 lead with four runs in the first inning off starting pitcher Sam Meck.  Wesley cut the deficit in half with a pair of runs in the second with a solo home run by Connor Gobright, followed by an RB single by Joe Hummel which scored Mike Calvarese from second.

Both teams went scoreless in the third but the Knights had a pair of five-run innings in the fourth and sixth, sandwiching the a two-run fifth to break the game open.

Hummel, Matt Domian and Calvarese all drove in runs later in the game as Wesley scored a run in each of the last three innings.  Calvarese and Hummel were the only Wolverines with multi-hit games as the Navy & White connected for only seven hits on the day.  Calvarese also scored three of the team's four runs.

The Wolverines will take on Valley Forge on Saturday, April 25 at Frawley Stadium in Wilmington, Del., in a 6 pm start.  Frawley Stadium is home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks, the Single-A affiliate for Major League Baseball's Kansas City Royals.