DOVER, Del. – The Wesley College baseball team were upended 7-5 by the Salisbury Seagulls in a Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) game at Bob Reed Field on Wednesday.
Wesley got off to a hot start as Chris Seibert knocked a three-run homer in the first inning to give the Wolverines the 3-0 advantage.
However, Salisbury tallied two runs in the fourth and fifth innings to take the 4-3 lead. Wesley registered a run in the bottom of the fifth when Seibert plated Deshawn Aiken on a RBI groundout.
Salisbury responded with three runs in the sixth. Wesley did plate a run in the seventh when Trey Mears scored on a wild pitch to cut the Salisbury lead to 7-5.
Wesley did get the tying run to the plate in the bottom of the ninth but Salisbury's Pete Grasso got Cody Dmiterchik to groundout to shortstop to end the game.
Mears went 4-for-5 with two runs scored for the Wolverines and was a home run away from hitting for the cycle. Seibert went 3-for-4 with a home run and four runs batted in while Michael Piccirillo tallied two hits in the loss.
Jack Berry led the Seagulls with a 3-for-5 day with a home run and three runs batted in.
The Wolverines (12-9, 4-6 CAC) will be back in action on Saturday when they travel to Fredericksburg, Va. to face the Mary Washington Eagles in a CAC doubleheader. First pitch is scheduled for 12 p.m.