Muskies Swept by Sabres
Athletics - posted on 3/27/2007
The Muskies suffered their first conference losses of the season, falling to Northern Athletics Conference foe Marian College 4-1 and 5-2 in action in Fond du Lac on Tuesday.
In the opener, the Sabres (6-6,2-0 NAC) got on the board first in the fourth inning to take a 1-0 lead . The Muskies (6-8, 2-2 NAC) scored in the top of the sixth when sophomore Shawn Loch scored on an error by the Sabres' third baseman. The Sabres answered in the bottom sixth and added two more runs in the eighth inning to take the contest.
Senior Tyler Schmitt and freshman Jake Schoemann led the Muskies at bat, going 2-for-4 and 2-for-3, respectively.
Lakeland sophomore Jake VanCamp pitched the entire game and was the first Muskie to pitch a whole nine-inning game this season. He gave up four runs on 11 hits in the loss
In the second game, Marian jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first. The Muskies answered with two runs of their own in the second when freshman Jacob Heinemeyer singled to send Schoemann and senior Brett Anschutz home. Marian scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the third to go up, 5-2, and hold on for the win.
Senior Mitch Heinemeyer and Anschutz led the Muskies going 2-for-4 at bat, while Schoemann went 2-for-3. Jacob Heinemeyer led the Muskies in RBIs with two.
Sophomore Kris Saiberlich took the loss in six innings on the mound. The Fond du Lac native gave up five runs on seven hits. Sophomore Mike Phillips pitched two scoreless innings in relief, giving up just two hits.
The Muskies left a total of 19 runners on base on the day, also factoring into the loss.
The Muskies go on the road this weekend to Illinois for a pair of contests. On Saturday, they'll face Benedictine in Lisle, Ill., at noon and the University of Chicago in River Forest on Sunday at 1 p.m.
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