April 9, 2019 / Trailblazer baseball adds to win column
VINCENNES, Ind. – With a win over nationally ranked Lincoln Land over
the weekend and an 8-3 victory over Frontier on Tuesday, the Vincennes
University baseball team hopes to keep the momentum going heading into
Against Frontier, the Trailblazers scored three runs in the first
inning and tacked on runs in the fourth and fifth innings for a 5-1
lead at Jerry Blemker Field.
Frontier scored twice in the top of the sixth to make it 5-3. VU
answered by putting two more runs on the scoreboard in the bottom of
the inning and scored again in the eighth.
Sophomore pitcher Luke Lancaster earned the win. He allowed one hit
and zero runs in 3 innings. He struck out three batters in relief.
Sophomore Brian Campbell earned the save. He had one strikeout and
allowed zero hits and runs in 3.1 innings.
The Trailblazers collected eight hits.
Sophomore Treven Madden hit 2-for-2, including a double.
Freshman Ryan Robison was 2-for-5 and one RBI. He also scored a run.
Sophomore Tyler Estes scored twice and hit a double.
VU’s overall record improved to 17-15.
The Trailblazers possess a 5-7 Mid-West Athletic Conference record.
They resume league play with a four-game conference series against
Illinois Central College on Saturday and Sunday in East Peoria,
Illinois. Saturday’s doubleheader begins at 2 p.m. EDT. The
doubleheader on Sunday starts at noon EDT.
VU won the final contest of a four-game series against No. 18 Lincoln
Land 11-9 last Sunday.
Vincennes University Newsroom
MARCIA MARTINEZ, Sports Information Director & University
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VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom