The University of Michigan-Dearborn baseball team took on the University of Northwestern Ohio this past Sunday. The game was supposed to be part of a doubleheader, but the second game was suspended in the 6th inning due to darkness.
The bats were electric in the first game as both teams combined for 29 hits and 23 runs. The Racers won the offensive onslaught by a score of 13-10 and senior Jacob Lewis earned the win. Junior Cameron Tubbs took the loss, while junior Dean Kellogg picked up the save for the Racers.
Junior Justin Dolny led the Wolverine offense, going 2-for-6 with a double, a home run, and three runs driven in. Junior Andrew Capone went 3-for-6 with a triple and three runs scored.
Northwestern Ohio’s offense was led by junior Shakur Jackson, who went 4-for-5 with three runs batted in and three runs scored. The Racers only had three extra base hits, all three of which were doubles.
Starter Brett McEldowney went only 3 ⅔ innings for Northwestern Ohio, giving up eight hits and five earned runs. Lewis went three innings and gave up three hits, one run, and two walks, while striking out two.
Junior John Dyda start on the mound for UM-Dearborn. He went 4 ⅓ innings, giving up four hits, five runs (three earned), and four walks. He also recorded five strikeouts. Tubbs went 1 ⅓ innings and surrendered four runs on six hits.
The win improved Northwestern Ohio’s record to 3-0 and dropped UM-Dearborn’s record to 3-2. The Wolverine’s next game will be Friday at 4 p.m. against Mount Vernon Nazarene in Mount Vernon, Ohio. The game will be the first of a three game series against Mount Nazarene to conclude the fall portion of the schedule.