College Baseball

Wildcats unable to string together timely hits

Posted: Mar. 8, 2018 12:01 am

WICHITA, Kan. -- The Culver-Stockton College baseball team suffered an 11-4 loss to Friends University on Wednesday.

The Wildcats had five players with two or more hits, but it wasn't enough to mount a rally.

Friends University led 8-1 after four innings. C-SC cut the deficit in half with a three-run fifth inning as Jordan Vazquez registered the first of his three doubles and scored on a triple by Sam Riley. Collin Haney scored on a single by TJ Durfee, and Durfee eventually scored on a sacrifice fly by Matt Kuhl.

Vazquez went 3 for 4 while Riley, Durfee, Jonny Damon and Alejandro Cardinale each collected two hits. Eight C-SC pitchers combined to give up 14 hits.

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Marte, Herlihy (4), Hernandez (5), Moussa (6), Smith (7), Watson (7), Jackson (7), Garcia (8) and Riley; Hohn, Stockwell (6), Caporrimo (8), Cruz (9) and Escamilla, Perez (9). WP­--Hohn. LP-- Marte. 2B--Culver-Stockton 4 (Durfee, Vazquez 3), Friends 3 (Gardner, Fink 2). 3B--Culver-Stockton 2 (Riley, Damon).