2007
Baseball carves twinbill at Rockford

Baseball carves twinbill at Rockford
April 18, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

Benedictine's baseball squad split a Northern Athletics Conference doubleheader at Rockford College, losing the opener by a 3-0 score before taking the second game, 6-3. The Eagles are now 11-14 overall and 5-7 in the NAC. Garrett Follmuth went seven complete innings in the first game in absorbing the loss. Follmuth allowed seven hits and two runs. The Eagles managed just three hits versus Regents' ace Fabian Gomez. Benedictine batters were fanned 11 times by Gomez in the game. Dan Glennon, Anthony Carioscia and Brendan Keane each had singles to account for the sum total of the Eagles' offense. In game two, senior hurler Mark Erickson gave another strong performance with seven complete innings and giving up five hits. Erickson allowed two runs, only one of which was earned, and struck out seven with no walks. Neither team had an extra-base hit in the game, but Benedictine managed to mold its five hits and four walks into the six runs. Senior firstbaseman Matt Evans was 2-for-4 with two runs scored to lead the Eagles.

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Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.