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Indiana Wesleyan
Truett-McConnell (Ga.)
Baseball - Sat, Feb. 11, 2017

CLEVELAND, Ga. -- Brandon Shaffer scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the 10th inning and Andrew Breytenbach crushed a grand slam for insurance as Indiana Wesleyan University baseball won 7-2 in 10 innings at Truett McConnell (Ga.). The win in game two gave IWU the doubleheader split on Saturday and a split in the four game weekend series in Cleveland, Georgia.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Score Game 1:  Truett McConnell def. Indiana Wesleyan, 8-4
  • Score Game 2:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Truett McConnell, 7-2 (10 innings)
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 2-2   |   Truett McConnell 7-2
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan - Receiving votes   |    - Not ranked
  • Location:   TMU Baseball Complex   |   Truett McConnell University   |   Cleveland, Ga. 


 

GAME 1 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Truett McConnell jumped out to a 7-0 lead after 4 innings.
  • Caleb Eder ripped a three-run double and Andrew Breytenbach had an RBI single to bring Indiana Wesleyan to within three runs at 7-4.
  • Caleb Eder:  3.1 IP, 7 R, 5 H, 4 BB, 2 K   |   2-for-4, 2B, 3 RBI

     

GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Bears scored single runs in each the 1st and 2nd innings for a second straight early advantage.
  • Grant Thompson hit a solo home run in the 3rd inning and Ryan Bixler added an RBI single in the 4th inning for a 2-2 tie.
  • Neither team scored again until the 10th inning when Indiana Wesleyan plated five runs. Brandon Shaffer scored the eventual winning run on a wild pitch and Andrew Breytenbach followed with a grand slam for a 7-2 lead.
  • Jordan Wharton:  1-for-3, 2 BB
  • Andrew Breytenbach:  1-for-4, HR, 4 RBI
  • Grant Thompson:  3-for-4, BB, 2B, 2 R, 1 RBI

     

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan travels south again next weekend with a four game series at #RV Bryan (Tenn.) in Dayton, Tennessee. 
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Cleveland, Ga. TMU Baseball Complex
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#26 Caleb EderDoubles 3 Players
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-Save-
Indiana WesleyanIndv. StatsTruett McConnell
#14 Grant ThompsonDoubles #30 Davis Dasher
NoneTriples None
2 Players (#10,#14)Home Runs None
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