Baseball team shutout by Bluffton, 5-0

Baseball team shutout by Bluffton, 5-0

OLIVET, Mich. – The Olivet College baseball team stepped away from Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) play for the afternoon and was shutout by Bluffton (Ohio) University, 5-1, at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.

Final Scores: Bluffton 5, Olivet 0
Location: Cutler Athletic Complex; Olivet, Mich.
Records: Bluffton 13-12 overall, Olivet 3-21 overall

  • The Beavers took advantage of two Comet errors to score four unearned runs in the third inning.
  • Bluffton manufactured its final run in the ninth inning on a double, sacrifice bunt and RBI-single.
  • Olivet had only one runner reach third base in the game.

  • Olivet tallied just four hits, all singles.
  • Sophomore Logan Sella had two hits.
  • Sophomore Bruce Allen walked twice in his three plate appearances.
  • On the mound, junior Zac Walter threw all nine innings. He gave up eight hits, walked nobody and struck out three batters, while throwing 94 pitches (73 for strikes).

  • Lenny Winiarski went 3-for-4, with a double and RBI.
  • Colin Gregory hit a two-run double.
  • Parker Reynolds had two hits, including a double.
  • Cam Clark picked-up the pitching win after allowing three hits and two walks over the first seven innings. He recorded five strikeouts.
  • Tommy Siemer pitched the final two innings in relief.

  • Olivet resumes league play Saturday when it hosts Trine (Ind.) University for a doubleheader, starting at 1 p.m.