Pointers Baseball Wins Three out of Four Over Oshkosh
Photo by Jack McLaughlin.

Pointers Baseball Wins Three out of Four Over Oshkosh

The University of Wisconsin Stevens-Point baseball team continues to win this season after winning three of four games over UW-Oshkosh, with back to back doubleheaders on April 11 and 12.

In the first game, senior outfielder Bobby Gregorich hit a grand slam in the eighth inning for the 8-5 win. Freshman pitcher Ben Miller won his fourth game of the season, pitching four innings of relief and striking out three.

In the second game, the Pointers won 11-6, courtesy of three home runs from shortstop Riley Spetz, first basemen Kyle McHugh and outfielder Cody Hanke, who hit his sixth of the season.

In the second doubleheader, the Pointers won game one in ten innings 2-1 from a game-winning squeeze bunt by sophomore Ben Gerber.

Starting pitcher Mitch Beau threw nine innings, gave up an unearned run striking out six, but also received a no-decision. Sophomore Alex Thompson recorded his first win on the mound after pitching one inning of relief.

In the final game, UWSP had an early 5-0 lead with a four-run second inning and all nine hitters recording at least hit. The lead did not last as the Titans came back to win 9-8, taking one game of the series. With a record of 16-5, UWSP will face UW-Lacrosse on April 15.


Marty Kauffman

Sports Editor




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