WC baseball wins, loses against Pitt-Bradford

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FT. MYERS, Fla. – The Wilmington College baseball team equaled their win total by earned a non-conference doubleheader split with Pitt Bradford Wednesday at the Player Development Complex.

Wilmington lost to Pitt-Bradford 10-7 in the first game and won the second game 13-3.

Seven of Wilmington’s nine starters had at least one hit in the first game.

Freshman Antonio Miller continues to excel for the Fightin’ Quakers, driving in a career-best four runs, while going 2-for-4 at the plate.

Sophomore Corey Lugiano, who is platooning behind the plate, went 2-for-4 with an RBI to keep his batting average at .500 on the year.

Freshman Joey Hollback (1-1) took the loss, allowing four runs in 4 1/3 innings of relief. He allowed four hits with three strikeouts.

In the second game, Wilmington raced out to a huge lead, scoring six runs in the first and third innings, and tallying a single run in the second.

Every WC starter reached base with six starters recording multiple hits as the Fightin’ Quakers smacked 13 hits.

Freshman Jarett Trautman (1-0) earned his first collegiate win with a complete game six-hitter. He allowed three runs, two earned, with seven strikeouts.

The top two hitters in the lineup, senior Corey Walker and freshman Coltin Shafer each had two doubles and two RBI with Shafer added three runs scored.

Three other Quakers — freshman Jake Hyatt, freshman Gage Bley and senior Max Ramsey — drove in two runs.


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