Tigers split doubleheader at Chicago; finish season at 25-17
May 5, 2007
May 5, 2007, Chicago, Ill. - DePauw wrapped up the 2007 season with a doubleheader split at the University of Chicago as it dropped the first game by a 9-2 score and won the nightcap 6-3. DePauw closed the season with a 25-17 record, while the Maroons are now 16-15.
In the opener, Chicago jumped out to a 2-0 lead with one each in the first two innings before the Tigers knotted the score with two in the third. The first came on a bases loaded double play ball and the second on Adam Ford's RBI single.
The Maroons plated five in the fourth on run-scoring singles by Robby Serpico, Mike Morgan and Gino Miglio. Nathan Ginsberg's bases loaded fielder's choice grounder made it 6-2 before Mike Serio scored from third on a balk. Chicago added two more in the fifth for the final margin.
DePauw totaled just four hits as Ford and Jon Newman each had two. The Maroons finished with nien led by Serio and Serpico with two each. John Tschantz dropped to 4-2 with the loss, while Dominik Meyer improved to 5-3.
In the second game, the teams were tied at 1-1 before Chicago took a 2-1 lead in the fourth on Tony Zitek's bases loaded walk. DePauw's Matt Kleine tied the score in the sixth with a triple to right center that scored Chris Newman. Ford's base hit plated Kleine and Jon Newman later scored on a Chicago error which made it 4-2.
The Maroons added one in the sixth before the Tigers added two in the seventh on Ford's single and when Jon Newman reached on an error that allowed Kleine to score.
Ford had two of DePauw's four hits and drove in a pair, while Morgan had two of Chicago's seven hits. Derek Bryant improved to 3-2 with the win, while Alex Gallan dropped to 2-3 with the loss. Paul Rodenhouse notched his eighth save of the season which set a DePauw single-season record.Back