DePauw Baseball Wraps up Season with Sweep at Chicago
May 1, 2011
May 1, 2011, Chicago, Ill. — DePauw wrapped up the 2011 season with a doubleheader sweep at the University of Chicago and finished the season at 19-21. DePauw won the first game, 10-6 and took the nightcap, 11-9. The Maroons dropped to 14-10 with the losses.
Chicago took a 1-0 lead in the first inning of the opener with a bases loaded walk before the Tigers scored three in the second on a two-run single by Alex Berlyn and Rob McPike's RBI double.
DePauw extended the lead to 6-1 in the fifth as Alex Wright drove in Chris Forbringer with a sacrifice fly and Robbie Stein drove in a pair with a double. Chicago evened the score in the bottom of the fifth with five runs of which just one was earned due to to DePauw errors.
McPike's sacrifice fly in the sixth scored Brandon Dountz before the Tigers wrapped up the scoring in the seventh on Brendon Pashia's two run single and Berlyn's sacrifice fly.
DePauw totaled 10 hits with McPike and Pashia totaling two each. Stephen Williams and Ben Bullock each had two of Chicago's nine hits. Michael Chiraro improved to 2-1 with the win with Hobs Donovan collecting his first save with two innings of scoreless and hitless relief. Preston Atteberry dropped to 0-2 with the loss.
The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the opening inning of the second game as Zach Starr's single plated Pat Lyons. They made it 3-0 in the second on Paul Mpistolarides' two-run single. The Maroons evened the score in the bottom of the second on Jack Cinoman's bases loaded double.
Jason Cohen's two-run double in the third gave DePauw a 5-3 lead before Starr scored in the same inning on a wild pitch. Chicago countered with two in the bottom of the third on back-to-back run-scoring singles by Zach Osman and Jon Chua. The Maroons took a 7-6 advantage in the fourth on Williams' two-run homer.
DePauw regained the lead in the sixth as Ryan Heeb plated Lyons with a bases loaded walk and Sam Yeary followed with an RBI single which scored J.B. McCallum. Claude Lockhart's sacrifice fly in the sixth scored Cinoman and knotted the score at 8-8.
The game went to extra innings and Cohen led off the eighth with a triple and scored on Starr's single. Pashia doubled home Starr and scored on Dountz's sacrifice fly. Chicago scored one in the eighth on Brett Huff's double, but that's as it would get.
DePauw totaled 11 hits with Cohen, Starr and Pashia each finishing with two. Cinoman had three of Chicago's 12 hits, while Williams and Huff had two apiece. Alex Sroka improved to 1-1 with the win, while Cinoman dropped to 0-1.