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Tigers drop second straight to ninth-ranked St. Olaf

Tigers drop second straight to ninth-ranked St. Olaf

March 27, 2007


March 27, 2007, Port Charlotte, Fla. - The Tigers banged out 10 hits and scored seven runs, but dropped a 17-7 decision to ninth-ranked St. Olaf in the Port Charlotte Invitational. The Tigers dropped to 10-10 on the season, while the Oles improved to 10-1.

St. Olaf sent 15 men to the plate in the second and scored nine runs on eight hits and were never threatened. The Oles added four in the fourth, one in the fifth and three in the sixth, while DePauw scored one each in the third and fifth, three in the fourth and two in the seventh.

Adam Ford and Jack Gavin each had three of DePauw's 10 hits while Matt Kleine added a pair.

St. Olaf totaled 18 hits led by Carson Jones with four and Brian Astry with three. Andrew Schmiesing, Chris Terrazas, Luke Gagnon and Todd Mathison each added two. Schmiesing hit a two-run homer in the sixth and led the way with four RBI.

John Sopiwnik improved to 2-0 with the win, while Paul Rodenhouse dropped to 2-3 wiht the loss.

DePauw takes on Union (N.Y.) College on Wednesday.