Tigers on Short End of Slugfest with Wisconsin-Stevens Point
March 25, 2013
Auburndale, Fla. - DePauw scored a season-high 14 runs, but Wisconsin-Stevens Point slammed three home runs and took a 19-14 win over the Tigers. DePauw dropped to 5-5 with the loss, while the Pointers improved to 6-2.
Dan Douglas walked and Ryan Schilter singled to start the game for Wisconsin-Whitewater and each moved up a base on a sacrifice bunt before Casey Barnes delivered a two-run single.
DePauw quickly knotted the score in the bottom half of the first when Robbie Stein singled and Zach Galyean followed with a game-tying homer.
Douglas put Wisconsin-Stevens Point ahead for good in the second with a three-run homer and the Pointers blew the game open with a five-run fourth to make it 10-2.
The Tigers added two in the fourth, but the Pointers scored another five in the fifth including three on Sean Gerber's homer to extended their lead to 15-4.
DePauw sent 11 men to the plate in the sixth and scored six runs, but the Pointers responded with two in the seventh and eighth innings which DePauw matched over those two frames.
Brendon Pashia led DePauw with four of its 13 hits, while Pat Lyons, Stein and Cory Meixner had two apiece. Meixner's solo shot led off the eighth.
Riley Spetz and Casey Barnes each fnished with four of the Pointers' 20 hits, while Douglas, Gerber and Bryton Guckenberg collected three hits apiece.
Wyatt Spector suffered the loss, while Brad Stroil picked up the win.
The Tigers face St. Thomas at Noon on Tuesday.
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