The Wells College baseball team swept a doubleheader against Medaille College on Monday, April 17 in games played at Falcon Park in Auburn, N.Y. Wells won the first game 20-7 and took the second game 6-4. The victories extended Wells' winning streak to four games.
Wells will play at home Wednesday, April 19 at 6:45 p.m. against Alfred State. Wells is 9-16 on the season and Medaille is 8-21.
Wells 20, Medaille 7
Wells scored eight runs in the second inning and six more in the sixth to help a 20-run outburst. It was the highest single-game run total of the season and the Express totaled 20 hits in the game.
Justin Forster had four hits including a double and a triple. He had one RBI and scored three times. Six other players had multi-hit games including three hits from Anthony Aumick and Tanner Dunkel. A.J. Nesci, Dylan Nolan, Brandon Shirley, and Mike Diehr had two hits each. Every hitter in the starting lineup had at least one hit.
Wells 6, Medaille 4
Wells scored twice in the first inning and added single runs in the second and third to build a 4-2 lead. Medaille tied the score in the top of the fifth, but Wells responded with the decisive runs in the bottom of the fifth. Dylan Nolan doubled in the fifth to advance Anthony Aumick to third, and an error by the catcher allowed Aumick to score and Nolan to move to third. Mike Diehr singled to drive in Nolan with the sixth run.
Brandon Shirley pitched four and two-thirds innings. He allowed seven hits and four runs with nine strikeouts. Christian Jorden finished the fifth and pitched the sixth to earn the win. Jared Bieber pitched a perfect seventh with one strikeout to get the save.