Box Score April 30, 2003
Hiram downs Grove City
by Greg Knowlden, sports information student assistant
HIRAM, Ohio -- The Grove City College
baseball team (13-14) pounded 15 hits but dropped a 15-5 decision at Hiram
College Wednesday afternoon.
Hiram went ahead for good in the bottom
of the first by scoring three unearned runs, and then put up five runs in the
Sophomore outfielder Michael McMillen
(Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) stroked a solo home run in the third, and
junior DH Greg Grupp (Harmony, Pa./Slippery Rock) blasted a solo shot of his own
in the fourth.
A two-out double in the fifth by sophomore first baseman Joel Diller (Hartville, Ohio/Marlington) was followed by a run-scoring single by freshman shortstop Mike Ritter (Moon, Pa./Moon).
In the sixth, sophomore catcher A.J.
Stedford (Beaver, Pa./Beaver) led off with a single, moved to second on a wild
pitch, and scored on a base hit by freshman outfielder Jerry Ott (Bridgeville, Pa./South
Fayette). Stedford also provided a
run scoring single in the ninth.
Freshman reliever Eric Arnesen
(Princeton, N.J./Timothy Christian) scattered two singles between three
strikeouts in the eighth.
Grove City left 14 men on base in the
contest, including a man in scoring position in six frames.
Junior Chris Hull (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Chagrin Falls) took the loss for Grove City.The Wolverines will host Geneva Saturday afternoon for a Parentsí Weekend doubleheader.
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