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Union Baseball Drops Extra Inning Game to NCAA DII Power

JACKSON, Tenn. - 3/7/2006 - The fourth ranked team in NCAA Div. II used a four-run 10th inning to top the host Union University Bulldogs at Union's Fesmire Field on Tuesday. Delta State won the game 7-3 (10) after Union led 3-2 going into the eighth inning. Union fell to 11-7 and lost just for the second time in their past 11 games.

Union trailed 2-0 after allowing a solo home run by Delta State's Derek Norris in the second and another tallied in the fifth. However, in the bottom of the fifth, Union got on the board with an RBI single by James Brasfield. Then in the bottom of the sixth, Union tied the game with a solo home run by Jud Powers and then took the lead as Zach Lowery scored on an error. Delta State tied the game with an RBI single by Chris Weast to score Goodwin who reached on a double.

In the 10th, Union gave up four unearned runs to seal their fate. Union went quietly in the bottom of the 10th.

Up next for Union will be a home game on Friday, March 10 as they host Lambuth University at 6:30 pm. This is the second meeting of the year for Union as the Bulldogs took the earlier contest 3-2.


Steven Aldridge
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