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Union Baseball Tops Christian Brothers 6-2

JACKSON, Tenn. - 3/28/2007 - The Union University baseball team earned their third straight victory with a 6-2 win over NCAA Div. II Christian Brothers University (Tenn.) on Wednesday afternoon. Union improved to 19-10 on the season, while Christian Brothers dropped to 18-15.

Union trailed 2-0 after the Bucs of Christian Brothers posted two unearned runs in the top of the third inning. The game remained 2-0 until the bottom of the sixth inning when the Bulldogs posted a four-spot. Junior Joe Robinson capped off the inning with a three run inside-the-park homerun. His long, line-drive was sent to the deepest part of Fesmire Field, the 410 mark in right-center. The Bulldogs added two more runs in the seventh inning to push Union to the 6-2 win.

Ben Ayris started the game for Union and went five innings, allowing six hit and just the two unearned runs. John Burnett, tossed the last four innings, in relief to earn the win. Burnett, now 1-2 on the season, allowed just one hit and no runs in his four innings of work.

Anthony Apro suffered the loss in relief for Christian Brothers, dropping his record to 1-3. Shawn Morgan started the game and tossed four innings, allowing no runs and three hits.

Union was led by Josiah Enyart, Zach Lowery, Judson Powers, and Joe Robinson with two hits each. Robinson posted three RBI, while Shaun Cozart added two RBI.

Christian Brothers was led by Joseph Kaminski with two hits.

Up next for Union will be a conference series at home versus Martin Methodist College (Tenn.) on Friday and Saturday, March 30-31. The game on Friday will begin at 6:00 pm and the double-header will start at 12:00 noon on Saturday.

#DOGS#


Steven Aldridge
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