MANKATO, Minn - North Central University baseball fell in both games of an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference doubleheader 19-15, and 14-3 on Tuesday. The Rams had 16 hits in game one and six hits in game two. NCU hit three homeruns on the day.
- Bethany Lutheran College won both games 19-15 and 14-3.
- NCU had 22 hits on the day with three home runs.
- Every starter in game one recorded a hit.
- Location: Bethany Lutheran College. Mankato, Minnesota.
GAME ONE RECAP
- NCU fell behind 10-0 after two innings in game one.
- The Rams scored in 7 of 9 innings in game one.
- Cory Kukkola went 3-for-4 at the plate with 4 RBI and a HR.
- Josh Thompson went 1-for-5 with his first HR of the season.
- Bob Donohoe went 2-for-3 and scored three times.
- Bryce Riege took the loss (0-5) after allowing 15 earned runs over 5.0 innings pitched.
GAME TWO RECAP
- NCU was unable to continue the offensive pace from game one as the Rams recorded six hits in game two.
- Cory Kukkola went 2-for-3 in game two with a 3-run home run in the top of the seventh.
- Grant Payne took the loss (0-2) as he gave up nine earned runs over 4.0 innings pitched.