The Golden Eagles are now 0-25 (0-12 NSIC) while Northern State is 11-11 (4-4 NSIC) with the pair of victories.
The Golden Eagle baseball squad was unable to keep the Northern State University bats at bay Saturday evening as they fell 21-4 and 22-1 to the Wolves at Karras Park Home of Ronken Field in Sioux Falls, S.D. The games were originally scheduled to be home games for UMC but were moved to the campus of Augustana College (S.D.) and the newly renovated stadium due to the field conditions at the UMC Baseball Field. The Golden Eagles are now 0-25 (0-12 NSIC) while Northern State is 11-11 (4-4 NSIC) with the pair of victories.
Matt Korte (So., IF/OF/P, St. Cloud, Minn.) would get the start in game one for the Golden Eagles and would go three innings, giving up nine earned runs on 10 hits with three strikeouts. Korte would suffer the loss to fall to 0-6 on the season.
Winslow got the win for Northern State to improve to 2-1 after pitching a no hitter in four innings, however he would walk four batters and throw three wild pitches, giving up three earned runs.
Northern State was led by Rodriguez in game one. He went 4-for-4 with four runs scored and six RBI’s.
Joe Miller (So., P, Winona, Minn.) got the start in game two for the Golden Eagles and would go three innings, giving up eight runs, six of them earned, on five hits. Miller would suffer the loss to fall to 0-4 on the year.
Clint Manzo would get the win for the Wolves after going six innings and giving up one run on seven hits.
Lehner led Northern State in game two, going 2-for-5 with two runs scored and five RBI’s. UMC was paced by Crandall, who went 2-for-3 with one RBI. Prill was also 2-for-3 for the contest.
The Golden Eagles will play two more against the Wolves Mon., April 8 in Sioux Falls as the games will commence at 11 a.m. from Karras Park Home of Ronken Field.