Baseball Falls To 10th-Ranked Southern Maine
Thursday, March 26, 2009
PHOENIX, AZ – A weary Calvin pitching staff was no match for 10th-ranked Southern Maine as the Knights suffered a 21-5 defeat to dip to 3-6 on the year and to 3-4 on its spring trip.
Southern Maine rapped out 13 hits in the win while Calvin had nine. Southern Maine snapped a 4-4 tie with eight runs in the bottom of the fourth and tacked on nine runs in the bottom of the sixth to break the game open.
Senior Kyle Cousins (Holland Christian HS) had two hits for the Knights as did freshman Jake VanAlten (Holland Christian HS). Senior Nate Pocock (Wayland, MA) had a double and sophomore Jeff Groenewold (Chicago, IL) a triple for the Knights.
Sophomore Keith Spoelstra (1-1) took the loss for Calvin.
The Knights return to action on Thursday, facing the University of Chicago in a single game at noon in the final game of Calvin’s spring trip.