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The Cornerstone University baseball team beat Calvin College today 9-8 in the Golden Eagles' last game of the season. It was Senior Day in Grand Rapids and a ceremony was held prior to the game to honor Cornerstone's three seniors: Adam Brooks, Mark Fila, and David Mitroff. In a game that featured 26 combined hits, it was two relief pitchers who settled things down to secure a Cornerstone victory.
Cullen Montgomery started on the mound for Cornerstone and got knocked out of the game after just three innings. He gave up six runs, four earned, on nine hits with one walk and five strikeouts. Kyle Marburger came on in relief and pitched extremely well over 3.2 innings. He gave up one unearned run on two hits, four walks, and one strikeout.
Daniel Marlow earned the win on the mound by pitching .2 innings in which he gave up one earned run. Ryan Harris then came in to the game and shut the door on Calvin by earning his first save of the year going 1.2 innings and allowing one hit and zero runs.
Zach Bohl, Tommy Enslen, and David Mitroff led the offensive attack. Bohl was 3-5 with two RBI and one run scored, Enslen was 3-4 with two RBI and two runs scored, and Mitroff drove in four runs on two hits in his last collegiate game.
The win brings Cornerstone's final overall record to 16-26. The Golden Eagles finished in 6th place out of nine teams in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) with a 10-16 conference record.