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The Cornerstone University baseball team was swept in a doubleheader today against Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) opponent Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne, Ind. by scores of 14-10 and 8-3.
Starter Jon Knapp suffered the hard luck loss in game one after allowing seven runs, two earned, in five innings of work.
Cornerstone was led on offense in the first game by Travis Gordon and Sonny Mastromatteo. Gordon was 3-5 with a homerun, four runs scored and two RBI. Mastromatteo was 4-5 with an RBI. Zach Bohl was 2-5 with a run scored and 2 RBI. Davis Martin was also 2-5 with a run scored and an RBI.
Game two starter Taylor Cooper got roughed up for the first time this year and was tagged with the loss after allowing seven runs, six earned, on six hits and five walks in 2.1 innings. Paul Freswick was excellent in relief. Freswick allowed one run on four hits and one walk with two strikeouts in 3.2 innings.
Travis Gordon and Nick Covello led the Cornerstone offense in game two. Gordon hit a mammoth homerun to right and drove in two runs. Covello hit a line drive home over the right field fence a few innings later. Harry Karlsen added a double in the loss.
The losses move the Cornerstone overall record to 14-26 and 3-20 in the WHAC. Cornerstone will host WHAC opponent Madonna on Thursday.