Wright State falls to UIC


The Wright State baseball team couldn't hold off a comeback by the UIC Flames Sunday afternoon, falling 7-4 at Nischwitz Stadium.

The Raiders led 3-0 after four innings and 4-2 after the fifth, but the Flames plated a run in the seventh and four runs in the top of the eighth inning to salvage a win in the three-game series.

Wright State managed to score its four runs on just three hits as Seth Gray used a two-run home run as Matt Morrow and Chase Slone picked up the other RBI. Gabe Snyder tripled, and Zach Weatherford accounted for the other hit while adding a stolen base.

Jeremy Randolph took the loss after Zane Collins started, pitching six innings with three earned runs and four strikeouts.

The Raiders, now 31-14, 18-6, will play at Louisville Tuesday night.


Bottom of Second

GRAY homered down the rf line, 2 RBI, unearned; SLONE scored, unearned.

Bottom of Fourth

SLONE grounded out to ss, RBI; SNYDER scored.

Top of Fifth

ACKERMAN singled to left center, 2 RBI, out at second lf to ss; PATRICK advanced to third; LIN-PEISTRUP scored; SMART scored.

Bottom of Fifth

MORROW flied out to rf, SF, RBI; WEATHERFORD scored.

Top of Seventh

THARP doubled to left center, RBI; GILBERT scored.

Top of Eighth

BOTTCHER reached on a fielding error by 2b; OGATA advanced to third; SMITH scored.

BECKMAN doubled to center field, RBI; BOTTCHER advanced to third; OGATA scored.

THARP tripled to left center, 2 RBI; BECKMAN scored; BOTTCHER scored.

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