Eagles Fall in Extra Innings to Minnesota State-Mankato

Matt Gundlach
Matt Gundlach

            The Ashland University baseball team dropped an 11-9, 10-inning decision to Minnesota State-Mankato on Saturday (Mar. 3) in Auburndale, Fla. The loss gives AU a 1-1 record.

            AU trailed by five runs in the third inning.  Down 8-6 in the ninth inning, the Eagles got a two-run double by freshman infielder Kyle Vozar (Hinckley, Ohio/Medina Highlands) to tie the score. Vozar had three hits, two doubles and three RBI.

            Senior Joe Malfara (Port Clinton, Ohio) started on the mound for AU. The loss went to junior Zach Botjer (Deshler, Ohio/Sinclair C.C.)