MVC Baseball Swept in Doubleheader at Baker WednesdayPosted March 19, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (March 19, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College baseball team went on the road to Baldwin City, Kan., for a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader at Baker University. The Vikings dropped both games of the doubleheader in tightly contested games, 6-3 and 8-6.
Leading MVC in the first game was Junior Catcher Anthony Corona (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) who went 1 for 4 from the plate with 2 RBI’s. Also, Sophomore First Baseman Zac Blakemore (Kansas City, Mo.) went 1 for 1 with an RBI. Junior Pitcher Branden Evans (Richmond, Mo.) picked up the loss for MVC, going 4.1 innings with three strikeouts.
Leading the Vikings in the second game of the doubleheader was Senior Centerfielder Bobby Warchuck (Wichita, Kan.) who was 3 for 5 with two doubles and 2 RBI’s. Junior First Baseman Josh Hartin (Washburn, Mo.) finished 2 for 4 from the plate with an RBI, while Corona was 1 for 2 from the plate. Freshman Pitcher Justin Ramsey (Alvin, Texas) picked up the loss going 3.1 innings with one strikeout.
The losses drop MVC to 3-13 overall and 2-2 in HAAC play. Baker improves to 9-8 on the season and 4-0 in conference play.
The Vikings will next play in Atchison, Kan., in a HAAC doubleheader against Benedictine College. First game of the doubleheader is scheduled to start Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
About Missouri Valley College
Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are ag-business, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.