Baseball Roundup: Van Pelt pitches one-hitter; Laurier wins three of four

Baseball Roundup: Van Pelt pitches one-hitter; Laurier wins three of four
HAMILTON, Ont. - Recapping the weekend baseball action from around the OUA.

September 29

Toronto 11 at McMaster 3, Toronto 11 at McMaster 1
The University of Toronto Varsity Blues baseball team defeated the McMaster Marauders 11-3 and 11-1 on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 29) at Bernie Arbour Stadium.

Bradley Bedford led the Blues in the first game of the day with three hits and three runs, while Cole Depner had two hits and two RBI. Jonathan Isaac added two RBI in the win.

Peter Nash earned the victory on the mound, pitching all seven innings, striking out three.

Toronto continued to dominate in the second game. Tanner Young-Schultz had three hits, and Isaac added another two hits and two RBI. Kyle Batts and Bedford also had two RBI.

Marek Deska pitched five innings, striking out five and allowing two hits in the win.

The Varsity Blues return to action on Tuesday, Oct. 1 as they head to Waterloo, Ont., to take on the Laurier Golden Hawks. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

Source: Toronto Sports Info

Waterloo 10 at Laurier 4, Laurier 8 Waterloo 7
WATERLOO, Ont. (September 29, 2013) - The Wilfrid Laurier men's baseball team travelled across town to take on the University of Waterloo Warriors in OUA baseball action on Sunday, Sept. 29.  Both teams came away with a win, with Waterloo winning game one 10-4 with Laurier responding, winning game two 8-7.

Game One
Waterloo capitalized on 7 Laurier errors and routed the Golden Hawks 10-4.  The third inning was one to forgot for Laurier as many mental and physical errors were committed that Waterloo took advantage of.

Game Two
Laurier spotted Waterloo six runs through two innings, but chipped away and a big three run 5th inning to put the Golden Hawks ahead for good. Andrew Ziedins was excellent in relief as he came on in the third inning and worked into the 7th inning to keep his team in the game and give them a chance to win.

Laurier is now 9-6 (15-10 overall) and sit in 4th place in the conference. The Hawks take the field on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. when they host Toronto at Bechtel Park in a make-up game.

Source: Laurier Sports Info

Queen’s 0 at Western 9
Queen’s 0 at Western 8

Guelph 7 at Ryerson 1
Guelph 7 at Ryerson 4
Saturday September 28

McMaster 0 at Laurier 7, McMaster 3 at Laurier 13
WATERLOO, Ont. (September 28, 2013) - The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men's baseball team celebrated Homecoming in grand fashion as they took both games against the McMaster Marauders on Saturday.

Game one was all about pitcher Brett Van Pelt. Van Pelt was virtually untouchable the entire game as he faced only two hitters over the minimum and allowed just one hit in the complete game shutout. Van Pelt reached double digits in strikeouts, issuing 10 for the game while walking only one. The Laurier bats took a while to get going scoring one in the 4th and two in the 5th before exploding for six runs in the 6th. Laurier was helped with five walks in the 5th inning.
From the end of game one, the Laurier bats continued to stay hot through the beginning of game two.

Laurier scored three runs in the 1st and one in the 2nd. With the score sitting at 5-3 in the 5th inning, designated hitter Alex Kupchak stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and hit a no-doubt grand slam to left-center field. Laurier never looked back from there taking the game 13-3 in six innings.

Source: Laurier Sports Info

Queen’s 4 at Toronto 1
Queen’s 2 at Toronto 9

Western 8 at Ryerson 5
Western 16 at Ryerson 0

Brock 8 at Waterloo 3
Brock 6 at Waterloo 0
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