Baseball Roundup: Laurier makes up ground on Guelph, Brock and Western

Baseball Roundup: Laurier makes up ground on Guelph, Brock and Western
HAMILTON, Ont. - Recapping the baseball action from around the OUA.

October 6
All games postponed due to rain.

October 5
Brock at Queen’s
KINGSTON, Ont. - The Brock University baseball team (23-8 overall, 14-5 OUA) split their doubleheader with the Queen's Gaels Saturday on the road winning game one 2-0 and dropping game two by the score of 4-1. 

Brock 2 at Queen’s 0
In game one, senior Justin Ayles (Brampton, Ont.) went the distance throwing a one-hit shutout. He struck out six while walking three over seven innings of work. This was his third straight complete game. With the win, Ayles moves into a tie with Mark Nicholson for 3rd all-time in career victories with 16 and also surpassed Hall of Famers Rylan Pranger and Stefan Strecker for second all-time in career strikeouts with 140.

Sophomore Ben Kirby (Burlington, Ont.) belted a solo shot to lead the Badgers. Phil Steer (Toronto, Ont.), Chris Anderi (Tecumseh, Ont.), James Roffey (Guelph, Ont.) and Wil Nicholson (Burlington, Ont.) all added singles.

Brock 1 at Queen’s 4
In game two, the pitching matchup was flipped, as Queen's James Carter and Tyler Whealy combined for the one-hitter. Carter picked up the win throwing 5 2/3 innings allowing one run on one hit with five walks and two strikeouts. Whealy recorded the save going 1 1/3 with two strikeouts.

Brock starter Luke Miller suffered the loss going 4 2/3 innings, allowing four runs on seven hits with three strikeouts. In relief, Matt Watson (Niagara Falls, Ont.) threw 1 1/3 innings of shutout baseball striking out two.

Freshman Justin Gideon (Pickering, Ont.) added the Badgers lone hit.

Brock closes out the OUA regular season with five home contests at George Taylor Field.
 
Source: Brock Sports Info
 
Guelph 7 at Laurier 1
Guelph 2 at Laurier 8
 
McMaster 5 at Ryerson 4
McMaster 7 at Ryerson 4
 
October 1
Laurier 10 vs. Toronto 1
WATERLOO, Ont. (October 2, 2013) - The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men's baseball team played host to Toronto on Tuesday evening and came away with a 10-1 victory against the two-time defending OUA Champions. Jordan Petruska was dominant over his 7 innings of work after the offence staked him to an early 6-0 lead.
 
The Golden Hawks are now 10-6 in conference play (16-10 overall) and are off until Saturday when they host Guelph for a DH starting at 1pm at Bechtel Park.
 
Source: Laurier Sports Info
 
 Waterloo 10 at Ryerson 6
 
 
 
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