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Seven Extra Base Hits Lead Rose-Hulman Past Gwynedd Mercy 10-4

Seven Extra Base Hits Lead Rose-Hulman Past Gwynedd Mercy 10-4

AUBURNDALE, Fla. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology baseball team improved to 3-0 on its Florida spring trip with seven extra-base hits as part of a 10-4 win over Gwynedd Mercy on Wednesday.

Shane Garner blasted a two-run home run for his first career round tripper to lead the seven base hits.  The team also had three triples, including Harris Camp and Logan Cody hitting back-to-back triples as part of a six-run fourth inning.  Luke Kluemper also had a two-RBI triple in the contest.

The seven extra base hits also included doubles for Luke CalabreseGarner and Ryan Stachowski.

Overall, Rose-Hulman bashed out 12 hits on the day and had multiple-run frames with two scores in the second inning and six more in the fourth.

Garner scored three runs and had two RBIs to lead the offensive effort.  Shaine Mitchell and Stachowski scored twice each, with Camp, Cody and Kleumper each recording two RBIs.  Josh Mesenbrink contributed a single and one run scored to the performance.

The offense helped Ben Yoss pick up the victory with 6.1 innings of work.  Yoss allowed just one run in the first six innings and scattered nine hits with seven strikeouts to pick up the win.  Nathan Walker and KJ Slepicka recorded the final eight outs to secure the win.

Rose-Hulman stands 3-0 on the season, while Gwynedd Mercy dropped to 3-6.  The Fightin' Engineers conclude the Florida portion of their spring trip with a 10:30 am contest against Albion College on Thursday.