Roush Has Six Hit Day In Split With Warriors

Roush Has Six Hit Day In Split With Warriors

Box Score (Game 1)

Box Score (Game 2)

The University of Findlay baseball team split a pair with Wayne State on Sunday, March 25th in Detroit, Mich.

In game one, the Oilers score eight runs in the sixth to overcome a one run deficit and beat the Warriors 15-8.

Riley Christian and Tommy Roush each went 4-for-5 with two RBI's and scored twice to lead the way offensively at the plate for Findlay while Reid Rothenbuhler chipped in with two hits and three RBI's including a two-run home run in the fourth.

Garrett Busch also showed poise at the plate going 2-for-4 with two RBI's and a run scored. 

Mike Fry picked up with win for the Oilers striking out four in two innings.

Findlay battled for seven solid innings but fell 2-1 in game two.

After tying the game in the top of the seventh on Victor Migliore's two out RBI single that scored Christian, Wayne State was able to manufacture a run in the bottom of the seventh for the walk-off win.

Roush recorded his fifth and sixth hits of the afternoon, including three doubles, with his 2-for-3 performance at the plate in game two. Christian, Migliore and Blake Schmenk each chipped in with a hit apiece. 

Despite a four hit, six strikeout performance in 6 and 2/3 innings on the mound, Darrell Thobe took the loss for the Oilers.

With the split, Findlay's overall record moves to 6-9 on the season with a 1-3 mark in GLIAC play.  They will be back in action on Wednesday when they host Ohio Dominican in a twin bill at Fifth Third Field in Findlay, Ohio.