|Grace (Ind.) (13-23-1 (5-14))||2||0||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||5||8||1|
|Mount Vernon Nazarene Uni (26-18 (11-9))||0||0||0||0||4||0||1||0||1||6||9||2|
|Mount Vernon, OH|
|Grace (Ind.)||Pitching||Mount Vernon Nazarene Uni|
|Grace (Ind.)||Indv. Stats||Mount Vernon Nazarene Uni|
|#33 Bray, Jamar||Doubles||2 Players (#13,#29)|
|2 Players (#6,#21)||Home Runs||#18 Montero, Jaime|
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University baseball team walked off with a win over Grace College Saturday morning at Cougar Field, giving the Cougars the 2-1 series win over the Lancers in Crossroads League action.
- Game Score: MVNU 6, GC 5
- Records: MVNU 26-18 (11-9) | GC 13-23-1 (5-14)
- Location: Cougar Field | Mount Vernon Nazarene University | Mount Vernon, Ohio
- The Cougars played from behind as the Lancers took an early 2-0 lead in the first off a Xavier Harris home run (his third of the series) and added another two runs in the top half of the 3rd, pushing out to a 4-0 lead.
- MVNU responded with four runs of their own in the 5th on five hits, including a Yanni Patten double.
- The two teams would each trade a run, with Grace picking theirs up in the 6th and the Cougars tacking one on in the 7th off a Jaime Montero solo shot, knotting the score at 5-5 through eight innings.
- Clint Conner and the MVNU defense worked a 1-2-3 9th, preserving the tie and putting the Cougar offense in an excellent position to wrap up the victory.
- Brandt Miller led off the bottom of the frame with a double and would move to third on a wild pitch. Grace walked the bases loaded, bringing Patten to the plate with one out. Patten delivered a sacrifice fly on the first pitch he saw, scoring Miller and giving the Cougars the walk-off win.
- Yanni Patten: 2-for-3, 2B, BB, 3 RBI
- Brandt Miller: 2-for-4, 2B, 2 R
- Jaime Montero: 1-for-3, HR, 2 BB, R, RBI
- Trenton Wood: GS, 7.1 IP, 8 H, 5 R (4 ER), 2 BB, 7 K
- Clint Conner: W, 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, BB
NEXT FOR THE COUGARS
MVNU returns to action Monday afternoon in non-conference games rescheduled from earlier in the season. Ohio State University Lima will visit Cougar Field for a doubleheader set to begin at 2 p.m., kicking off a busy week of play for the Cougars, who will be action five days next week.