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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

March 30, 2008

Not Enough Long Balls in Loss to Tigers

Box Score

HAYS, Kan. - The Northwest Missouri State baseball team lost a slugfest 13-9 against the Fort Hays State Tigers, despite knocking three home runs. The Bearcats smacked three home runs, but Fort Hays knocked out four.

Northwest drops to 15-10 (5-5 MIAA) and the Tigers move to 9-15 (6-6 MIAA).

The Bearcats fell behind in the first after the Tigers plated three runs, but a Brandon Kirsch leadoff home run in the second started the scoring for Northwest. Jake Bradshaw then smacked a two-out, 3-run home run to right field four batters later.

A grand slam by Kreed Kurtz in the third extended the Bearcats lead to 8-3. Fort Hays tallied three more runs in the bottom half to cut into Northwest's lead.

Starter Bill Disselhoff logged the first 5 2/3 and shutout the Tigers the last 2 2/3 innings he pitched.

In the seventh, Fort Hays sent 11 batters to the plate, hit two home runs and scored seven runs to take a 13-9 lead.

Northwest will host Missouri Western on April 1 at 2 p.m. in a doubleheader. The first game is seven innings with a nine to follow.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
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