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Baseball flies past D-II Biola, 13-4

ORANGE, Calif. – Senior Hank Zeisler and Mack Cheli combined for 7 hits and 6 RBIs as the Chapman University baseball team took down NCAA Division II Biola 13-4 on Wednesday. The Panthers defeated the Eagle for the 2nd time in a week.

Zeisler experienced a four-strike game, going 4-for-five with two doubles and two RBIs. Cheli, hitting appropriate guiding Zeisler in the lineup, experienced 3 hits and drove in four runs to lead the Panthers to the blowout gain.

In the other conclusion of the inning, Chapman sent 9 different pitchers to the hill in a prepared staff members evening. Equally senior Cody Turner and sophomore Scott Bukland struck out the aspect in their respective innings to lead one more double digit strikeout performance. Just one particular week right after striking out seventeen Biola batters, the Panthers combined for one more 14. The Panthers authorized just four runs on four hits.

Cheli opened the scoring with a two-RBI solitary in the initial. He additional one more RBI in the 2nd with an infield solitary and struck all over again in the fourth with a solitary into still left to rating Zeisler.

Chapman put up a four-location in the 2nd on run-scoring singles from graduate college student Nick Condo and Cheli, as effectively as junior Drew Littwin sprinting residence on a wild pitch. Three extra in the fourth, a pair in the fifth and one particular extra in the sixth noticed Chapman’s lead go up to twelve-3.

The Panthers scored 13 runs on 13 hits even though the Eagles struggled to put collectively any huge rallies to remedy. Freshman Warner Rhodes picked up his initial vocation gain right after tossing a scoreless initial.

Chapman opens up its SCIAC timetable on April 16 at Cal Lutheran at 3 p.m. The two teams end up a 3-game series on Saturday at Hart Park, starting off at 11 a.m.

By Steven Olveda
Sports Information and facts Director

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