The Sport Effect

Laverty wins 500th , baseball takes series from La Verne

ORANGE, Calif. – Head mentor Scott Laverty gained the 500th recreation of his coaching vocation as the Chapman University Panthers rolled to a nine-3 sequence-clinching win in excess of La Verne on Sunday. Senior Riley Glenn picked up his 3rd win of the season on the mound.

Glenn turned in a reliable pitching overall performance while the offense use two huge innings to pull absent for the win. Just after acquiring in and out of a bases loaded jam in the very first inning, Glenn settled in for a reliable working day. He went 7 sturdy innings, letting 3 operates on five hits while hanging out four.

Chapman set up 3 operates in the 3rd just after graduate transfer Nick Kondo released a household run to remaining to guide off the inning. With two on and two later in the 3rd, junior Cooper Foard singled in Drew Littwin and sophomore Davis Mieliwocki doubled in Hank Zeisler for a 3- guide.

All of La Verne’s operates came in the fifth inning. Glenn had retired eight consecutive batters heading into the frame but the Leopard led off with back again-to-back again singles to stage the threat. Each runners came household when the throw from a sacrifice bunt went up the line and the 3rd run came household on the ensuing groundout.

Chapman responded with four operates in the sixth, having advantage of two La Verne errors in the inning. Junior Brad Shimabuku had an RBI-single and Mack Cheli drove in a different run. Chapman’s closing to operates came household in the eighth on a failed pick off attempt.

The Panthers tallied 10 hits and only struck out just 2 times. Shimabuku and Littwin each individual had two-hit days. For the second consecutive recreation, La Verne was held to just singles by the Panther pitching staff. Sophomore Grant Manning and freshman Warner Rhodes merged for two scoreless innings to shut the book on the sequence.

Baseball will glimpse to win its 3rd straight SCIAC sequence following weekend from Redlands/ The sequence starts off on Friday with a 3 p.m. recreation at Hart Park. 


By Steven Olveda
Sporting activities Data Director

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