Eagles One-Hit in Loss
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Asbury suffered their season fourth consecutive loss on Wednesday, 13-0 against Lindsey Wilson. The losting streak comes after a season-high seven game winning streak. The Eagles managed only one hit against the Blue Raiders.
Lindsey Wilson (17-17) scored early and scored often, putting up four runs in three different innings. They grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first before scoring four in each of the second, fourth and sixth innings.
Asbury’s (19-11-2) lone hit came in the second inning as Greg Bowling belted his sixth double of the season to left center field. Jacob Pulliam (4-2) would strike out the next two batters to retire the side. The Eagles would have only two more base runners the rest of the game, one being erased on a double play.
Cody Christopher (1-2) started and lasted only 1.1 innings, giving up seven hits and five earned runs. Josh Cummins pitched the next four innings allowing 10 hits and seven runs. Drew Freeman got the last two outs and gave up two hits and a run.
The 19 hits and 13 runs Asbury surrendered are the most this season and the most since they gave up 31 hits and 27 runs against Brescia on April 25th in the KIAC Tournament. The Eagles were one hit back in the third game of the season against Madonna.
The Eagles host Alice Lloyd in a four-game KIAC series on Friday and Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 1:00 pm on Friday and 12:00 pm on Saturday. Asbury beat Alice Lloyd 8-1 back on March 19th in the KIAC Round Robin Jubilee.