Tigers split Thursday double header in tight games


DePauw baseball played a double header against Washington University - St. Louis Thursday evening and concluded with a 1-1 record.
The DePauw Tigers lost the first game but pulled out a win in the second.
Losing its first game 9-7 the team gave up six runs to Washington University in the second inning. In the bottom of the third sophomore Collin Henry, senior Zach Galyean and junior Rob Stein got on base. Henry and Galyean both scored off of walks while the bases were loaded.
In the fifth inning the Tigers tried to make a comeback scoring four runs to bring the score to 9-6. The Tigers got two more runs than the Bears during this inning. The Tigers got another run in the sixth to round out the final score to 9-7 as no one scored in the last inning.
In the following game against the Bears neither team was able to get a hit until the top of the fourth inning when Washington University got a run. DePauw then took the lead in the fifth after freshman Connor Einertson Lyons crossed home plate after Stein got on base. These were the only runs scored to make the final score 2-1 with the Tigers winning.
The Tigers will play Ohio Wesleyan over the weekend in four games starting Saturday, April 6 and finishing up Sunday afternoon.