Brown Wins Game Three 10-5 to Clinch Brown & Gold Series
Sophomore Vinnie Booker (Clarkston/Lake Orion) was 2-for-3 with a double and three runs scored while freshman Caleb Caton (Kalamazoo/Loy Norrix) was 3-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI. Five Brown players recorded multiple hits.
Gold managed only five hits on the day and sophomore Dan Shutes (Three Rivers/Three Rivers) had the team's only extra base hit. Shutes also recorded an RBI and was solid defensively at shortstop.
The Brown & Gold series is an annual intrasquad matchup at the end of the fall season. Western Michigan opens its competitive 2012 spring season with a three-game series at Arizona State, Feb. 17-19.