Eagles Claim Sweep Over Bronco Baseball
YPSILANTI, Mich.- Eastern Michigan defeated Western Michigan in Sunday's game three of this weekend's baseball series, 7-4, completing the sweep of the Broncos.
Game three was a back-and-forth battle, with Western Michigan striking first with a run in the third on a double down the left line by Caleb Caton and an RBI single by Vinnie Booker. Eastern Michigan knotted the game at one-all in the bottom of the fourth.
The Broncos (12-26,5-10 MAC) took a 3-1 lead with runs in the top of the fourth and fifth. Theo Piccirilli was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the fourth and Hunter Prince in the fifth on an RBI single by Patrick Duncan.
Eastern Michigan (18-18,8-7 MAC) plated three runs in the sixth to pull ahead, 4-3, but Western Michigan tied the score with a run in the top of the seventh. Booker was hit by a pitch, stole second and scored after a pair of groundouts. Andrew Sohn registered the RBI.
Kristian Calibuso (1-0) earned the win for EMU, tossing the final two innings and allowing just one hit.
Western Michigan had seven hits in the game, Booker, Prince and Caton each with two.