Five-Run Eighth Inning Lifts Lions Over Kenyon

Five-Run Eighth Inning Lifts Lions Over Kenyon

FORT PIERCE, Fl. - The Penn State Behrend baseball team used a five-run eighth inning to take down Kenyon and give the Lions their first win on their annual spring trip on Sunday. 

Final Score: Penn State Behrend 6, Kenyon 3 

Records: Penn State Behrend 2-1, Kenyon 0-1

Key Moments:

* The Lions headed to the bottom of the eighth trailing 2-1
* Small ball helped Behrend plate the tying run, scoring Chase Palmer (Brookeville, PA/Brookeville) on a base hit from Jake Deitz (Erie, PA/McDowell)
* The inning was highlighted by a two-RBI triple by Anthony Slate (Hopewell, PA/Hopewell) to take a 5-3 advantage
* The Lions would plate one more on a dropped-third strike to cap off a five-run eighth frame
* Zack Bowen (Pittsburgh, PA/Serra Catholic) led Behrend offensively with a three-hit ballgame with a double and one run scored
* Deitz finished the day 2-for-3 at the plate, driving in a run and scoring once
* Jacob Lindow (Bridgeville, PA/Chartiers Valley) got the start on the mound, going 5.1 innings allowing one run on four hits while striking out five
* Colin Kelly (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep) grabbed his first win of the year pitching two innings in relief, logging three strikeouts

Up Next: 

* Behrend is back in action tomorrow for a doubleheader against Gettysburg beginning at 11:30 a.m.


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