Behrend Blanks Gettysburg as Lions Take Two

Behrend Blanks Gettysburg as Lions Take Two

FORT PIERCE, Fl. – The Penn State Behrend baseball team came away with two wins in a double-dip with Gettysburg on Monday with starters Thomas Zbezinski (Gibsonia, PA/Pine Richland) and Derrick Shields (Waterford, PA/Fort LeBoeuf) tossing complete-game shutouts.

Final Score:

Game One: Penn State Behrend 6, Gettysburg 0
Game Two: Penn State Behrend 8, Gettysburg 0

Records: Penn State Behrend 4-1, Gettysburg 1-3

Key Moments:

* Zbezinski went the distance in game one, allowing just three hits while striking out seven
* Shields followed with his first shutout of the season, fanning nine batters
* Juston Jones (Moon Township, PA/Moon) broke game one open with a bases-clearing single, scoring Zack Bowen (Pittsburgh, PA/Serra Catholic), Anthony Slate (Hopewell, PA/Hopewell) and Zac Bogats (Corapolis, PA/Moon)
* Dylan Hetrick (Mercer, PA/Mercer) ended the front end of the doubleheader 2-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored
* Bowen, Slate and Isaac Stouffer (Punxsutawney, PA/Punxsutawney) all had two-hit games for the Lions in game two
* Jake Deitz (Erie, PA/McDowell) highlighted the offense with five runs batted in during their second victory
* Behrend collected 16 base hits between both games

Up Next:

* The Lions will be back under the Florida sun on Wednesday for a single nine-inning game against Messiah with first pitch scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

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