Lions Earn Senior Day Sweep Over Westminster, Lindow Collects 100th Career Strikeout

Lions Earn Senior Day Sweep Over Westminster, Lindow Collects 100th Career Strikeout

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend baseball team picked up a two-game sweep over Westminster at home on Sunday, including a walk-off victory in game one. The Lions improved their overall record to 19-10 on Senior Day.

Final Scores:
Penn State Behrend 8, Westminster 7 (Final/9 innings)
Penn State Behrend 6, Westminster 1

Records: Penn State Behrend 19-10, Westminster 19-12

Game One Key Moments:

* Three-straight singles in the bottom of the ninth set the table for Juston Jones (Moon Township, PA/Moon) with the game tied at 7-7
* Jones drove sent a line drive up the middle, just beating the outstretched arms of the Titans second baseman, scoring Zac Bogats (Corapolis, PA/Moon) to walk off in the ninth
* Behrend trailed 7-1 in the sixth prior to tying it in the bottom half with a six-run inning
* John Berger (Wexford, PA/Pine-Richland) launched a two-RBI triple to the gap in left center, plating Daniel Boehme (Peters Township, PA/Seton LaSalle) and Jake Dietz (Erie, PA/McDowell) to pull within two
* Bogats registered the equalizer via sacrifice fly, bringing home Anthony Slate (Hopewell, PA/Hopewell)
* Joe Lang (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny) entered in the seventh inning following the Lion rally and went on to toss three innings of one-hit baseball, with four strikeouts earning his second win of the season
* Senior Jacob Lindow (Bridgeville, PA/Chartiers Valley) logged his 100th career strikeout in the first inning

Game Two Key Moments:

* Berger drew a bases-loaded walk in the second inning to open the scoring
* The following inning, Isaac Stouffer sent his fifth homerun deep over the left field fence, giving Behrend a 2-0 lead
* Hunter Jamison (Allison Park, PA/Shaler Area) reached as the first baserunner in the fourth frame, eventually scoring from first on a Donny Watters (Perry, OH/Perry) double
* With the Lions leading by three in the sixth, Stouffer struck again, this time with a two-run triple scoring Watters and Chase Palmer (Brookeville, PA//Brookeville)
* Ben Bowen (Pittsburgh, PA/Serra Catholic) went 3.1 innings while allowing just two hits and one run
* Will Jamison (Shaler, PA/Shaler Area) picked up the win, going 3.2 innings in relief with three strikeouts


* Bogats led in game one, going 4-for-4 at the plate
* Dietz and Berger each finished the walk-off win with two hits and two RBIs
* The Lions collected 13 hits in game one

Up Next:

* Behrend will play host to Alfred State on Tuesday, April 26 as the top-two seeds in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) meet for a doubleheader at 1 p.m.

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