Rain puts damper in 2-1 Beavers loss to Patriots

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Win: Vaughan (1-1) 0.200000
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Rain puts damper in 2-1 Beavers loss to Patriots
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Rain puts damper in 2-1 Beavers loss to Patriots

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS (AirHog Stadium) -- The Bemidji State University baseball team had its game Saturday against Arlington Baptist finished early, ending in a 2-1 loss at AirHog Stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas. Senior pitcher Terry Hadden threw a complete game with no earned runs allowed for BSU (2-6) before the game was called with one out in the seventh inning.

The Beavers had several opportunities to get on the scoreboard early after leaving nine runners on base through the first four innings. The third and fourth innings provided BSU with the bases loaded, including with one out in the fourth, but the Beavers were not able to bring any runs home. Arlington Baptist brought home the first run in the bottom of the fourth inning with a sacrifice fly to center field to take a 1-0 lead. Senior Matt Mastantuono, who reached base on a walk, tied the game in the sixth inning after a two-out double steal. The Patriots scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth for the final run before the game was called with one out in the seventh. The game was delayed by rain for 30 minutes before the field was deemed unplayable.

Senior Terry Hadden (0-1) took the loss after pitching a complete game with no earned runs allowed and three strikeouts. BSU left 10 runners stranded one base while ABC turned three double plays in the game.

Bemidji State continues its spring trip with a single nine-inning game against at 2 p.m. Tuesday against Rogers State University. The Beavers and Hillcats will play at Diamond Sports Complex in Claremore, Okla.

Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).

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