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March 20, 2009

USI ties school record with 12th straight win

Box Score: Southern Indiana 4, Drury 2

Tyler
Choate

EVANSVILLE, Ind. The University of Southern Indiana baseball team tied a school record with its 12th straight win Friday afternoon at the USI Baseball Field, defeating Drury University, 4-2, to start a four-game series. USI raises its record to 15-5 overall, 5-0 in the GLVC, and 1-0 in the West Division, while Drury falls to 13-9 overall, 4-1 GLVC, and 0-1 in the West.

The 12-straight victories ties the record set by the 1992 and 1993 squads.

The Screaming Eagles earned the record tying win by coming from behind for the fourth straight game. USI spotted Drury a 1-0 lead in the top of the second before senior rightfielder Chad Werry (New Harmony, Indiana) and sophomore catcher Dylan Mooney (St. Charles, Missouri) combined to drive in four runs to provide the margin of victory.

Dylan
Mooney

Mooney started the USI scoring with a two-run single in the bottom of the second to give the Eagles a 2-1 lead. Werry completed the Eagle scoring with RBI singles in the fourth and the eighth innings to seal the win.

The USI bats were complimented by the very strong pitching performances of junior right-hander Tyler Choate (Carmi, Illinois) and senior right-hander Shaun Larsen (Tell City, Indiana). Choate (4-1) earned the victory by scattering seven hits, allowing two runs, one earned, and striking out six over eight innings of work.

Larsen recorded his sixth save of the year by pitching a perfect ninth inning, striking out one batter.

The Eagles and the Panthers resume the four-game series Saturday with a noon doubleheader at the USI Baseball Field. The two teams complete the series Sunday with a single game at noon.


Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information


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