WSC Baseball Records Split At Upper Iowa, Regular Season Concludes Saturday With Nine-Inning Contest

WSC Baseball Records Split At Upper Iowa, Regular Season Concludes Saturday With Nine-Inning Contest
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics.

FAYETTE, IA – With one game remaining on the regular season, Wayne State College took to the road for a NSIC baseball doubleheader.

From Robertson Woods Field in Fayette, IA, the Wildcat baseball team visited Upper Iowa University for a pair of seven inning games.

Upper Iowa took game one, 3-1 while the Wildcats won game two, 13-2.

With the split, WSC is now 17-26 (11-18 NSIC) while the Peacocks now sit 12-29 (10-20 NSIC).

During the opening game, WSC scored a run in the top of the first. Following a pair of scoreless innings, Upper Iowa took the lead thanks to a three-run fourth inning. Neither team scored the remainder of the game as the Peacocks held onto the 3-1 victory. Upper Iowa outhit WSC, 5-4 as no errors were committed by either team.

Travis Baily doubled, Andrew Hanson singled twice while Colin Lynam singled and drove in a run for WSC. Alex Logelin scored the lone run.

Andrew Staebell (4-2) suffered the complete game loss in six innings allowing three earned runs off five hits while striking out five batters and hitting one.


During game two, Wayne State took the early lead of 3-2 in the first inning. The ‘Cats added a run in the second and three more runs in the third to lead 7-2. Following a scoreless fourth, the Wildcats posted a four-run fifth and closed the game with two more runs in the seventh. Final favored WSC, 13-2 as Wayne State outhit Upper Iowa, 13-6 and both teams committed two errors.

Conner Fiene recorded a three-run homerun; Alex Logelin singled, doubled, drove in three runs and scored while Nate Sailors doubled and scored for WSC. Andrew Hanson and Nick Barnett both singled twice, drove in a run and scored twice; Colin Lynam singled twice, drove in a run and scored; Chris Cornish singled and drove in two runs; Travis Baily singled and scored twice; Cam Madsen singled, drove in a run and scored twice as Noah Roberts accounted for a RBI and run scored.

Keean Allen (4-3) picked up the victory in four innings allowing two earned runs off three hits while striking out three batters and walking one. Cade Herrmann worked the final three scoreless innings allowing three hits while striking out one batter.

The Wayne State College baseball team will close out their regular season on Saturday, May 7 at noon during a nine-inning game against the Peacocks.