St. Olaf pitcher Alex Lampert delivers in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader at Macalester.
Macalester 9, St. Olaf 2 (Gm 1 Box) | Macalester 7, St. Olaf 6 (Gm 2 Box)

Oles lose both ends of MIAC baseball doubleheader with Macalester

Mike Ludwig
March 31, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The St. Olaf baseball team dropped each end of a MIAC doubleheader at Macalester College on Saturday, losing the opener 9-2 before a 7-6 walk-off setback in game two.

Game One: Macalester 9, St. Olaf 2
Macalester took advantage of a St. Olaf error in the third inning to score four unearned runs, capped by a pair of two-out homers, as the Scots opened up a 7-0 lead on the way to the game one victory.

Chris Paradise had a 2-for-3 game for the Oles in the loss.

Game Two: Macalester 7, St. Olaf 6
Jimmy Belfont picked up a one-out, bases loaded walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Macalester a 7-6 victory and series sweep over the Oles.

St. Olaf opened the game with six runs in the top of the first inning after a Macalester error and four hits, punctuated by Adam Johnson's three-run homer.

Macalester got three runs back in the bottom of the first and tied the game with a three-run fifth inning.

Andy Bartz was 2-for-3 while Johnson finished 1-for-1 with two walks in the loss for St. Olaf (7-12, 0-2 MIAC).

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.