St. Olaf 8, Benedictine 7 (Gm 1 Box - 8 Inn.) | Benedictine 7, St. Olaf 5 (Gm 2 Box)

Oles get walk-off win in game one, fall in game two with Benedictine

Mike Ludwig
March 21, 2013

AUBURNDALE, Fla - Sam Maus connected on a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning in game one to help St. Olaf top Benedictine 8-7 in eight innings, before the Oles dropped game two 7-5 on Thursday in a non-conference baseball doubleheader.

Jack Schechinger went a combined 5-for-7 in the series, including a 4-for-4 effort in game two with a homer and a double.

Game One: St. Olaf 8, Benedictine 7 (8 inn.)
Maus' single capped four straight hits, as the Oles scored twice in the eighth. Benedictine took the lead in the top of the inning with an unearned run on a Maus error.

Maus was 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs and Adam Johnson 3-for-4 for the St. Olaf in the victory.

St. Olaf used three pitchers. Joey Voss improved to 3-0 by working the final 2 1/3 innings, allowing two hits and the unearned run in the eighth.

Game Two: Benedictine 7, St. Olaf 5
Benedictine scored six runs in the fourth inning to turn a 5-1 deficit to a 7-5 lead.

Schechinger drove in a pair with his two-run homer in the third inning. The Oles added three runs in the fourth before Benedictine plated six in the bottom of the inning on six hits and three walks.

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