Gustavus 3, St. Olaf 0 (Game 1 Box) Gustavus 6, St. Olaf 1 (Game 2 Box)

Gustavus takes two from St. Olaf

Nick Hoelmer
April 30, 2013

ST. PETER, Minn. - Gustavus Adolphus College came away from Tuesday afternoon's doubleheader with two wins after sweeping St. Olaf.

Game One: Gustavus 3, St. Olaf 0
Grant Soderberg earned his fourth win of the season by going the distance for Gustavus. Soderberg scattered seven hits, struck out eight while only walking one.

Sam Warner, Scott Benjamin and Drew Block each contributed to the Gustie scoring with a hit and run apiece.

Game Two: Gustavus 6, St. Olaf 1
St. Olaf outhit Gustavus 10-7 but it was the Gusties that were able to turn those hits into runs as they went on to defeat St. Olaf 6-1 in game two.

Gustavus was able to get on the board first by getting runs from Block, Benjamin, Soderberg and Tim Miller to create an early 4-0 lead.

Chris Paradise, Jack Schechinger and Adam Johnson each had two hits for the Oles in the game but it was to no avail as Gustavus pitcher Kellan Euerle was able to strand runners in five of seven innings.

Euerle earned his first win of the season for GAC by pitching the full seven innings and striking out four.

Up next for the Oles will be a home doubleheader on Thursday against St. Johns at 3:30 p.m.

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