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Austin Peay Governors Baseball lose to the Belmont Bruins 6-2

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team was unable to string hits together and saw its seven-game win streak halted with a 6-2 loss to Belmont, Tuesday night.

Austin Peay Shortstop Reed Harper had three hits in the Governors loss to the Belmont Bruins, Tuesday night. Austin Peay Baseball.
Austin Peay Shortstop Reed Harper had three hits in the Governors loss to the Belmont Bruins, Tuesday night. Austin Peay Baseball.

Austin Peay (18-11) outhit Belmont, 12-11, in the contest but could not string the hits together when they needed. The Govs had a runner in scoring position eight times but were only able to score twice.

Belmont (20-10) had no trouble finding key hits, converting four times with a runner on third base.  The Bruins scored a run in the second, third and fourth innings before plating two in the fifth.

Austin Peay was held without a run until the fifth inning when they were able to take advantage of a Belmont error. Right fielder Jon Clinard and left fielder Cody Hudson followed with back-to-back singles to score the run.

Jordan HankinsThe Govs added another run in the eighth, again stringing together a few of their hits. Second baseman Jordan Hankins led off the inning with a double, shortstop Reed Harper followed with a single and catcher P.J. Torres brought the run home with a deep fly ball. However, Harper was caught out at second base attempting to advance, short-circuiting a potential Govs rally.

Harper and Hudson each had three hits to lead Austin Peay’s offense. Hudson and Torres were responsible for the lone RBI.

Rolando GautierGovs starting pitcher Rolando Gautier (0-1) allowed one run on three hits and a walk over two innings and was saddled with the loss. Eight Austin Peay pitchers saw action in the contest, including closer Tyler Rogers who recorded the final two outs.

Belmont Catcher Alex Diamond went 3-for-3 to lead an 11-hit offensive outing. Designated hitter Judah Akers had two RBI with a run-scoring single in the third and a sacrifice fly in the eighth.

Bruins starter Dan Ludwig (1-3) picked up the win after throwing three scoreless innings, allowing two hits and striking out two.

Austin Peay returns to Ohio Valley Conference action when it travels to Eastern Illinois for a three-game series. Due to the upcoming Easter holiday, the series will begin with a 3:30pm, Thursday contest at Coaches Stadium.

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Box Score

Belmont at Austin Peay
April 3rd, 2012 at Clarksville, TN (Raymond C. Hand Park)


Belmont 6 (20-10)
Player ab r h rbi bb so po a lob
MITCHELL, Zac 2b 3 1 0 1 1 0 3 2 2
CRAIG, Dylan cf 4 0 1 1 1 0 3 1 3
BRODY, Greg 3b 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 1
AKERS, Judah dh 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1
BEATY, Matt 1b 5 1 2 0 0 0 7 0 0
TURNER, Drew rf 4 2 2 0 1 0 4 0 0
BREEN, Jared ss 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2
DIAMOND, Alec c 3 1 3 0 1 0 5 0 0
DODD, William lf 2 0 0 1 1 1 4 1 0
LUDWIG, Dan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BOWLES, Tim p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FRENSLEY, Brandon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
HARVEY, Blake p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
COLEY, Austin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FANCHIER, Garrett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 33 6 11 6 6 4 27 6 10
 
Austin Peay 2 (18-11)
Player ab r h rbi bb so po a lob
CLINARD, Jon rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0
HUDSON, Cody lf 5 0 3 1 0 1 3 1 0
BACHMAN, Greg 3b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5
HANKINS, Jordan 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 4 0
HARPER, Reed ss 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0
TORRES, P.J. c 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 2
GAUTIER, Rolando p/dh 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
WOLLENZIN, Matt ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
CHILDRESS, Tyler 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 12 0 1
BLANCHARD, Michael cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0
KEMMER, Kacy p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ANDERSON, Lucas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
EDLIN, Chuck p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
COX, Andy p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BOYHER, Brock p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
HEBERT, Mike p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ROGERS, Tyler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 2 12 2 1 5 27 11 10
Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Belmont............. 011 120 010 -  6 11  1
Austin Peay......... 000 010 010 -  2 12  1
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E – BREEN(6); HANKINS, J.(8). DP – BEL 2; APSU 1. LOB – BEL 10; APSU 10. 2B – BRODY(7); HUDSON, C.(3); HANKINS, J.(6); TORRES, P.(5). HBP – MITCHELL. SF – AKERS(3); BREEN(3); DODD(3); TORRES, P.(3). SB – BEATY(5); TURNER 2(8); DIAMOND(1); BLANCHARD, M(8). CS – TURNER(4); DIAMOND(3).

 

Belmont ip h r er bb so wp bk hbp ibb ab bf fo go np
LUDWIG, Dan W,1-3 3.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 10 10 3 3 45
BOWLES, Tim 2.0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 11 11 5 0 44
FRENSLEY, Brandon 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 1 6
HARVEY, Blake 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 5 1 0 18
COLEY, Austin 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 1 1 15
FANCHIER, Garrett 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 3 0 8
Austin Peay ip h r er bb so wp bk hbp ibb ab bf fo go np
GAUTIER, Rolando L,0-1 2.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 10 4 2 46
KEMMER, Kacy 2.0 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 11 11 3 2 40
ANDERSON, Lucas 0.1 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 13
EDLIN, Chuck 0.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 5 1 1 23
COX, Andy 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 2 3 20
BOYHER, Brock 0.1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 13
HEBERT, Mike 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 1 17
ROGERS, Tyler 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4

 

Win – LUDWIG (1-3). Loss – GAUTIER, R. (0-1). Save – None. HBP – by EDLIN, C. (MITCHELL). BK – EDLIN, C.(1). Inherited runners/scored: EDLIN, C. 2/2; HEBERT, M. 2/1; ROGERS, T. 1/0. Pitches/strikes: LUDWIG 45/31; BOWLES 44/24; FRENSLEY 6/4; HARVEY 18/12; COLEY 15/9; FANCHIER 8/6; GAUTIER, R. 46/27; KEMMER, K. 40/24; ANDERSON, L. 13/8; EDLIN, C. 23/9; COX, A. 20/13; BOYHER, B. 13/3; HEBERT, M. 17/10; ROGERS, T. 4/3. Umpires – HP: Mitchell Dunn 1B: Donald Gilmore 3B: Jeff Wright
Start: 6:03pm Time: 3:16 Attendance: 267
Weather: Mostly Sunny, 80, Wind SW9
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