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EKU drop series finale at Murray State, 13-10

Posted on 11 May 2015 by Allen

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After winning the first two games of the series, Eastern Kentucky University’s baseball team lost the series finale at Murray State University, 13-10, on Sunday.

A five-run second inning that included a pair of two-run doubles by Shea Sullivan and Mandy Alvarez gave Eastern a 5-2 lead. However, the Racers took control of the contest with seven runs in the bottom of the fourth. Matt McGowan had a two-run single and Brock Downey’s bases loaded triple made it 9-5.

Murray State led 13-6 after six innings. The Colonels scored four runs over the final two innings to close the gap. Kenny Hostrander capped the scoring with a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the ninth. The junior shortstop finished 2-for-5 with two runs and two RBIs.

Alvarez was 2-for-4 with a walk, a run and two RBIs. Kyle Nowlin had two hits in three at bats, walked twice, scored once and drove in a runner.

The Colonels will conclude the 2015 regular season with a three-game home series against Tennessee Tech. The series opener is slated for 6 p.m. on Thursday.

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