College baseball: Cobbers dig out of large hole to edge St. Olaf

Two big innings helped Concordia rally from a six-run deficit and take down the Oles on Saturday.

Concordia Cobbers

MOORHEAD — Concordia rallied from a six-run deficit to defeat St. Olaf 8-6 on Saturday at Bucky Burgau Field.

St. Olaf led 6-0 heading into the bottom of the sixth, but the Cobbers scored three that inning, four more in the seventh and tacked on an insurance run in the eighth. The big blow was Max Boran's three-run home run that tied the game in the seventh. Sean McGuire's RBI double to left-center scored Matt Gruber with the go-ahead run.

Ty Severson got the win, improving to 7-2. Luke Levasseur pitched the eighth and Gruber picked up his first save with a scoreless ninth.

The Cobbers' Thomas Horan had two hits and drove in a run.

The Cobbers are 9-12 in the MIAC and 16-17 overall. They play two nine-inning games at St. Olaf on Sunday, May 16, to close the regular season. Game times are 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

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