College baseball: Cobbers sweep Hamline in MIAC doubleheader
Concordia's Jacoby Nold fired a gem in Game 1 and the Cobbers pounded out 12 hits in Game 2 to win twice over the Pipers on Monday.
MOORHEAD — Jacoby Nold fired a two-hitter in Game 1 and Concordia's bats did the work in Game 2 as the Cobbers swept Hamline in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader on Monday at Bucky Burgau Field.
The Cobbers won 2-0 and 11-4
In Game 1, Nold went all seven, walking three and striking out one.
Concordia scored a run in the third on Matt Gruber's groundout to second and another run in the fifth on Thomas Horan's RBI double down the right field line.
In Game 2, the Pipers took a three-run lead with a four-run third but Concordia answered with five runs in the bottom of the inning and cruised to the win.
Carter Mulcahy homered and drove in two runs and Isaac Henkemeyer-Howe had two hits, including a solo homer. Justin Kloster, who doubled twice, Jake Christianson and Wyatt Gunkel all drove in two runs. Matt Gruber and Andy Gravdahl also had hits and drove in runs.
Starter Alex Rudquist got the win, allowing one earned run on six hits in 4-2/3 innings. Relievers Luke Levasseur, Gruber and Dylan Inniger combined to allow five hits in 4-1/3 scoredless innings.
The Cobbers are 3-3 in the MIAC and 8-7 overall. They play host to St. Scholastica in a doubleheader on Wednesday, April 13. Game times are 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.