College baseball: Gusties take pair from Cobbers in MIAC doubleheader
Gustavus swept Concordia in a Friday doubleheader in St. Peter, Minn.
ST. PETER, Minn. — Gustavus won a pair of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games over Concordia on Friday at Gusties Baseball Field.
The Gusties won the first game 3-2 and completed the sweep with an 8-1 victory in the nine-inning game two.
In the first game, Gusties starter Jayce Luna allowed an earned run on six hits in six innings to get the win. He walked one and struck out seven. Jackson Thielen worked a 1-2-3 seventh to get the save.
The Gusties' Gavin Baker and Chris Knowles both hit solo home runs and Patrick Timmer had an RBI. Concordia's Isaac Henkemeyer-Howe had two hits and drove in a run and Wyatt Gunkel drove in a run.
In the second game, Bjorkman and Timmer both homered and Timmer and Nick Azar both drove in two runs. Adam Biewen and Lane Glaser combined to allow a run on four hits and they struck out nine.
Henkemeyer-Howe had two hits and Caiden Kjelstrom had an RBI.
The Cobbers are 0-2 in the MIAC and 6-12 overall. They play a doubleheader against Augsburg at noon and 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 10, at St. John's University.