LHU splits doubleheader with Gannon

By Tyler Rumsey
Sports Information

April 4, 2013

Photo courtesy of Erika White.

For the second straight day, the Lock Haven University baseball team (8-12, 4-4 PSAC) split a doubleheader with Gannon University (12-8, 6-2 PSAC) in PSAC West action.

The Bald Eagles got a sensational performance from starting pitcher Madison Neddo (Earlville, Md./Coppin State Univ.) to win game won 3-1, but The Haven fell in game two, 9-0.

Neddo was outstanding in game one.  He threw all seven innings and allowed just one run on five hits, striking out four Golden Knights.

Anthony Kyne (Newtown Square, Pa./Penn State Brandywine) and Austin Botts (Seven Valleys, Pa./Wingate) combined for four of LHU’s eight hits in the game.

Kyne was 2-for-3 with an RBI double and Botts was 2-for-2 with a walk.

Scott Zuback (Mill Hall, Pa./Central Mountain) went 1-for-3 at the plate and stole two bases in the game.

The Bald Eagles could not get the bats going in game two and fell 9-0.

Joe Nestor (Drexel Hill, Pa./Monsignor Bonner) started on the mound for The Haven.  He allowed five runs in 4.1 innings of work.

Aaron Lidgett (Morrisdale, Pa./West Branch) and Kyle Schubert (Factoryville, Pa./Lackawanna Trail) came in to pitch in relief for LHU.

Lock Haven returns to action on Tuesday, March 30 when the Bald Eagles host local rival Bloomsburg for a single nine-inning game.  First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m.

Tyler Rumsey works for Sports Information and can be contacted at trumsey@lhup.edu

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