February 25, 2017

Baseball blanks Mavericks, remain undefeated

By Conner Farrell– 

The eighth-ranked baseball team continued their hot start to the season against the University of Omaha Mavericks (1-4) in a 10-0 rout. This is the first weekend series of the season for U of L.

Starting pitcher junior Kade McClure went through the first five innings giving up zero hits. McClure finished in the sixth, registering nine strikeouts and only surrendering one hit.

The Cards posted eight of their ten runs in the second, third and fourth innings. They would tack on one in each of the sixth and seventh innings.

The team totaled 10 hits and seven RBIs by seven different players. Juniors Drew Ellis and Brenden McKay combined to go 4-for-4 with two RBIs, three runs scored and two walks.

This is the second shut-out of the season for Louisville.

The series against Omaha closes Feb. 26 at noon.

Photo by Isaac Sanchez / The Louisville Cardinal

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