Benedictine Wins Fifth Straight

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LISLE, IL - The Benedictine University baseball team used three runs in the bottom of the seventh to win a fifth consecutive contest, taking down visiting UW-Oshkosh on Tuesday night.

Benedictine 5, UW-Oshkosh 2

UW-Oshkosh took the lead on the very first batter of the game with a solo homer
The run would be the lone tally surrendered by Drake Berman, who made his first collegiate start
Benedictine grabbed a 2-1 lead with a pair of runs in the bottom of the third
Nicholas Quick led off with a walk and Nick Severino followed with a single
Jack Feeley worked the count full before singling home the tying run
The go-ahead run scored on a throwing error following a stolen base
The visitors tied the game with a single run in the top of the seventh
Benedictine wasted no time in answering, re-taking the lead three batters into the bottom of the frame
Chayancze Stirbis drove home the eventual winner with a double to left-center
Andrew Hotze and Erik Callaghan lifted sacrifice flies to add insurance
UW-Oshkosh brought the tying run to the plate in the ninth, but Marty Maves closed out his fifth save of the season

Berman worked five innings, exiting with the lead after allowing just one run on four hits with a pair of strikeouts
Will Diessner tabulated the win in his first decision of they year after tossing just .1 inning
Maves worked the final two
Benedictine finished with nine hits
Feeley collected three, reaching base four times
Jimmy McLaughlin and Severino each tallied a pair of hits
Tanner Kiser reached three times and extended his hitting streak to 17 games, longest in the conference

Benedictine (18-10) travels to Dominican for a conference doubleheader on Saturday in Schaumburg, Ill. at Boomers Stadium