Benedictine Splits at Dominican

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SCHAUMBURG, IL - Frank Greco threw a complete game shutout in the opener, but the Benedictine University baseball team had to settle for a split at Dominican University on Saturday.

Benedictine 1, Dominican 0 - Game One
Dominican 14, Benedictine 4 (EIght Innings) - Game Two

Greco dazzled in the opener, allowing just five hits and six baserunners
The sophomore improve to 7-0 on the season in as many starts, striking out five and leaving the tying run at second in the ninth
The lone run came across in the top of the second
Erik Callaghan collected a one-out double and following a walk to Brandon Gipson, D.J. Dillon singled home the difference
Dominican built a 3-0 lead in the first inning of the second game, but Benedictine was quick to tie the contest with three in the second
Callaghan ignited a two-out rally with a single and a stolen base, reaching third on an error
Sam Kerr put Benedictine on the board with an RBI single
Nick Severino and Jack Feeley would also single home runs in the inning
Dominican was able to score twice in the third to end the day for starter Ryan Miller
The hosts scored in four different innings, building a lead of 8-3
The final Benedictine tally came in the sixth on a sacrifice fly from Marco D'Angelo
Dominican ended the game with five runs in the last of the eighth

Benedictine managed just four hits, coming from four different individuals in the opener
Tanner Kiser saw the longest hit streak in the conference come to a close at 17 games
Six different pitchers appeared in game two with only Frank Meisl logging a scoreless outing
Six of the Dominican runs came unearned as the hosts took advantage of five errors
Dominican notched 17 hits while Benedictine posted 10 in the second game
Eight individuals collected hits for Benedictine with Severino and Callaghan each picking up two

Benedictine (19-11, 10-4 NACC) hosts Concordia Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon in another doubleheader