Benedictine Continues to Bolster Resume

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KENOSHA, WI - The Benedictine University baseball team used a five-run fifth inning to score a non-conference win at Carthage and continue to bolster their resume looking towards a potential NCAA bid.

Benedictine 6, Carthage 2

After going down in order in the first, Benedictine opened the scoring with a single run in the second
Damen Castillo continued his hot string with a single to open the inning and Jack Surin followed with a walk
Tyler Woynerowski kicked off the scoring with an RBI single
Carthage tied the game in the bottom of the inning against starter Alexander Schram
Facing a new hurler in the fifth, Jared Trivette led off with a single and moved up on a sacrifice bunt
Jack Feeley reached on an infield single to extend his hitting streak
Jimmy McLaughlin singled home the go-ahead run while another run scored on an error
Castillo made the score 4-1 with an RBI double and Surin followed with a double to plate Castillo
Nicholas Quick made it three straight doubles, greeting a new pitcher with a double to left, finishing the outburst

Schram struck out eight in a rare mid-week start, working five innings to improve to 5-2 on the year
Justin Sosa fanned four in two scoreless innings while Ty Liaromatis handled the eighth and Marty Maves the ninth
The pitching staff finished with 13 strikeouts in the game
Nine players recorded hits as Benedictine finished with 11
Castillo tallied three hits while scoring twice

Feeley has now reached base in 25 straight while holding down a 24-game hitting streak
Mitter has now reached base in 22 straight
The game was originally slated to be played on Tuesday night but was moved to Wednesday due to all the rain
The game was the final home contest for Carthage (17-20), who is one of just two non-conference opponents that Benedictine has played to own a losing record this season
The pitching staff has posted back-to-back games with double-digit strikeouts and owns 10 games with 10 or more strikeouts on the year

Benedictine (23-12) hosts Concordia Chicago in the final conference games of the season on Saturday afternoon. Concordia Chicago is the consensus #1 team in the nation.