Chicago takes pair from Vikings

Posted on: April 3rd, 2011 by Joseph Vanden Acker

CHICAGO, Ill. — The University of Chicago baseball team swept a nonconference doubleheader from Lawrence University on Sunday by the scores of 13-2 and 24-2 at J. Kyle Anderson Field.

Chicago (8-5) broke open a close game in the opener with five runs in the fourth inning. The Maroons then added four more runs in the fifth to seal the win.

Stephen Williams, JR Lopez and Steven Schwabe hd three hits apiece for Maroons in the opener. Lopez also drove in four runs.

Lawrence (2-11) was limited to four hits in the first game. Gabe Henriques collected one of the hits, a two-run triple in the third inning that tied the game at 2-2.

Alex Terry went the distance to pick up the win. Eric Bohling pitched the first three innings and took the loss.

In the nightcap, Chicago pounded out 25 hits against four Lawrence pitchers. Lopez went 4-for-4 with six runs batted in, and Ben Bullock was 4-for-5.

Robert Rashid and Alex Brewer had two hits apiece for the Vikings.

Matt O’Connor pitched six innings to pick up the win. Brian King went 2.1 innings and took the loss.

Game one box score

Game two box score

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