St. Norbert takes two from Vikings

Posted on: April 28th, 2012 by Joseph Vanden Acker

DE PERE, Wis. — The St. Norbert College baseball team picked up a Midwest Conference doubleheader sweep against Lawrence University on Saturday at Mel Nicks Field.

St. Norbert (17-10, 8-2 MWC) won the opener 24-2 and took the nightcap 6-1.

In the opener, St. Norbert pounded out 25 hits and scored in each of the first five innings. Chad Ljunggren went 4-for-5, scored three runs and drove in three for St. Norbert. Garrick Fisher and Troy Rottier had three hits apiece, and Rottier drove in four runs.

Kevin Nutley pitched five innings to pick up the win. Drew Doares lasted only 1 1/3 innings and took the loss.

Phil Wisniewski went 2-for-2 to lead Lawrence (13-16, 4-6).

In the nightcap, St. Norbert used timely hitting to build a 6-0 lead. Travis Mason, Jose Godinez and Ljunggren all had two hits for the Green Knights.

Josh Honzik went eight-plus innings to get the win. He allowed six hits, struck out 10 and walked two. Kelton Jenkins went 5 2/3 innings and took the loss.

Wisniewski again collected two hits for the Vikings.

Game one box score

Game two box score

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