APPLETON, Wis. — The Milwaukee School of Engineering baseball team limited Lawrence University to only seven hits and swept a nonconference doubleheader on Wednesday at Whiting Field.
The Raiders (15-17) won the opener 3-1 and took the nightcap 8-5.
In the first game, Luke Yogerst went six innings and gave up only three hits to pick up the win. Mike Bergstrom pitched the seventh for the save.
Derek Jordan went 3-for-3 and scored two runs in the opener for MSOE, and Nick Jablonski drove in a pair of runs.
MSOE got single runs in the first and third off Lawrence starter Kelton Jenkins and then added an insurance run in the fifth. Lawrence (9-21) scored its only run in the bottom of the first on Sam Kossow’s RBI single.
Jenkins pitched the first three innings and took the loss.
In the nightcap, the Raiders piled up 13 hits against five Lawrence pitchers. Ben Falls went the first six innings and allowed only three hits to pick up the win.
MSOE scored twice in the first on two-run homer by Walt Ziller and then added another run in the second, three more in the third and single runs in the fourth and sixth. Josh Hein went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs for MSOE and Jake Hilgendorf drove in three runs.
The Vikings closed in on MSOE in the third on Aaron Benz’s two-run single that trimmed the lead to 6-3. Lawrence added two more runs in the seventh to cut the lead to 8-5. Lawrence had the bases loaded when Bergstrom came in and got the final out to record his second save of the day.
Lawrence returns to action on Thursday when it hosts Marian University in a nonconference doubleheader.