Ripon tops Lawrence in doubleheader sweep

Posted on: April 27th, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

RIPON, Wis. — The Ripon College baseball team swept a Midwest Conference doubleheader from Lawrence University on Sunday at Francis Field.

Ripon (17-11, 10-2 MWC) won the opener 9-1 and took the nightcap 13-1.

In the opener, Marshall Zahn allowed only four hits and one run over eight innings to get the win. He struck out 15 and walked one. Tom Sawyer, Sam Waters and Bradley Knoblock all had three hits for Ripon.

In the nightcap, three Ripon pitchers combined to allow just six hits and a first-inning run. Matt Hecht gave up three hits over five innings to earn the win. Dakotah Kirchenwitz went 3-for-4, scored four runs and drove in two to lead Ripon.

Aaron Benz went 2-for-3 for the Vikings (5-21, 2-7).

Game one box score

Game two box score

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