PRINCETON, W. Va. - Guilford College's Sammy Gerald posted five hits with two RBI as the Quakers claimed a Wednesday evening contest over Bluefield State College, 15-3. The game was played at Hunnicutt Field, home of the Appalachian League's Princeton Rays, rookie league affiliates of the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Quakers (14-12) used a six-run fourth frame to enlarge their lead over the Big Blues. Guilford created more distance in the top of the sixth inning with a five-run rally.
Ty Walser (2-2) collected the win for the Quakers in a six-inning start where he struck out seven.
The Quakers return to Old Dominion Athletic Conference play Saturday, traveling to Shenandoah University for a noon doubleheader. Shenandoah is the top-ranked team in the D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Top-25 poll.