GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Tristan Baker, Robert Marcelle and Matt Moon all had two hits as #24 Shenandoah University defeated Guilford College, 13-6, on Saturday.
With the win, the Hornets swept the two-game Old Dominion Athletic Conference series and improved to 14-6 and 5-3 in league play. The Quakers dropped its fifth straight game and moved to 10-13-1 and 1-7.
GC built a 1-0 lead after two innings and added three more runs in the third. Trevor Denton doubled to left centerfield to score Josh Shepherd who reached on a walk. Logan Shortt (2-3, 2 runs) followed with a single to the pitcher, which scored Denton. Sam Gerald (2-3) then doubled to right-center to bring home Shortt.
SU, however, plated seven runs in the fourth frame and never looked back. The inning was highlighted by a two-run home run to right field by Grant Thompson, and a double from Keegan Woolford, which scored three runners. Quaker pitchers, however, walked four hitters in the inning--who all scored. For the game, GC allowed 14 walks and three hit batters.
The Hornets chased Guilford starter Mitchell Stumpo (1-4) in the fourth. He tossed 3 2/3 innings, allowed seven runs against only four hits. Five Guilford pitchers took the mound in the game. Ryan Hill pitched a hitless ninth inning for the home club.
Reliever Johnathan Dance (2-0) earned the win for SU. He worked three scoreless innings, allowed two hits, and no runs.
Trailing 13-4, Guilford plated the game's final two runs in the eighth.
The Quakers host ODAC rival Emory & Henry on Wednesday (4/4). First pitch is 3 p.m. at McBane Field.