WashU Baseball Drops Final Game of Series to Chicago 11-2

WashU Baseball Drops Final Game of Series to Chicago 11-2

St. Louis, Mo., April 17, 2016 — The Washington University in St. Louis baseball team suffered an 11-2 loss to the University of Chicago Sunday at Kelly Field in the final game of a three-game series. WashU swept Chicago on Saturday to win the first of two series of the year between the two teams.

Chicago improved to 13-12 with the win, while WashU fell to 22-13.

Senior Julian Clarke (3-4) suffered the loss on the mound allowing 11 hits and six earned runs in six innings pitched. WashU was limited to six hits in the defeat.

The Maroons scored three runs in the top of the fourth off Clarke, but WashU responded in the bottom half of the inning following a two-run homerun by junior Ben Browdy. The homerun was his University Athletic Association (UAA) best fourth of the season.

Chicago added two runs in the fifth and three in the seventh to build a commanding 8-2 advantage.

Browdy finished the day 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs, while junior Austin Darmawan was 2-for-4 with a pair of stolen bases.

WashU wraps up a five-game homestand by hosting Millikin University on Tuesday, April 19 at 3:30 p.m. and MacMurray College on Friday, April 22, at 3:30 p.m.

BEAR NOTEBOOK: The Bears are 12-2 at home this season … Golembo had his 29-game reached base streak come to an end … Darmawan leads the team with 21 multiple-hit games, and has a season-long 11-game hitting streak … Brown upped his UAA-leading RBI total to 55, while Darmawan is tops in stolen bases (25).