March 10, 2007

Baseball Team Drops 10-1 Decision to Lamar

March 10, 2007

Box Score

BEAUMONT, Texas - University of Northern Colorado pitchers gave up 17 hits to Lamar in a 10-1 loss on Saturday afternoon, dropping the Bears to 5-6 on the season.

Chris Reap (1-2) started for Northern Colorado and lasted 4 1/3 innings, while allowing six earned runs on 13 hits.

After Lamar (11-6) opened the scoring with a run in the bottom of the second, the Bears responded in the top of the third to tie the score.

Kevin Sandberg drew a bases-loaded walk to score Cory Morales, who had reached base on a fielder's choice. In the inning, the Bears had seven batters at the plate, without a walk or a hit. There were three errors in the inning, all by Lamar infielders.

The Cardinals scored eight runs in a three-inning stretch, starting in the fourth, to pull away.

Grady Gorman led the Bears with two hits, while Phil Santucci, Brad Beaman and Morales also had hits.

Dan Kazell came in in relief of Reap and allowed four runs in 3 1/3 innings of work, striking out two and allowing four hits.

The Bears conclude their three-game series with the Cardinals Sunday with a 12 p.m. local start time.