April 07, 2009

Mullendore earns save and shutout in sweep of Cardinals

Starter Kent Huls (So., Apple Valley, Minn.) tossed six innings and gave up six hits to earn the win in the opener. Mullendore gave up one hit and a run while pitching the seventh inning for the save.

He then turned around and struck out four batters while scattering four hits and two walks while going the distance in the second game.

The Pipers jumped on the board quickly in both games, scoring three runs in the first inning of game one and putting four on the board at the start of game two.

In the first game, the Pipers then scored individual runs in the third, fourth, sixth and seventh innings. They tallied two in the second inning of game two as the two teams then played five scoreless innings to finish off the night.

Bill Sand (Sr., White Bear Township, Minn.) went 2-for-4 in each game with two RBI in the opener and one in the second. J.D. Modrynski (So., Lakeville, Minn.) went 2-for-4 with two RBI in game one and then went 2-for-3 with one RBI in the second game.

Dan Kaczrowski (Sr., St. Anthony, Minn.) went 3-for-6 on the day with and RBI and two runs scored.

Each team had one error per game.

The Pipers are now 12-11, 4-2 MIAC with the pair of wins while Saint Mary's drops to 4-16, 0-8. Hamline will play at Augsburg tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8, at 2:30 p.m.