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Seventh Inning Six Runs Not Enough against Westminster; Geneva Falls 14-10

Joey Luciana

New Wilmington, Pa.  – Geneva College baseball’s six-run seventh inning rally fell short on Wednesday, April 26 single nine-inning contest at Westminster; 14-10. The high scoring affair lowered the Golden Tornadoes overall record to 8-26, 2-18 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC).

Westminster’s three-run homer put Geneva in a 3-0 hole after the opening inning.

Down 10-3, Geneva’s big seventh inning was thanks to a walk, a single by Mark Overmier, a triple by Joey Luciana and a groundout by Forrest Beighley. The six run in the top of the seventh moved the board to 10-9.

The Golden Tornadoes’ defense couldn’t keep the game tight, allowing three more Titan runs in the bottom of the seventh; 13-9. After each team notched one more run each, Josh Grant was forced to take the loss on the mound. He went 4.1 innings, giving up eight runs, seven hits, and struck out three.

Geneva will head to West Virginia to open the series against the Bethany Bison on Friday, April 28 in a single nine-inning game starting at 4 p.m.

Geneva College is a Christ-centered academic community that provides a comprehensive education to equip students for faithful and fruitful service to God and neighbor. Offering over 40 traditional undergraduate majors and programs, Adult Degree Programs with fully online and classroom options, and high-demand graduate degrees, Geneva's programs are recognized for their high quality. U.S. News & World Report ranks Geneva as a Top Three Best Value Regional University with one of the Top 100 engineering programs in the nation. Adhering to the truth of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God’s Word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today’s world.


Apr 26, 2017