Missouri State 15
Saint Louis 8
Monday, April 17 | St. Louis, Mo. (Billiken Sports Center)
The Billikens surrendered two big innings and fell to in-state rival Missouri State 15-8. Charlie Sheehan was strong in relief, throwing five innings with four strikeouts and one walk. The defeat drops SLU to 21-12 overall.
WP - Nate Witherspoon (2-3) 5.1 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
LP - Garrett Acton (1-1) 1.1 IP, 4 H, 7 R (6 ER), 3 BB, 1 K
SV - Jake Fromson (1) 2.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 2 K
SLU SCORING SUMMARY
B2 - Mahoney scores on wild pitch.
Leimkuehler doubles to right center. King and Garella score.
Case grounds out to second. Leimkuehler scores.
Reeser homers to left field.
B7 - Morisano hits a sacrifice fly to center. Case scores.
Mahoney singles up the middle. Sniatynski and Reeser score.
- Nick Reeser hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot in the bottom of the second. He finished the game 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI.
- Jake Garella was 2-for-4 in the game with a run scored.
- Trent Leimkuehler was 1-for-4 with his 16th double of the season, a run scored and two RBIs.
- Freshman Charlie Sheehan was strong on the mound for the Billikens. He threw five innings, allowing four hits, two earned runs, one walk and four strikeouts.
The Billikens travel south on I-55 to take on SEMO in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Freshman Keith Kutzler is set to start for SLU. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.