CMU completes sweep at Metro
Mavericks rack up 35 runs in the four-game series
Colorado Mesa’s baseball team scored in double figures for the 16th time Sunday, rolling to a 16-3 victory over Metro State at Auraria Field in Denver.
The seventh-ranked Mavericks (30-6, 24-2 RMAC) scored 35 runs in the four-game sweep of Metro State (13-20, 9-15 RMAC) for their fifth series sweep of the season. Mesa entered the weekend 19th in the nation in runs scored. Mesa has won nine consecutive series.
Mitch Corwin, Nate Robertson and Jake Kluge, hitting three, four and five in the batting order, combined to go 8 for 15 with 10 RBI in the game.
Robertson was 8 for 17 (.471) with nine RBI in the four-game weekend series.
The Mavericks went to work immediately, scoring three runs in the top of the first inning on Robertson’s two-run triple. He scored on a dropped fly ball.
Corwin and Kluge each had RBI singles in the second and fourth innings to push Mesa’s lead to 8-0.
Corwin drove home his third run of the game in the ninth, and then Robertson followed with a two-run triple and Kluge added a RBI double. Mesa scored six runs in the ninth.
Mesa starting pitcher Kyle Davis (5-0) limited the Roadrunners to one run on three hits and struck out five in five innings.
Tamatoa Demello, Dakota Behr and Garrett Carpenter allowed a combined two runs on nine hits in 4 innings of relief.
Metro State committed six errors in the game.
Six players scored at least two goals to lead seventh-ranked Seton Hill (Pa.) University to a 19-8 victory over Colorado Mesa in St. Charles, Mo.
Eleven players scored for Seton Hill. Seven players scored for the Mavericks, led by Austin Pridham with two. Michael Beimford had one goal and one assist.
The Griffins (11-1) scored the first seven goals of the game. Mesa (5-5) trailed 10-3 at halftime.
Seton Hill went on a 6-0 run early in the second half for a 16-4 advantage.
Colorado Mesa plays Lindenwood (Mo.) University at 5 p.m. Tuesday in St. Charles, Mo.