Colby baseball finishes trip with victory

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 27, 2010
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Brendan Gallagher

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. --- Brendan Gallagher went 3-for-4, scored twice, and had three RBI to lead the Colby College baseball team to a 9-7 victory over St. Olaf in the final game of the Mules'  spring trip to Florida on Saturday.

Colby, which finished 4-5 on the trip, trailed 7-2 after six innings. The Mules scored twice in the seventh inning and added five runs in the eighth to pull out the win. Gallagher had a two-run single in the eighth, while Ryan Conlon, Nikolas Atsalis, and John LaMantia all had RBI singles.

Atsalis added three hits for the Mules, while Conlon had two hits and a pair of runs.

Brady Hesslein earned his first collegiate win for the Mules in relief. Wil Hartigan picked up the save for Colby.

Colby 9, St. Olaf 7

Colby College....... 000 200 250  -  9 13  2      (4-5)

St. Olaf College.... 302 200 000  -  7 11  3      (4-5)

Pitchers: Colby College - A. Chandel; N.Sugarbaker(3); M. Collins(5); B. Hesslein(7);

W. Hartigan(8). St. Olaf College - Schmiesing; Brady Sand(6); Erik Olson(8); Logan Brau(10).

Win-B. Hesslein  Save-W. Hartigan (1)  Loss-Brady Sand  T-3:10


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