Baseball Extends Win Streak With Sweep of Roger Williams

Baseball Extends Win Streak With Sweep of Roger Williams

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - The Bowdoin College baseball team continued to roll, extending their winning streak to five games with a doubleheader sweep over Roger Williams, 11-7 and 4-1 on Friday. The Polar Bears stand at 7-1 overall this spring.

The Polar Bears jumped out to a big lead and held off Roger Williams in the opener as Tim Welch scattered eight hits and struck out six over five innings. Reid Auger went 3-4 with a double, home run and two RBI while Matt Ruane reached base four times, including a home run, two walks and a stolen base. Brendan Garner also added a pair of hits for Bowdoin while Eric Chenelle closed out the game to earn the save.

Oliver Van Zant dominated on the hill in the nightcap, striking out 10 batters and allowing just two hits in the victory. Auger continued to rake, going 2-3 with a double, walk, stolen base and two RBI. Brett Gorman rapped a solo homer while Matt Ruane knocked a double. Joe Comizio earned the save with two strikeouts in the final inning.

Bowdoin 11 - 12 - 4
Roger Williams 7 - 9 - 1
Win: Tim Welch
Loss: Willette
Save: Eric Chenelle

Bowdoin 4 - 6 - 5
Roger Williams 1 - 5 - 2
Win: Oliver Van Zant
Loss: Gouthro
Save: Joe Comizio