Ashland University's baseball team swept both ends of a doubleheader on Friday (March 6) against Gannon in Lakeland, Fla., 4-3 and 6-0, to improve to 7-3 on its annual spring trip.
Brooks was 2-for-3 with an RBI, senior Stephen James was 1-for-4 with a triple and an RBI and junior Mackenzie Hampshire also drove in a run. Ashland was facing Gannon pitcher Aaron Cox, who hadn't allowed a run in 2015 prior to Friday.
Junior Jake Baldwin got the win in the opener, going 5 1/3 innings and striking out six. He allowed four hits, three runs (two earned) and two walks. Junior Alex Smith got the save after striking out four in 1 2/3 innings.
The Eagles will continue Florida play on Saturday (March 7) at 12:30 p.m. against 15th-ranked Minnesota State-Mankato.