Eagles Lose To Nationally-Ranked Mankato, 3-2

Mackenzie Hampshire
Mackenzie Hampshire

Ashland University's baseball team lost a 3-2 decision on Saturday (March 7) against 15th-ranked Minnesota State-Mankato in Auburndale, Fla.

Junior Mackenzie Hampshire was 2-for-2 with three walks and a run scored, junior Blake Bellman was 2-for-4 with an RBI, senior Kyle Brooks added a sacrifice fly and junior Nick Edwards was 1-for-4 with a double.

Junior David Kretschmar started and went 4 2/3 innings, allowing three runs (one earned).

The Eagles (7-4) will finish their annual Florida trip on Sunday (March 8) with a game against Kentucky Wesleyan at 12:30 p.m. in Auburndale.