Sat Mar 04
Final
17 Denison
2 vs. Manchester
@ Chillicothe, Ohio in Chillicothe, Ohio
Sun Mar 05
Final
1 Manchester
14 vs. Denison
@ Chillicothe, Ohio in Chillicothe, Ohio
Sun Mar 05
Final
11 Denison
1 vs. Manchester
@ Chillicothe, Ohio in Chillicothe, Ohio
Sun Mar 12
Final
4 Denison
5 vs. Arcadia
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla. (NPHS)
Sun Mar 12
Final
4 Denison
6 vs. Susquehanna
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla. (NCRP #6)
Mon Mar 13
Final
2 Amherst
12 vs. Denison
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla. (NCRP #3)
Tue Mar 14
Final
5 SUNY-Canton
7 vs. Denison
@ Port Charlotte, FL in Port Charlotte, Fla. (NCRP #3)
Wed Mar 15
Final
9 Denison
0 vs. Mount St. Mary
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla. (NCRP #3)
Fri Mar 17
Final
10 Nichols
7 vs. Denison
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla. (NCRP #3)
Sat Mar 18
Final
2 #25 North Central (Ill.)
13 vs. Denison
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla. (NCRP #3)
Wed Mar 22
Final
6 Denison
2 at Marietta
in Marietta, Ohio
Thu Mar 23
Final
1 John Carroll
14 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Mar 24
Final
11 Denison
3 at Capital
in Bexley, Ohio
Mon Mar 27
Final
8 Heidelberg
13 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Mar 28
Final
8 Denison
1 at Ohio Northern
in Ada, Ohio
Sat Apr 01
Final - 11 innings
1 Wabash
2 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 01
Final
0 Wabash
4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 02
Final
2 Wabash
3 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 02
Final - 7 innings
0 Wabash
15 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 08
Final
2 Oberlin
4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 08
Final
10 Oberlin
19 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 09
Cancelled
Baldwin Wallace
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Apr 14
Final
3 #17 Denison
4 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Fri Apr 14
Final
6 #17 Denison
13 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Apr 15
Final - 7 innings
5 #17 Denison
15 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Apr 15
Final
14 #17 Denison
12 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Wed Apr 19
Final
19 #10 Wooster
3 #25 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Apr 20
Final
8 #25 Denison
2 at Muskingum
in New Concord, Ohio
Sat Apr 22
Final - 7 innings
2 Wittenberg
12 #25 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 22
Final
7 Wittenberg
3 #25 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 23
Final - 7 innings
7 Wittenberg
20 #25 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 23
Final
3 Wittenberg
9 #25 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 26
Final
9 #27 Denison
1 at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Fri Apr 28
Final
1 #27 Denison
9 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Fri Apr 28
Final
11 #27 Denison
10 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sun Apr 30
Final
5 #27 Denison
3 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sun Apr 30
Final
22 #27 Denison
10 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat May 06
Final
2 Allegheny
7 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Crossover Series
Sun May 07
Final
7 Allegheny
6 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Crossover Series
Sun May 07
Final - 11 innings
8 Allegheny
9 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Crossover Series
Thu May 11
Final
2 Denison
10 vs. Wooster
@ VA Memorial Stadium -- Chillicothe, Ohio in Chillicothe, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Fri May 12
Final
6 Denison
12 vs. Oberlin
@ VA Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
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Late rally secures split in Crawfordsville

Justin Vaske had 3 hits, 4 RBIs, and 2 runs scored on Sunday at Wabash.
Justin Vaske had 3 hits, 4 RBIs, and 2 runs scored on Sunday at Wabash.

A ninth-inning rally in game two sent the Big Red to a 9-8 victory over Wabash on Sunday in Crawfordsville.  The Little Giants took the opener, 6-5.

Trailing by a run with only two outs to work with seniors Evan Nicholson and Andrew Mahle logged back-to-back singles that put runners on the corners.  Drew Rice followed the Mahle base knock with a sacrifice fly to center that scored Nicholson and tied the game at 8-8.  The Big Red caught a break when an error by the Wabash second baseman kept the inning alive.  The DU bats made the home team pay when Mahle scored the go-ahead run prior to a pickoff at second.

After walking John Holm to lead off the bottom of the ninth, reliever Tim Duxbury corralled a pop out, struck out a batter, and induced a fly out to strand the game-tying run at third.

Wabash jumped out to an early 4-0 lead, but a three spot in the third by DU shrunk the deficit to 4-3.  In the fifth, Denison pushed across three more runs to take a two-run lead.  Senior Tyler Nicholson scored on a throwing error to tie the game at 4-4.  Mahle put the Big Red on top with an infield single that scored Evan Nicholson.  Justin Vaske added an insurance run with a sacrifice fly that plated Mahle.

The Little Giants answered with a run in the fifth, two in the sixth and another in the seventh to regain an 8-6 lead.  In the eighth, Denison trimmed the margin to one when Danny Kraus drove in Vaske on a ground out to second.  Senior Joro Forman fanned two in the bottom of the frame to set up the ninth-inning heroics.

Joro Forman Forman (pictured) improved to 2-0 on the year after throwing a hitless eighth, while Duxbury earned his first save of the season.  Starter McCavitt Carter allowed five runs on five hits in five innings.

The top four hitters in the lineup were responsible for eight of DU's 13 hits and scored eight of the team's nine runs.  Evan Nicholson went 3-for-5 with three runs and three stolen bases, while Mahle was 2-for-4 with three runs and an RBI.  Rice also logged two hits, including a double, with two RBIs and a run, while Vaske drove in a team-best three runs.

In game one, Wabash starter Chris Widup carried a no hitter through four innings, allowing just one base runner via walk.  The Little Giants gave their starter some run support with a pair in the second inning and another run in the fourth.

Despite the early lack of offense, DU came alive in the later portion of the game.  Denison plated two in the fifth and sixth to take a 4-3 lead, while an insurance run in the seventh made it a 5-3 contest.  However, Wabash's Andrew Rodgers tied the game with a two-run single, and Trey Frankhauser drew a four-pitch walk to plate the game-winning run.

Connor Murphy suffered the loss after giving up three runs on three hits in 2.2 innings.  Starter Tyler Vaske gave up three runs (two earned) on five hits with seven Ks in four innings of work.  Rice and Vaske each posted two hits and scored a run.

Denison (12-25-1) ends its NCAC slate with a 6-10 record, while Wabash (15-22) sits at 6-8 in league play.  The Big Red returns to action on Tuesday when they host Kenyon College at 7 p.m.

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