No Event
No Event
No Event
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
4:00 PM
Denison
at Capital
in Bexley, Ohio
Sun Mar 26
1:00 PM
Heidelberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Mar 28
4:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Northern
in Ada, Ohio
Sat Apr 01
12:00 PM
Wabash
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 01
3:00 PM
Wabash
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 02
12:00 PM
Wabash
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 02
3:00 PM
Wabash
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Apr 04
4:00 PM
Denison
at Muskingum
in New Concord, Ohio
Sat Apr 08
12:00 PM
Oberlin
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 08
3:00 PM
Oberlin
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 09
1:00 PM
Baldwin Wallace
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Apr 14
12:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Fri Apr 14
3:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Apr 15
12:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Apr 15
3:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Wed Apr 19
6:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 22
12:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 22
3:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 23
12:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 23
3:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 26
4:00 PM
Denison
at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Sat Apr 29
12:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Apr 29
3:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sun Apr 30
12:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sun Apr 30
3:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
No Event
No Event
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Comeback falls short against Nichols

Eric Zmuda  |  Photo by Jason Miller
Eric Zmuda | Photo by Jason Miller

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.—Denison jumped out to a 4-1 lead against Nichols in Punta Gorda, Florida but the Bison rallied with two runs in the seventh, four in the eighth and two more in the ninth to knock off the Big Red, 10-7.

DU's four-run first inning came to fruition after a single by Phil Papaioannou scored Eric ZmudaTanner Johnson slapped a single through the left side of the infield, scoring Evan Flax.  An error on the shortstop moved everybody up a base.  With no one out, RBI ground outs by Tucker Davison and Joseph Maydwell scored two more, making it a 4-1 game after one.

Denison starter Perley Provost retired the Bison in order in the second.  In the third, an error on the first baseman put runners on second and third with no one out.  Provost battled back to get Cam Cook to ground into a 4-3-6 double play which scored an unearned run.

Denison took a 5-2 lead into the sixth after Brian McAuliffe's base hit to center scored Maydwell.  In the top of the seventh, Provost ran into a jam after a leadoff single and walk to start the frame.  A sacrifice bunt attempt by Greg Eng resulted in an error on Provost that scored a run while placing runners on the corner.  Joe Assenza followed with a RBI double and head coach Mike Deegan went to Mikey Rivera with DU still holding a 5-4 lead.

Rivera got out of the jam with a strikeout and two infield popups but trouble came back around in the eighth.  Three runs on four hits gave Nichols their first lead since the top of the first.

Two more in the top of the ninth had Denison on their heels at 10-5.  With a steep hill to climb, Denison went to work in the home half of the ninth as McAuliffe opened with a walk.  Pinch hitter Ethan Carlyon singled to left, moving pinch runner Nick Pettigrew to second.  Zmuda loaded the bases with a single to center and Evan Flax brought in Pettigrew with a sac fly to left.

Papaioannou got crafty with one out and reached base with a bunt single.  Another sacrifice fly by Johnson made it a 10-7 game with two outs and runners on second and third.

The game-winning run would come to the plate after Davison was hit by a pitch.  That gave Maydwell a chance to be the hero, but a 6-4 ground out placed that scenario on ice.

Provost pitched six innings, scattering five hits and two walks.  Four runs crossed the plate but only one was earned.  Rivera was saddled with the loss in his one inning of work.  Connor Hanrahan worked the final two innings for DU.

Papaioannou led the Big Red at the plate, going 3-for-5 with one RBI and one run scored. 

Denison will close out their spring break schedule on Saturday when they take on North Central at 12 p.m.