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Sat Mar 03
Final
10 Denison
11 at Hampden-Sydney
in Sydney, Va.
Sun Mar 04
Final
7 Denison
0 vs. York (Pa.)
@ Hampden-Sydney, VA in Hampden Sydney, Va.
Sun Mar 04
Final
9 Denison
0 at Hampden-Sydney
in Hampden Sydney, Va.
Sat Mar 10
Final
5 Denison
1 at Transylvania
in Lexington, Ky.
Sat Mar 10
Final
3 Denison
0 at Transylvania
in Lexington, Ky.
Sun Mar 11
Final
3 Capital
5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 17
Final
12 Adrian
9 vs. Denison
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla.
Sun Mar 18
Final
0 Amherst
4 vs. Denison
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla.
Sun Mar 18
Final
18 #6 Wooster
1 vs. Denison
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla.
Mon Mar 19
Final
20 Denison
4 vs. #4 North Central (Ill.)
@ Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla.
Wed Mar 21
Final
7 Plymouth St.
5 vs. Denison
@ Gene Cusic Classic in Ft. Myers, Fla.
Thu Mar 22
Final
6 Denison
7 vs. #21 Johns Hopkins
@ Gene Cusic Classic in Ft. Myers, Fla.
Fri Mar 23
Final
15 Denison
12 vs. St. Lawrence
@ Gene Cusic Classic in Ft. Myers, Fla.
Fri Mar 23
Final
15 Denison
3 vs. Plymouth St.
@ Gene Cusic Classic in Ft. Myers, Fla.
Wed Mar 28
Final
3 Otterbein
8 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 31
Final
15 Denison
11 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Mar 31
Final - 10 innings
6 Denison
7 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Thu Apr 05
Final
7 #25 Baldwin Wallace
13 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 08
Final
5 Denison
3 vs. Allegheny
@ Butler, PA in Butler, Pa.
Sun Apr 08
Final
7 Denison
0 vs. Allegheny
@ Butler, PA in Butler, Pa.
Wed Apr 11
Final
3 DePauw
8 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 11
Final
9 DePauw
13 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Apr 13
Final
1 Hiram
13 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Apr 13
Final
4 Hiram
16 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 14
Final - 10 innings
10 Denison
9 at #14 Marietta
in Marietta, Ohio
Sun Apr 15
Postponed
Denison
at John Carroll
in University Heights, Ohio
Wed Apr 18
Final
3 Kenyon
5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 21
Final
2 Ohio Wesleyan
7 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 21
Final
1 Ohio Wesleyan
0 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 22
Final
6 Denison
2 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Apr 25
Final
9 Denison
1 at Heidelberg
in Tiffin, Ohio
Thu Apr 26
Final
4 #20 Marietta
6 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 28
Final
4 #2 Wooster
3 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 28
Final
2 #2 Wooster
4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 29
Final
8 Denison
4 at Baldwin Wallace
in Berea, Ohio
Wed May 02
Final
6 Oberlin
18 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed May 02
Final
9 Oberlin
10 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat May 05
Final
4 Denison
2 at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Sat May 05
Final
16 Denison
1 at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Sun May 06
Final
12 Denison
10 at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Thu May 10
Final
4 Wabash
2 vs. Denison
@ VA Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Fri May 11
Final
4 Kenyon
9 vs. #24 Denison
@ VA Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Fri May 11
Final
2 #24 Denison
4 vs. #2 Wooster
@ VA Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe, Ohio - NCAC Tournament
Thu May 17
Final
5 #11 Chris. Newport
1 vs. #24 Denison
@ Ting Park in Holly Springs, N.C. - NCAA South Regional
Fri May 18
Final
6 Randolph-Macon
1 vs. Denison
@ Holly Springs,NC NCAA South Regional
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7-run first leads to rout of John Carroll

Zack Huarte | Photo by Jason Miller
Zack Huarte | Photo by Jason Miller

GRANVILLE, Ohio--  A seven-run first inning helped Denison get off to a great start against John Carroll University.  Zack Huarte took care of the rest as the Big Red cruised to a 14-1 victory over the Blue Streaks on Opening Day from Big Red Field.

Eric Zmuda led off the game by stretching a single into a double on a rocket to the gap in right-center.  With the bases loaded and one out, Tucker Davison drew a walk, plating the first Denison run.  A wild pitch by starting pitcher Nathaniel Wenson scored Noah Hahn and a groundout by Joseph Maydwell plated Tanner JohnsonSam Frazen doubled to the alley in left-center, scoring Davison and Nick Pettigrew laced a single to left, plating Fazen and Jack Blanchard.  Having batted around, Zmuda got one for good measure with a RBI single up the middle, scoring Pettigrew.

When the dust settled, DU scored seven runs on only four hits. Wenson was pulled with two outs in the first and was relieved by Joseph Franke.  He pitched the next 3.1 innings, scattering five hits and two runs.

Denison put two more runs on the board in the fourth.  Maydwell's single to center moved Johnson to third but the JCU centerfielder dropped the ball as he was fielding Maydwell's hit.  That miscue allowed Johnson to come around and score.  With one out in the inning, after a single by Jack Blanchard, Pettigrew scored Maydwell with a sacrifice fly to right.

Huarte left the game with a 9-1 lead after six innings.  He allowed six hits, one walk and one run that was unearned.  He also struck out a pair while facing 25 batters.  Matthew Zmuda, Andrew Bruss and Connor Hanrahan combined for three innings of scoreless relief to close out the contest.

Johnson, Maydwell, Zmuda, Blanchard and Frazen all had multi-hit games.  Pettigrew led the team in RBIs with three, going 1-for-3 with a walk.  Later in the contest, first-year infielder Jake Ryder notched his first collegiate hit.

Huarte got the win to improve to 4-0 while Wenson suffered the loss, dropping to 0-2.

Denison returns to the diamond on Friday when they travel to Capital University for a 9-inning game slated to start at 4 p.m.  This game was originally scheduled to be played on Monday, March 27 but it was moved due to conflicts with Ohio Athletic Conference scheduling.