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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:40 pm

Indiana Tech baseball eliminated


The Indiana Tech baseball team was eliminated from the NAIA tournament with a 10-7 13-inning loss to Faulkner (Alabama) on Wednesday at Harrison Field in Montgomery, Alabama.

It was the Warriors' second loss in as many days against the top-seeded Eagles. 

The Warriors (44-21) trailed 6-4 before scoring three runs in the fifth inning to take a 7-6 lead. The Eagles tied the score at 7 with a run in the eighth and then won it with three runs in the bottom of the 13th. 

Glen McClain led Indiana Tech by going 2 for 6 with three RBI and a run scored, while Tighe Koehring was 3 for 6 with two runs scored.

Faulkner outhit Indiana Tech 17-10, but committed three errors.

The Eagles beat the Warriors 7-2 on Tuesday.

Indiana Tech beat Webber International (Florida) 2-1 in 11 innings in the first game of the day. 

McClain was 2 for 5, while Charles Dunavan went 7 1/3 innings of relief, giving up four hits and one earned run. 

Faulkner won the bracket with a 3-0 record, while Tech and Webber International each went 2-2, Talladega (Alabama) was 1-2 and LSU Alexandria (Louisiana) was 0-2.