Falcons rout Youngstown State, 18-6


The Bowling Green State University baseball team advanced to 2-0 at home, picking up an 18-6 win over the Youngstown State Penguins Wednesday at Steller Field.

The Falcons fell behind early, trailing 6-2, but responded with 16 unanswered runs to go along with six innings of scoreless pitching from the bullpen.

The BGSU offense caught fire with a four-run fourth inning, carried it into a six-run fifth inning and capped it off with another four-run inning in the sixth to total 14 runs over just a three inning stretch, propelling the team to the win.

At the plate, the Falcons drew a season-high 12 walks, including three by Kyle Gurney. Gurney also went 2-for-2 and scored three times.

Sam Seidel came around to score four times for the Falcons while Nathan Rose went 3-for-6 with a team-leading five RBI. As a team, the Falcons knocked three home runs for the second consecutive day and scored a season-high 18 runs.

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