Tigers Start Season with 16-6 Win

Tigers Start Season with 16-6 Win

Louisville, Ky. – The DePauw baseball team scored 14 runs in the first four innings and cruised to a 16-6 win in their season opener against Anderson on Saturday.

Newcomer Colin Donahue led the Tigers with three RBI after going a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate with a triple and two runs scored. His triple in the fourth scored two and gave DePauw a 13-3 lead.

Junior Nolan Lavender also plated three runs after a 3-for-5 showing at the plate. He also hit a two-run triple, which started the DePauw scoring in the second inning, and scored two runs.

CJ Yoannou, Elliot Shebek and Charlie Patrick each added a pair of RBIs. Yoannou finished 2-for-5 with a double. Seniors Collin Einertson and Sam Comer each went 2-for-5 with an RBI.

Grant Rademacher started for the Tigers. He lasted four innings and gave up four runs. Anderson scored a pair against Sam Kaske in the fifth before senior Tyler Holt closed the game. Holt pitched a one-hitter and struck out three in four innings to record the save.

Anderson (2-4) starter John Becker (0-2) lasted just two innings and surrendered seven runs.

DePauw (1-0), whose weekend series is in Louisville, Ky., will face Wisconsin-Platteville and Spalding on Sunday starting at 1 p.m.