UWM Baseball Splits Two
March 18, 2002
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - UWM split a pair of games at the Homestead Challenge Monday afternoon, beating Rider, 11-4, before falling to Kansas State, 8-7.
Sophomore Aaron Bushong was in control throughout the game on the mound, scattering seven hits in tossing a complete game. Bushong struck out five while not walking a batter.
In the evening game against Kansas State, the Panthers (4-5) scored five times in the first inning but could not hang on. Matt Freisleben absorbed the loss in relief for UWM. Ben Beno recorded a career-high four hits while David Michna went 3-for-4 with 3 RBI.
UWM returns to action Wednesday night, facing defending national champion Miami (Fla.). The first pitch is set for 6 p.m. CST.