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RELEASE DATE: 3/10/10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Winona rallies to beat Mansfield 13-11 in Florida

WINTER PARK, FL Winona, ranked No. 29 in the latest NCAA Division II Top 30 poll, rallied with eight runs over the last three innings to beat Mansfield 13-11 at the RussMatt Invitational in Winter Park, FL Wednesday.

Mansfield took a 7-3 lead after the first three innings and led 8-5 going into the bottom of the sixth inning when Winona rallied with five runs, helped by three Mansfield errors, to take a 10-8 lead.

Mansfield scored twice to tie the score at 10-10 in the top of the eighth but Winona scored three runs in the bottom half of the inning to take a 13-10 advantage into the top of the ninth. The Mountaineers managed to score a run in the ninth but could pull no closer in falling to 4-3 on the season.

Shane Ryan got the start and went 6 2/3 innings before giving way to Joe Will who was charged with the loss. Mansfield pounded out 18 runs in the game led by Kevin Miller who went 4-6 with two doubles and two RBI. Mike Hartz went 3-6 with two doubles and two RBI with Dan Lough also going 3-6 with a double and two RBI.

Mansfield will play Chestnut Hill in a doubleheader in Ft. Pierce on Thursday.

 

Mansfield            232         100         021         11-18-5
Winona                300         115         03x         13-14-3

Mansfield (4-3): Shane Ryan, Joe Will (7) (L, 0-1) and Glen Jenkins
2b Kevin Miller 2, Mike Hartz 2, Jon Taddeo, Dan Lough, Seth Tressler
RBI Hartz 2, Miller 2, Lough 2, Taddeo 2, Dylan Woodworth, Chris Coleman, Glen Jenkins

Winona (10-4):  Tyler Payne, John Wenker (4), Kodey Simon (7) (W, 1-0)) and Justin Streiff
2b Tony Mueller 3        HR Mueller, Jared Anderson
RBI Mueller 4, Anderson 3, Ronnie Olson 2, Joe Kley 2, Ross Hellenbrand, Hans Heggernes

 

 

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