Sunday, May 1, 2016

B-CU hit seven home runs in Sunday rout of North Carolina A&T

GREENSBORO, North Carolina – Bethune-Cookman hit seven home runs on Sunday afternoon, powering themselves to a series sweep of North Carolina A&T by a 23-2 decision in the series finale in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) baseball action at War Memorial Stadium. For the Wildcats, the win moves their streak to a season-best seven in a row.

Bethune-Cookman (23-22, 15-6 MEAC) produced a variety of season-high performances on Sunday. It was a season-high for runs (23), hits (21) and home runs (7).

The Wildcats began the game with four runs in the opening inning and never looked back.

Freshman first baseman Danny Rodriguez drove in the game’s opening run, plating sophomore third baseman Jameel Edney with a sacrifice fly to right field. Moments later, senior right fielder Nathan Bond tallied his third home run of the year, lifting a three-run scoring shot to right field that also scored Clay Middleton and Demetrius Sims.


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