MOLINE, Ill. – Trailing early, the Illinois Wesleyan baseball team rallied to take a lead midway through the game but a late comeback wasn’t enough in an 11-8 loss to Augustana on Tuesday, April 15, at Swanson Stadium/Brunner Field in Moline, Ill.
The Titans are 16-9 overall and 10-2 in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin while the Vikings improved to 16-8 overall and 8-4 in the conference. IWU fell behind 4-0 in the first inning and battled back to claim a 5-4 lead in the top of the sixth. But the Vikings piled on four runs in the sixth to go up 8-5 and added three more in the seventh to lead 11-5. Three Titan runs in the eighth were not enough against Augustana, who collected 17 hits off seven Titan pitchers.
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