Muskegon Community College made the drive to Ft. Wayne, IN and left with a doubleheader sweep, 8-6 and 4-3.
In game one the Jayhawks built an 8-2 lead after 6 innings then held on for the 8-6 victory. The offense collected 12 hits in the game, led by Collin Houseman (Fr/Reeths Puffer HS), Nate Bonter (So/Grand Haven HS), Jarod Wierengo (So/Fruitport HS), and Mitchell Wilson (So/Newberry HS) who all collected 2 hits. Wilson drove in 4 runs. Sean Casey (FR/Grand Haven HS) picked up the win on the mound with four innings of work. He allowed only one run on two hits with 5 strike outs and a walk. Luis Suarez (FR/Orchard View HS)recorded the last two outs to earn the save.
In game two MCC took the lead late and won 4-3. Pitcher Jeremy Karthan (Fr/Brunswick HS/OH) picked up his third win of the young season for the Jayhawks. He worked four innings, allowing five hits and two runs. Joe Huesing (So/Coopersville HS) came out of the bullpen and closed out the game in relief to earn the save. Brett Veltema (So/Jenison HS) was a perfect 4-4 at the plate and Jake Soules (Fr/Troy HS) was 2-3 with 2 RBI.
MCC is now 3-1 in conference play and 9-6 overall. They return to action on Thursday, 3/29 with a rescheduled doubleheader at Lansing Community College. First pitch is 2:00 pm.