BELLEVUE, Wash. – (Apr. 22) Seattle University baseball (12-24-1, 4-10 WAC) continued a three-game Western Athletic Conference set against Sacramento State (20-19, 6-8 WAC), falling 9-0 Saturday afternoon.
The Redhawks struggled to produce on offense, totaling just three hits on the game.
Janson Junk got the call to the mound, striking out three batters in five innings, but he gave up six earned runs, falling to 4-5 on the year.
Junk was rolling through the first three innings, but ran into some trouble in the top of the fourth. He gave up two solo home runs before getting two outs. He couldn’t close out the inning and a single, stolen base, then another single allowed one more run in to give the Hornets a 3-0 lead.
Sacramento State wasn't done with the barrage, adding two more home runs in the fifth inning. The first was another solo shot, the second a deep two run bomb to left field that put the Hornets up 6-0. Another three-run home run in the sixth inning would close out the scoring for the game.
The Redhawks try to avoid a sweep on Sunday morning, with the starting time at Bannerwood Park being moved up to 11:00 a.m.