HOOSIERS FALL TO MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE
February 26, 2000
Murfreesboro, TN-- IU fell to Middle Tennessee State in the first of a two-game series, 9-8.
The Blue Raiders started early, getting two runs on the board
in the first. off a Bryan Peck two-run home run. Middle Tennessee
scored again in the second to go up 3-0. The Hoosiers came back
with a four-run fourth, when Rich Berich, Blake St. Clair, Jason
Williams and Mark Minor all scored. The Blue Raiders quickly
answered with two runs in the bottom of the fourth. Indiana didn't
score again until the seventh inning, when Berich's ground-out
scored Benji Clause. In the ninth inning it looked as though
IU was headed for a comeback. Clause hit a solo homer to
Zach McClellan started the game on the mound for IU. The junior righty struck out four and gave up five runs. Fred Graf was the losing pitcher for the Hoosiers. The loss drops him to 1-1 for the season. Kevin Davis picked up the win for Middle Tennessee (1-1).
Tomorrow Indiana again battles the Blue Raiders. Game time is 2 pm central.
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