Grand View University issued the following announcement on May 7.
Grand View took on Avila University in the first game on Sunday and won 10-to-8 in a back-and-forth battle. They defeated Peru State for the second time in the tournament later that night, winning 5-to-3 after getting an early lead.
Game One | Grand View - 10, Avila - 8 |
The Vikings racked up ten runs on fifteen hits Sunday afternoon. The game was tied at eight in the top of the ninth when Connor Enochs (JR/Des Moines, IA) tripled on the first pitch of his at-bat to bring in two runs.
Hunter McIntosh (JR/Mitchellville, IA) got the start pitching two innings and gave up four hits and four runs while striking out four. Nick Bentley (SR/Woodbury, MN) came in for an inning of scoreless, hitless relief. Jeremy Bentley (JR/Bondurant, IA) gave up just one run on two hits while striking out a batter through a strong three and two-thirds innings of relief. Austin Marchant (SR/Indianola, IA) recorded the win after two scoreless, hitless innings and struck out two batters.
Enochs led at the plate for the Vikings going-4-for-6 with a triple and two runs batted in. Damon Nuss (SR/Sumner, IA) went 3-for-6 with a double and three runs brought in. Josh Luna (SO/Pleasantville, IA) went 2-for-4 with a walk and Jimmy Anderson (JR/Eau Claire, WI) went 2-for-4 with a double.
Game Two | Grand View - 5, Peru State - 3 |
In game two on Sunday, Grand View got a strong start from pitcher Tanner Heiman (JR/Richland, WA), clean defense, and nine hits offensively to defeat Peru State.
Heiman gave up just three runs on seven hits while striking out seven batters through six and one-third innings of work to record the win. Marchant came in for the save giving up just one hit while striking out four batters through two and two-thirds innings.
Smith led at the plate going 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, and a run brought in. Dustin Nelson (SR/Mondovi, WI) and Jordan Daane (SR/Waupun, WI) both went 2-for-5. Nelson had a double and brought in two runs and Daane brought in one run.
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