NEW ULM - The Martin Luther College baseball team closed its weekend series against St. Scholastica with a 10-0 loss in seven innings on Saturday at Mueller Park.
The Knights (4-7, 1-2?UMAC) were held to one hit in the game - a Jake Ziel single in the fourth inning. The Saints (12-10, 4-1) finished with 13 hits against MLC pitchers.
CSS took a 4-0 lead in the second inning, taking advantage of a pair of walks by MLC starter Jonathan Kock and some defensive miscues behind him.
The Saints then put the game away in the fourth inning with four more runs, building a 9-0 lead that held until they scored the 10th run in the seventh inning to end the game.
Kock took the loss for the Knights, going 3 1/3 innings and allowing eight runs (six earned). Wyatt Weimer and James Hemmelman pitched the final three innings of relief for MLC.
MLC returns to action at 3 p.m. on?Tuesday at Cologne, Minn., where it will face Crown College in a doubleheader.
St. Scholastica 9, MLC 0
NEW ULM - The Martin Luther College women's tennis team lost 9-0 to St. Scholastica on Saturday.
The Knights (0-6, 0-4 UMAC) lost the three doubles matches to open the match by the scores of 8-1, 8-1 and 8-0.
CSS (12-6, 5-1) finished by winning all six singles matches in straight sets.
The men's tennis team also lost 9-0.
The Knights (1-5, 1-3 UMAC) lost the three doubles matches to open the match by the scores of 8-0, 8-1 and 8-3. In singles, the Saints (16-3, 6-0) won all six matches in straight sets to get the sweep.
MLC will return to action at 4 p.m. Tuesday at home against Bethany Lutheran.
TRACK AND FIELD
ST. PETER - Martin Luther College men's track athlete Todd Brassow set a new school record in the high jump at the Lee Krough Invitational on Saturday at Gustavus Adolphus College.
Brassow set the new MLC record with a jump of 2.0 meters, breaking his previous school record of 1.98 meters set last year and good enough for him to take first place in the event Saturday.
Grey Davis took fourth in the 1,500-meter run to lead the MLC runners, with Darian Schnose (fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase) and Matt Tessmer (seventh in the 400-meter run) also putting together solid performances.
Martin Loescher placed fifth in the javelin throw and eighth in discus throw, while William Chojnacki finished fourth in the javelin throw.
The women's track team had a number of top-10 finishes at the Lee Krough Invitational on Saturday at Gustavus Adolphus College.
Hannah Hackbarth had the top individual finish for MLC, placing fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.
Lindsay Hughes (400-meter run), Emilee Koltz (5,000-eter run) and Stephanie Rockhoff (100-meter hurdles) each finished sixth in their respective events.
In the field events, Haley Hanan led the way with a sixth-place finish in the javelin throw.
The Knights will return to action on Saturday, April 26, when they go back to GAC.