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Eagles Take Two from Ferrum in Baseball

Kyle Anstice had a two-run homer in the nightcap.
Kyle Anstice had a two-run homer in the nightcap.


FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College's baseball team dropped a pair of Old Dominion Athletic Conference games this afternoon at home to Bridgewater College, falling 6-3 in the opener and 8-7 in the nightcap at Panther Field.

RECORDS
Bridgewater (6-10, 2-2 ODAC)
Ferrum (11-7, 4-2 ODAC)

THE BASICS
In the opener, starter Andrew Berry (2-1) earned the win after throwing six innings and allowing four hits and two earned runs. Bridgwater's game one win broke up a seven-game Ferrum win streak.

Starter Joey Pride (4-1) got the loss, tossing 6.2 innings and allowing eight hits and six earned runs. Nathaniel Anthony, Kyle Anstice and Josh Greenway each had two base hits.

In the nightcap, the Eagles belted out 19 base hits. Jarrett Biesecker was 4-5 at the plate with a double, three runs, two RBI and a stolen base, and JT Creed was 3-5 with a run and a stolen base.

Anstice, Anthony and Brandon Roberts each collected two base hits, with Anstice sending a two-run homer over the center field fence in the fifth inning. 

Sam Imeson (1-0) got the win for Bridgewater, pitching an inning in relief. Ferrum's Johnathan Walton (0-1) absorbed the loss after pitching three innings in relief.

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"Tough day for the Panthers, we didn't swing the bats particularly well. We battled on the mound and gave ourselves a chance to win both games, but we just couldn't quite get over the hump. The ODAC is a tough conference and if you don't play well each weekend, your going to get beat." --Head Coach Ryan Brittle

NEXT GAME
Coach Ryan Brittle's team will be back in action Wednesday, March 20, at 3:00 p.m. The ODAC game is schedule for a 3:00 p.m. start in Emory, Virginia.