Illinois Institute of Technology lost 12-1 to Augsburg College Wednesday at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, AZ despite starting pitcher Michael Malfeo (JR/Orland Park, IL)'s two-hit day at the dish.
Tanner Oakes got the win for Augsburg College. He allowed one run over seven innings. He struck out two, walked one and surrendered seven hits.
Malfeo (0-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just four innings, walked one, struck out three, and allowed four runs.
Augsburg College went up for good in the first, scoring three runs on a groundout by Adam Carl and an RBI single by Andrew Julkowski. Augsburg added seven more runs in the top of the sixth.
The seventh inning saw Illinois Institute of Technology keep from being shut out on the young season as Sam Pung (SO/Ludington, MI) led off with a double, followed by a Darwin Argumedo (JR/Cartagena, Colombia) single and then a RBI sacrifice fly by James Tarala (FR/Crown Point, IN).