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Baseball - Thu, Apr. 10, 2014
 

On a warm spring day Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Terre Haute, IN Illinois Tech won 9-7 against like minded Engineering school Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. Andrew Gustafson (JR/Niles, IL) started on the mound for the Hawks and received the no decision after going 4.0 innings giving up 6 hits, 5 runs (all earned), with 5 walks to 2 strike outs. The call went to the bullpen for Corry Winiecki who finished the remainder of the 9 inning contest. Winiecki went 5.0 innings and allowed 5hits, with 5 strikeouts to 2 walks 2 runs (all earned) allowing just 2 runs to get his 1st collegiate win as a pitcher.

"We talked about this game a lot over the last few days. Recruits and fans will look to this game specifically on our schedule. I told the team that great players have to be able to play under pressure and succeed. So I told the team the pressure is on Thursday, if we want to take Illinois Tech Baseball to the next level then this game can help us. So lets go show what we are all about." Added head baseball coach Scott Marks.

The bats came out on fire right from the get go. As the Hawks led off the top of the first inning with a single from Austin Boos (SO/Indianapolis, IN). Followed by a sacrifice bunt from Ryan Fitzpatrick (JR/Chicago, IL) to move Boos into scoring position. Next Michael Malfeo (JR/Orland Park, IL) drove in Boos with a triple. Brian Colon-Rodriguez (SO/Carolina, PR) was next up and hit a short single to right field. Then freshmen first basemen Adam Samad (FR/Alsip, IL) launched the pitch over the left field wall for the 3-run home run to give Tech a 4-0 lead in the first inning.

The Hawks added three more runs in the 3rd inning on singles by Fitzpatrick, Colon-Rodriguez, Darwin Argumedo (JR/Cartagena, Colombia) and reaching on an error Samad. Bill Cronin (JR/Orland Park, IL) with one of the RBI on a sac fly and Argumedo another on his single.

Rose Hulman Fighting Engineers made a run at the lead in the 4th with 5 runs and again in the 5th inning scoring 2 more to tie up the game.

Then right away in the next half inning the top of the 6th the Hawks refused to stop for Winiecki. With two outs in the inning three straight singles from Boos, Fitzpatrick and the game winning RBI hit from Michael Malfeo put the visiting IIT back on top.

Finally in the 7th inning the Hawks added one final run. Samad singled then Cronin bunted him to second and with two outs Alex Babusci (JR/Park Ridge, IL) singled to drive in Samad.

On the day your Illinois Tech Hawks finished with 9 runs on 13 hits and 0 errors.

Next up is Marian University (WI) on Saturday, April 12th on the road.

 
 
 
Scoreboard
Thursday, May 15
Men's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Gregory Invitational (@ North Central College)
results
Women's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Gregory Invitational (@ North Central College)
results
Friday, May 9
Men's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Dr. Keeler Invite (@ North Central College)
results
Women's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Dr. Keeler Invite (@ North Central College)
results
Saturday, May 3
Baseball
Maranatha Baptist Bible College at 7
IIT 19
@ US Cellular Field Home of the Chicago White Sox
stats - recap
Friday, May 2
Baseball
Maranatha Baptist Bible College at 1
IIT 11
Donation Night for the St. James Food Pantry
stats - recap
Wednesday, Apr 30
Baseball
Calvin College at (8) 10
IIT 5
stats - recap
Calvin College at 13
IIT 0
stats - recap
Sunday, Apr 27
Baseball
IIT at (8) 4
Purdue University Calumet 5
stats - recap
IIT at 0
Purdue University Calumet 6
stats - recap
Saturday, Apr 26
Baseball
IIT at 4
Maranatha Baptist Bible College 2
stats - recap
IIT at 5
Maranatha Baptist Bible College 0
stats - recap
Friday, Apr 25
Men's T & F
IIT at 9th of 16
Twilight Invitational (@ Benedictine University)
results - recap
Women's T & F
IIT at No Team Score
Twilight Invitational (@ Benedictine University)
results - recap
Monday, Apr 21
Baseball
Purdue University-North Central at 12
IIT 2
stats - recap
Purdue University-North Central at (5) 8
IIT 8
Game was stopped after completion of 5th due to weather.
stats - recap
Saturday, Apr 19
Women's Lacrosse
University of Dubuque at 20
IIT 5
stats
Friday, Apr 18
Baseball
Finlandia University at 6
IIT 12
stats - recap
Finlandia University at 0
IIT 12
stats - recap
Thursday, Apr 17
Baseball
Lakeland College at 1
IIT 10
stats - recap
Saturday, Aug 23
Women's Soccer
Benedictine University at 6:00pm
IIT CST
Sunday, Aug 24
Men's Soccer
Concordia Illinois at 1:00pm
IIT CST
Friday, Aug 29
Men's Cross Country
IIT at 5:00pm
Elmhurst Invite
Women's Cross Country
IIT at 5:00pm
Elmhurst Invite
Saturday, Aug 30
Men's Soccer
IIT vs 3:00pm
Waynesburg College CST
Defiance Tournament in Defiance, OH
Women's Soccer
IIT at 2:00pm
College of Staten Island CST
College of Staten Island Fall Classic (NY)
Sunday, Aug 31
Women's Soccer
IIT vs 2:00pm
John Jay College of Criminal Justice CST
College of Staten Island Fall Classic (NY)
Monday, Sep 1
Men's Soccer
IIT at 11:00am
Defiance College CST
Defiance Tournament in Defiance, OH
Wednesday, Sep 3
Volleyball
Alverno College at 7:00pm
IIT CST
Friday, Sep 5
Men's Soccer
Andrews University at 3:00pm
IIT CST
Women's Soccer
Albion College at 8:00pm
IIT CST
Saturday, Sep 6
Volleyball
IIT vs  
TBA  
Rose-Hulman Invite
Sunday, Sep 7
Men's Soccer
Finlandia University at 3:30pm
IIT CST
Women's Soccer
St. Mary's at 1:00pm
IIT CST
Volleyball
IIT vs  
TBA  
Rose-Hulman Invite
Wednesday, Sep 10
Men's Soccer
IIT at 7:00pm
Wisconsin Lutheran College CST
Friday, Sep 12
Women's Soccer
Dominican University at 7:00pm
IIT CST
Volleyball
IIT at 2:00pm
Alverno College CST
IIT at 3:45pm
Northland College CST
Saturday, Sep 13
Men's Cross Country
IIT at 11:00am
Concordia University Wisconsin