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Baseball - Wed, May. 7, 2014
 

Chicago, IL - Illinois Institute of Technology baseball shut the door early on Maranatha Baptist University, capturing a 19-7 victory on Saturday May 3rd, 2014 at US Cellular Field home of the MLB Chicago White Sox.

The game looked to be decided quickly as Tech exerted its will early with 13 runs in the first three innings.

An RBI triple by Ryan Fitzpatrick (JR/Chicago, IL), a sacrifice fly by Michael Malfeo (JR/Orland Park, IL), a solo home run by Adam Samad (FR/Alsip, IL), an RBI single by James Tarala (FR/Crown Point, IN), a wild pitch, and a two-run single by Austin Boos (SO/Indianapolis, IN) in the first inning then an error, RBI double by Alex Babusci (JR/Park Ridge, IL), a fielder's choice, and a fielder's choice during the second inning supplied the early offense for the Hawks.

Ryan Fitzpatrick reached base four times in the game for IIT. He scored three runs and had one RBI.

Andrew Gustafson (JR/Niles, IL) recorded the win for Illinois Institute of Technology. He tossed one inning of shutout ball. "Gus" struck out none, walked three and gave up no hits.

Illinois Institute of Technology pounded Maranatha Baptist Bible College pitching, as the offence combined for 26 hits, 18 RBIs and 19 total runs scored by the home team.

Adam Courtney took the loss for Maranatha Baptist Bible College. He allowed 11 runs in two innings, walked none and struck out none.

Illinois Tech after the third inning only scored in one other inning. As in the fifth inning they crossed home plate six more times. Scoring on an RBI single by Darwin Argumedo (JR/Cartagena, Colombia), a groundout by James Tarala, an RBI single by Austin Boos, an RBI single by Brian Colon-Rodriguez (SO/Carolina, PR), an RBI single by Sam Pung (SO/Ludington, MI), and an error.

This annual event has started to pick up steam, as it was host to the 3rd Southside Classic. Hawks fans came out in car loads as the estimated attendance was over 428. Please be on the lookout for the release of next year's 4th Annual Southside Classic event date at www.illinoistechathletics.com. Hope to see all of you there.

It was a great year for the Illinois Tech baseball team in 2014 the Scarlet Hawks posted the first winning season for the program since 2009. As a team the Hawks also finished with a .313 batting average, scored 188 runs, had 308 total hits and of those 47 were doubles, 14 triples and 10 team home runs. The offense did a very good job this year ending with a .420 slugging percentage, an on base percentage of .390 and 30-37 success stealing bases. On the pitching side 12 of the teams 17 players took the mound for at least part of an inning. The staff also made great improvements with a 4.97 team earned run average (ERA), 10 complete games, 2 complete game shutouts, 235.1 innings pitched, striking out 177 while walking only 131 batters. The 18-14-1 record in 2014 was an increase of 6 games from the 2013 season (12-26). Head Coach Scott Marks inherited a program that was 5-32 in 2012.

 
 
 
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