Guilmet (1-0) dominated the Explorers’ lineup on the mound, giving up just one run on six hits while matching the longest outing by an
Left-hander Daniel Schlereth recorded the final six outs of the game on strikeouts over the final two innings to help the Wildcats tie their season-high with 14 Ks and put a cap on the outstanding effort on the mound.
Offensively, Donald, who went 2 for 2 with two RBI and three runs scored, became the most-targeted Wildcat hitter in school history when he was plunked in his first two at-bats. The beanings were the 32nd and 33rd of his career, moving the junior shortstop past former record-holder Kenny Corley on the all-time list at
Meanwhile Boyer, who finished Saturday 2 for 3 with a game-high four runs scored and a RBI, added his name to the record book with four stolen bases on the night. The senior infielder tied nine Wildcat players for the most steals in a single game in school history. Former teammate Trevor Crowe, who swiped four bases against
As a team, the Wildcats finished the night with 13 hits, including four doubles and two triples, eight walks and four HBP.
Leading 10-1 after seven, the Wildcats set 10 hitters to the plate and scored five more runs in the eighth to put the game away.
Other individual standouts included senior Derek Decater, who went 2 for 4 with a double, a triple, two RBI and two runs scored, and sophomore catcher Matt Denker, who delivered a bases-loaded triple in the eighth inning after entering the game in place of starter Konrad Schmidt.