April 28, 2013
Site: Bloomington, Ind. (Bart Kaufman Field)
Score: #17 Indiana 3, Michigan 2 (10 innings)
Records: U-M (22-20, 8-7 Big Ten), IU (34-8, 11-4 Big Ten)
Next U-M Event: Friday, May 3 - vs. Iowa (Wilpon Complex), 6:05 p.m.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- After senior Patrick Biondi's (Woodhaven, Mich./Divine Child) solo homer in the top of the 10th, the University of Michigan baseball team allowed two in the bottom of the inning to fall, 3-2, at No. 17 Indiana on Sunday (April 28) at Bart Kaufman Field. Chris Sujka's single to left scored Will Nolden from second, giving No. 17 Indiana a 3-2 win.
Biondi hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot to rightfield, to lead off the 10th. Indiana tied the game as Kyle Schwarber led off the frame with a solo home run to center. Freshman Jacob Cronenworth (St. Clair, Mich./St. Clair) retired Sam Travis, but Nolden reached on a single to left. He went to second on a Cronenworth failed pickoff attempt. Sophomore James Bourque (Ann Arbor, Mich./Huron) then came in and got Michael Basil to fly out to right. Michigan intentionally walked Dustin DeMuth to set up Sujka, who singled to end the game.
The two teams traded zeroes in the first three frames, but the Hoosiers got on the board with a run in the fourth. Senior/junior Logan McAnallen (DeWitt, Mich./DeWitt) walked Sam Travis to open the inning. He moved to second on a wild pitch and moved to third on a Scott Donley single. Travis scored as Michael Basil hit a sacrifice fly to the warning track in leftfield.
Michigan tied the game in the top of the seventh as junior Cole Martin (Bay City, Mich./John Glenn) singled, went to second on a sacrifice, moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on Biondi's double to right.
Biondi led Michigan with three hits on the day, while O'Neill and Martin added two hits apiece for the Maize and Blue. Cronenworth was tagged with the loss on the mound, giving up two runs with four hits and four strikeouts in three innings. McAnallen allowed just four hits and a run with a pair of strikeouts and a pair of walks in 6.1 innings of work.
Michigan has the midweek off for final exams and returns to the field on Friday night (May 3) as the Wolverines open a three-game set with Iowa. First pitch at the Wilpon Complex, home of Ray Fisher Stadium, is set for 6:05 p.m.
Contact: Kent Reichert (734) 763-4423