Baseball Falls to No. 4 Emory on Walk-Off Home Run

Baseball Falls to No. 4 Emory on Walk-Off Home Run

By Genesis Leggett, Sports Information Assistant

ATLANTA – The Berry College baseball team fell 3-4 to the No. 4 Emory Eagles Thursday afternoon in the bottom of the ninth inning after a walk-off home run by Eric Terry.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Vikings opened up scoring in the top of the first inning, off of an RBI sngle from Alfred Francis to score Devin Skelton.
  • The Eagles responded, adding one run off of an RBI hit from Bubby Terp, to score Wilson Morgan and even the game at 1-1.
  • Berry took the lead after scoring two runs in the top of the seventh inning. Followed by one score from the Eagles, the Vikings led 3-2 at the end of the inning.
  • For the Eagles, Terry ended the game with a walk off two-run homer for the Eagles.

BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

EMORY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

  • Eric Terry: 1-for-1, 2 RBIs, R, HR
  • Thomas Baumgartner: 1-for-3, R
  • Wilson Morgan: 1-for-3, R
  • Philip Maldari: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K

NOTABLES: 

  • Three pitchers saw the mound for the Vikings, with Dylan Beasley earning the start (5.1 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO) and William Gibbons taking the loss (1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 1 HR).
  • For Emory, three pitchers threw in the contest with Kyle Monk earning the win (2.2 IP, 2 H, ER, BB, SO)
  • The Eagles improve to 4-0 on the year.
  • Berry falls to 2-3.

UP NEXT:

The Vikings will host Emory & Henry College for two games on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 12:00pm and 3:00pm.

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