Mar. 2, 1997
Purdue Falls to Ball State 6-4
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Purdue baseball team fell to Ball State 6-4. With the loss, Purdue falls to 1-4 while Ball State improves to 2-0.
Purdue had a solid outing from Robb Ramacher, who hit 2-for-3 with two RBI. Jeff Reder (0-1) took the loss for the Boilermakers.
Earlier in the day, Purdue picked up its first win of the season, defeating Toledo 6-2.
Ball State 6, Purdue 2
Purdue 030 100 0 = 4 9 1 Ball St. 200 112 x = 6 8 2
Purdue: Bloomer, Reder, Banas and Joros. Ball State: McConnell, Cabaj and Speicher. 2B: Bennett (Purdue), Ridley (Ball State). 3B: Farris (Ball State).WP: Cabaj (1-0). LP: Reder (0-1).