Mar. 23, 1997

Purdue Loses Another One Run Game

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The University of Purdue baseball team came up one run short against the University of Michigan Sunday, losing by a final score of 3-2.

The Boilermakers managed to pound out 10 hits, but stranded 18 runners. They were led by Daryl Hallada's three hits and third baseman Ryan Cole's 2-for-3 performance with a homerun.

Purdue starter Mike Wedman took the loss, pitching seven innings while allowing seven hits and three earned runs.

Michigan 3, Purdue 2

Michigan    010 011 000  -  3  7 0
Purdue      010 001 000  -  2 10 3

PU: Hedman, Howard (8) and Grieco. UM: Martay, Kelley (6), Crawson (8), Steketee (8). 2B: Tomsyck (PU), Cervenak (UM), Cole (PU). 3B: None. HR: Alcaraz (UM), Cervenak (UM), Cole (PU).
WP: Martay (2-0). LP: Hedman.