Baseball cruises past Olivet, 17-7

Baseball cruises past Olivet, 17-7

SCORE: Earlham 17, Olivet 7
LOCATION: Richmond, Ind. (Sadler Stadium)
RECORDS: Earlham 8-6, Olivet 2-9

THE SHORT STORY: A total of 13 Earlham College hits coupled with six Olivet College errors led to the Quakers posting a 17-7 pounding of the visiting Comets, Wednesday evening at Sadler Stadium. 10 different Earlham players recorded hits in the victory, while five Quaker pitchers combined for 10 strikeouts in the win.


  • Earlham broke a 1-1 tie with a pair of runs in the second inning on a Marc Gendreau two-run single, and added two more runs in the third off Easton Embry's single into left field.
  • The Quakers broke the game wide open with an eight-run uprising in the fourth inning. Austin Hatfield laced a two-run double into left field, while Embry, Brian Pincura, and Cameron Wissel all had RBI singles. At the end of the fourth inning, Earlham held a 13-2 lead.
  • The two teams traded single runs in the fifth inning, advancing the score to 14-3, before Olivet put up a pair of runs in the top of the sixth on a walk, a triple, and a sacrifice fly.
  • Olivet cut the margin to 14-7 with two more runs in the top of the eighth, both plated on Dugan Dieselberg's single to center field.
  • Earlham capped the scoring by manufacturing  three runs in the bottom of the eighth on one hit – a Zach Swearingen single – and three Olivet errors.



Earlham will host the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh for a three-game series this weekend at Sadler Stadium. The Quakers and the Titans will play a doubleheader on Saturday, March 23, at noon, followed by a single game on Sunday, March 24, at noon.