RICHMOND, Ind. – Dre Davis' one-out single into left-center field with bases loaded scored Addison Robertson with the game-winning run and lifted Earlham College baseball to a 7-6 walk-off victory over DePauw University, in a non-conference matchup Sunday afternoon at Sadler Stadium.
The base knock from Davis completed Earlham's three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth. The Quakers (19-6) took advantage of a pair of lead-off walks drawn by Corey Arnold and Marc Gendreau, a throwing error that allowed Robertson to get aboard and pinch runner Anthony Morgan to score, an intentional walk issued to Danny Dopp, and an RBI single by Isaiah Shake that knotted the game at 6-6.
DePauw (3-14) took an early lead with single runs in the first and second innings, before Earlham grabbed a 4-2 advantage in the third. The Quakers manufactured four runs on three hits and one Tiger error, with Robertson's RBI double providing the highlight for the inning.
The Tigers came right back in the top of the fourth with four runs of their own, taking a 6-4 lead they would hold into the ninth.
Gendreau finished with a 2-for-4 day at the plate for the Quakers, extending his consecutive game hitting streak to 11 games. DePauw was paced by Charlie Patrick with three hits.
Quaker reliever Domanick Michael picked up the win with his three-inning scoreless relief stint, scattering four hits in the process.
Earlham continues its home stand on Wednesday, April 11, when it hosts Wabash College at 6:00 p.m. at Sadler Stadium.
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