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CU sweeps Campbellsville

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Gomez (8-0) remained perfect on the season with his fourth complete game of the year in the opener, scattering six hits and giving up one run with three walks and five strikeouts. The Tigers (23-11, 9-6) plated a run in the first inning and then had just seven baserunners the rest of the contest, including only one over the final three frames.Bret DeRooy (2-3) took the loss for Campbellsville, allowing five runs on 10 hits in 6.2 innings.


Tyler Anderson and Daniel Harrison each had run-scoring singles after a sacrifice fly from Ross in the third inning. Ross added a two-run double in the seventh, as the Bulldogs plated two insurance runs. Cory Urquhart posted two hits and scored twice in the win as well.Craig Monsons RBI groundout and a two-run double from Ross put the Bulldogs up, 3-0, in the third inning of the second half. Monsons RBI triple in the seventh provided an insurance run for Collier, who was making his first start on the mound since March 16.The righthander (3-1) retired seven of the first eight batters of the game and allowed only six total baserunners in seven innings


Cumberland plays at Bethel University on Tuesday at 2 p.m., ending an 11-game road swing.


The Bulldogs return home April 12-13 with a three-game series versus UVA-Wise at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


ON FRIDAY -- Kevin T. Greene allowed just five hits in his fourth complete game of the season while Tyler Anderson collected three hits and drove in a run in 14th-ranked Cumberlands 5-3 victory over Campbellsville University in a first of a three-game series at HIG Field Friday.


Greene (5-1) retired nine of the first 10 batters of the game and did not allow a hit until the fourth inning. The lefthander also set down 10 of the final 11 hitters of the contest after the Tigers pulled within 5-3 with an unearned run in the sixth. He gave up two earned runs with three walks, a hit batter and three strikeouts, inducing 12 ground ball outs in his nine innings of work.


Anderson led the Bulldogs (27-13-1, 11-2 Mid-South) at the plate, with Chris Hall, Daniel Harrison and Justin Johnston all adding two hits in CUs 12-hit attack.


Cumberland took the lead for good with three runs in the fifth, but the club could have had more, stranding 10 baserunners, including the bases loaded in the third and two each in the sixth and seventh innings.


The Tigers (23-9, 9-4) scored the first run of the game without a hit. Brandon Johnson walked to leadoff the third, went to second on a sacrifice bunt by Angelo Simmons and third on Kellys groundout. Tanner Nielsen then walked and Johnson raced home during a rundown between first and second after Nielsen was picked off.Jacob Phillips led off the Tigers third with a single and stole second. He went to third on a single from Keaton Neeb and scored on a groundout by Josh Potter, giving Campbellsville a 2-1 edge at the time.

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