In a quick-paced game, Ball State (8-9) ultimately fell to Dayton (4-8) after it gave up the lead in the third inning and failed to recover. Even Behind sophomore John Baker's 14-strikeout performance on the rubber, the Cardinals lost a "free-be" battle according to head coach Rich Maloney.
After a seventh inning that served as the decision maker of the game, Ball State baseball dropped to .500 on the season after a 6-2 loss to Butler this afternoon.
Ball State baseball's Jeff Riedel ties NCAA Division I single game record in three-game sweep over WCU03/12/2018 4:00pm
Ball State baseball closed out its eight-game spring break road trip with a three-game sweep over Western Carolina (1-14). The Cardinals (8-7) outscored the Catamounts 36-20 in the series.
Ball State baseball will start off its spring break eight-game spring road trip in South Carolina at the Johnny Gardner Law Group Tournament.
The Freeds are one big, happy, baseball family — two of which get to hangout on and off the field at Ball State together.