Louisville Baseball Demolishes Morehead State, 20-2


In an offensive show of force, the Louisville Cardinals defeated the Morehead State Eagles by an astounding 18 runs, in which 4 separate players drove in at least 3 RBIs. The Cards drove in 5, 7 and 4 runs in the fifth, seventh and eighth innings respectively. Game MVP Drew Ellis totaled 5 RBIs, where he had an RBI sacrifice fly in the 5th inning, as well as a grand slam in the 7th inning. Ellis was the fourth Cardinal to have a home run, with Colin Lyman having a 3 run homer in the 5th, Colby Fitch having a 2 run homer in the 6th, and Michael Bollmer having a 3 run home run in the 8th. In relief of starting pitcher Bryan Hoeing, pitcher Jake Sparger came away with the W, moving to 1-0 on the season.

Offensive Breakdown:

2nd Inning:
2 RBI single by Brendan McKay

5th Inning:
1 RBI double by Colby Fitch
1 RBI sacrifice fly by Drew Ellis
3 run home run by Colin Lyman

6th Inning:
2 run home run by Colby Fitch

7th Inning:
2 runners walked with bases loaded
1 RBI single by Devin Mann
4 RBI Grand Slam by Drew Ellis

8th Inning:
1 RBI single by Logan Wyatt
3 run home run by Michael Bollmer


About Matt McGavic

UofL Graduate, class of 2016. Started as a fan, ended up a writer. Still a super fan though.

Posted on March 1, 2017, in Cardinal Athletics, Louisville Athletics, louisville baseball and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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