Caltech Continues SCAIC Weekend Play Against Chapman

Caltech Continues SCAIC Weekend Play Against Chapman

The Beavers hosted Chapman on Friday afternoon to begin a three-game set against Chapman. Caltech then traveled to Chapman on Saturday for a pair with the newest member of the SCIAC.

It is the second to last three-game set Caltech has in 2014.

Game 1 - Chapman 18, Caltech 0 (Box Score)

Chapman scored four runs in each of the first two innings and never looked back.

The Panthers banged out 26 hits and put up four or more runs in four different innings en route to the win. Mark Saatzer went 3-for-3, including two hits that went from extra bases, while scoring three times and driving in an additional run to pace the Chapman offense. Matt Gandy had a 2-for-2 afternoon with a homerun.

Chapman's pitching duo of Kevin Osaki and Justin Hanks combined to strike out four while giving up four hits.

Thomas Kwok extended his reached base streak to 13 games as he had one of the Beavers hits. Tim Menninger, Albie Lavin and Daniel Chou also had a base knock.

Game 2 - Chapman 15, Caltech 1 (Box Score)

The Panthers put a seven spot on the scoreboard in the first inning and never looked back.

The home team banged out 18 hits in the victory. While they only scored runs in three innings, Chapman put up a crooked number in each one. After scoring seven in the first inning, they scored five inthe fourth inning and three in the sixth inning.

Mark Saatzar's three-hit day paced the Panthers. Andrew Carbajal and Brandon Demerest each drove-in two runs and scored twice as well.

Caltech's four hits came from four different individuals as Tim Menninger, Albie Lavin, Daniel Chou and Oliver Curtiss each banged out a base knock.

Game 3 - Chapman 15, Caltech 3 (Box Score)

The second game was a similar story as Chapman jumped out to a 12-run lead after the first three innings.

Caltech plated three runs in the fifth inning. Thomas Kwok and Tim Mennnger scored on a wild play. After a Menninger hit, two Chapman errors allowed the two players to eventually to cross the plate. The Beavers final run came when Albie Lavin hit an RBI ground out that scored Ryan Casey.

Chapman scored the game's final runs with in the bottom of the fifth inning as they scored three runs on three hits and took advantage of a Caltech error.

Tyler Cook's 3-for-3 day with two runs scored and four RBI's paced the home team's offense.

Kwok and Casey each had two base hits in their three at-bats. Menninger and John Galden also added a base knock.