ALBION, Mich. – Albion College salvaged a game in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association series with Alma College, taking a 13-5 decision in the nightcap of the Monday games played at Champions Stadium.
Andrew Fabry (2-1) gave the Britons a lift by throwing 6.2 scoreless innings of relief. He allowed just two hits, a third inning single to Ben Finzel and an eighth inning single to Matt Minaudo. Fabry matched his season-high with seven strikeouts.
Albion scored five times in the first – Andrew Arszulowicz and Cameron Doornweerd hit two-run singles and Colton Rydleski chipped in with a RBI single – but starting pitcher Jon Hubanks couldn't get a shutdown inning in the second. Alma scored four times in the second to forge a tie at 5-5.
Riley Stesiak scored on a passed ball in the third and he slugged his fourth homerun of the season in the fifth.
Doornweerd completed Albion's scoring with a two-run double in the eighth.
Alma defeated Albion, 7-0, in game one to win three of the four games in the series.
Albion hitting in the series
Stesiak hit .385 (5-for-13) with a double, triple and homerun in the four-game series.
Albion (6-14 overall, 4-4 MIAA) is scheduled to travel to Grand Rapids on Friday to begin a four-game MIAA series with Calvin College.
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