Baseball Team Stumbles in Final Game of Road Trip

Baseball Team Stumbles in Final Game of Road Trip

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Feb. 28) – The Franklin College baseball team concluded its four-game Florida trip with a 4-3 loss Tuesday afternoon against Saint Mary's (Minn.).

The Grizzlies led 1-0 after three innings before falling behind 3-1 after six. They retook the lead with two runs in the top of the seventh, but Saint Mary's scored the game-winner in the bottom of the eighth.

Franklin finished the trip 2-2.

Offensively, sophomore Jordan Clark was 3 of 5 at the plate, including a double, with an RBI. Freshman Nate Wright and junior Frank Podkul each drove in a run each for the Grizzlies. Podkul and junior Jackson Freed also had a double each.

Franklin plays its home-opener Friday against Albion. Game time is 3:30 p.m.