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Hopkins Swept at Muhlenberg

April 30, 2016

Box Score

Game One Information
Score:  Muhlenberg  5, #27 Johns Hopkins 4
Records: #27 Johns Hopkins (26-10-2, 13-3-1 CC), Muhlenberg (17-20, 8-9 CC
Location: Cedarcreek Field; Allentown, PA
Time of Game: 2:28
Weather: 65 degrees, overcast
Attendance:  125
Pitchers of Record: W- RJ Hennessey (1-0)
                               L- Alex Ross (0-1)

Game Two Information
Score:  Muhlenberg  2, #27 Johns Hopkins 1
Records: #27 Johns Hopkins (26-11-2, 13-4-1 CC), Muhlenberg (18-20, 9-9 CC)
Location: Cedarcreek Field; Allentown, PA
Time of Game: 1:50
Weather: 60 degrees, overcast
Attendance:  125
Pitchers of Record: W- Sam Kasten (2-4)
                               L- Carter Burns (5-30)

The Short Story: Johns Hopkins came into Saturday’s doubleheader at Muhlenberg riding the nation’s longest unbeaten streak, but fell twice to the Mules.  The Blue Jays, who came into the first game with a 23-0 record when leading after seven innings gave up three runs in the bottom of the eighth to blow the lead. Carter Burns went the distance for Hopkins in game two and only allowed two runs, but the Blue Jays offense was only able to muster up one run of their own. 



Today’s Team Leaders:
Johns Hopkins:
Hits:  Shah (4)
Runs: Five with (1)
RBI: Smith (3)
SB: Gordon (1)
Strikeouts:  C. Burns (6) 

Hits: Grillo (4)
Runs: Grillo (3)
RBI: Rava, Hopes (3)
SB: Grillo, Icaza (1)
Strikeouts: Pilrun (10)

The Facts:
- Hopkins was last swept on April 2 and rattled off a 15-game unbeaten streak since then.
- The Blue Jays’ 2016 Centennial Conference record (13-4-1) is the exact same record they finished with in 2015.
- Raul Shah recorded his fifth and sixth straight multi-hit game. The senior now has 22 games with at least two hits this season.
- Mike Smith hit a 2-run home run in game one. The blast was the Blue Jays’ 40th of the season and Smith became the 10th different JHU hitter to knock one out of the park.
- Burns complete game was his second consecutive and he remains the only Hopkins pitcher to go the distance this season. 

Up Next: Hopkins wraps up its regular season Monday at Catholic. First pitch against the Cardinals is scheduled for 4:00pm in Washington, DC.