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Published On: July 6th, 2009

Green Bay, Wis. – All the action from Monday’s game came in the fourth inning, as Sam VanDenheuvel’s (Rhode Island) two-run single proved to be the difference maker, as Green Bay topped Mankato 3-1 at Joannes Stadium.

After three scoreless innings the MoonDogs (24-12, 1-2) took the lead via a Kyle Knudson (Minnesota) sacrifice fly. The Bullfrogs (16-20, 2-1) answered in the bottom half as they tied the game on a wild pitch. With two out and two in scoring position, VanDenheuvel floated a ball into right field, scoring Nick O’Shea (Minnesota) and Joel Hutter (DMACC) for a 3-1 Green Bay lead.

It was a pitcher’s night, as the two squads combined for just nine hits. Craig Gullickson (Clemson) got off to a quick start for the Bullfrogs, as he struck out six MoonDog batters in the first three innings. He hurled six innings, striking out eight in moving to 3-2 on the season.

Tim Griffin (Rollins) fell to 3-2 on the season, allowing all three Bullfrog runs in five innings of work. Alex Schmarzo (Saint Mary’s) picked up the two-inning save, throwing two hitless innings and striking out three.

Danny Miller (Minnesota State) was the only player on either team with multiple hits, as he picked up two. KC Serna (Oregon) scored the lone MoonDog run.

The two teams will be in action tomorrow to finish up the season series. First pitch from Joannes Stadium will be at 7:05 p.m.