Woodchucks fall 14-4 to Growlers
Kalamazoo, MI – The Wisconsin Woodchucks had the lead for a few moments in the fifth inning when they went up 4-3 after Stevie Mangrum's (Virginia Tech) three-run homer, but they conceded 11 runs over the next three innings and lost, 14-4, to the Kalamazoo Growlers at Homer Stryker Field in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
In addition to Mangrum, Josh Goulet (Plymouth State) went 3-for-3 with a double and run scored.
Caleb Dougherty (Abilene Christian) and Evy Ruibal (Notre Dame) delievered the only scoreless innings out of the bullpen for the Woodchucks.
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The Woodchucks return to Athletic Park tomorrow (Sunday, June 12) to take on the Madison Mallards at 3:05 pm. Order your tickets today by calling 715.845.5055
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The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 150 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.wisconsinwoodchucks.com.