Benedictine Win Streak Stopped by UW-Oshkosh

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AUBURNDALE, FL - The Benedictine University baseball team dropped a contest between two of the hottest teams in the nation in Florida on Thursday afternoon

UW-Oshkosh 13, Benedictine 3 - Eight Innings

Playing as the visitors, Benedictine jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the second
Sam Kerr doubled and scored the first run of the game on an RBI single from Brenden Norberg with two outs
UW-Oshkosh responded with three runs in the bottom of the inning, taking the lead on a two-run homer
UW-Oshkosh broke the game open with seven runs in the fourth against three different pitchers to grab a 10-1 edge
Kerr knocked home two in the sixth with a two-out double after Michael Chaffin and Jimmy McLaughlin singled
UW-Oshkosh was able to get a run back in the seventh and scored twice in the bottom of the eighth to end the game
The loss stopped a five-game win streak for Benedictine, who already owns two wins over nationally recognized programs including one over another WIAC power (UW-La Crosse)
UW-Oshkosh, winners of eight in a row, is receiving votes in the latest Poll, the fourth team on the trip to be receiving recognition

James Wright suffered the loss, his first of the season, after working just two innings
Justin Sosa tallied five innings of relief in his collegiate debut, allowing just two earned runs
Benedictine finished with nine hits in the game
McLaughlin paced the attack with three hits
Kerr finished with two, both doubles

Benedictine (6-3) meets Bowdoin College at 8:15 a.m. Central on Friday. Live stats are available for all varsity games of the trip.