'Dogs Fall in Opener of NSIC Tournament

By KBJR News 1

'Dogs Fall in Opener of NSIC Tournament

May 8, 2013 Updated May 8, 2013 at 9:20 PM CST

St. Cloud, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) baseball team fell 5-0 to Minnesota State University (MSU)-Mankato on Wednesday afternoon, moving the Bulldogs to the loser's bracket of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) tournament.

UMD starting pitcher Jordan Smith did not allow a run through six innings, but the Mavericks scored four in the seventh en route to the opening round victory.

2013 NSIC player of the year Alex Wojciechowski led the Bulldogs' offense by hitting 3-for-4 in the game, but UMD couldn't force a run across the plate,

UMD is now (14-25) overall this season and will next be in action at 12:00 p.m. on May 9 against either Wayne State or Augustana.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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