Stars Shut Out Benedictine 8-0

Monday, February 11th 2013, 3:49 pm
By: News 9

Oklahoma City University drubbed Benedictine (Kan.) 8-0 Saturday at OKC's Jim Wade Stadium.

The Stars, ranked No. 4 in NAIA baseball, got four RBIs from Kale Gaden to snap a two-game skid and move to 6-2 on the season.

Gaden put the Stars on the scoreboard in the bottom of the fourth inning when he doubled to left-center field to plate Forrest Smith and Jonathan Rodriguez and make the score 2-0.

Brayden Brumley followed with a single to center that scored Andrew Dennis from second base and gave OCU a 3-0 lead after four innings of play.

Rodriguez singled to center in the bottom of the fifth innings and brought home Walker Davidson to make the score 4-0.

Three batters later, Cody Ferrell singled through the left side of the infield and scored Dalton Bernardi and Chris Muñoz to give OCU a 6-0 advantage.

Gaden capped the inning with a two-RBI triple to right center and increased the Stars' lead to 8-0.

Davis Henderson tossed a scoreless top of the seventh to close the door on the Ravens and give OCU the 8-0 victory.

Henderson allowed six hits and notched six strikeouts in six scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win and move to 2-0 on the season.

Gaden went 2-for-3 with four RBIs to lead OCU at the dish. Ferrell went 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Rodriguez went 2-for-3 with an RBI.