Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Bradenton, Fla. - Jeff Mandsager's RBI single with one out in the bottom of the 10th lifted Valpo to a 6-5 victory over St. Bonaventure. The Crusaders improved their record to 2-2 on their spring trip.
Sean Peickert led off the bottom of the 10th with a single. After St. Bonaventure pitcher Soren Johnson recorded an out, Mandsager belted a single into the gap to score Peickert with the winning run.
Valpo scored twice in the first inning and three times in the third to take a 5-2 lead. The Bonnies mounted a comeback in the sixth inning to tie the game at 5-5. Both clubs had eight hits.
The Crusaders play single games on Thursday against Duquesne and Boston College.