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Mandsager's 10th-Inning RBI Single Lifts Valpo Past St. Bonaventure

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.

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