CHARLESTON – Riley Metz threw a seven-inning shutout in game two of West Virginia Wesleyan's MEC doubleheader against the University of Charleston Golden Eagles today at Power Park.
The 'Cats won the shutout by a 2-0 score and Metz's pitching performance helped the Bobcats garner the sweep as they took game one by a 5-2 score in 10 innings.
The pair of wins hiked the Wesleyan winning streak to five as they evened their overall mark to 14-14 and their MEC record to 6-8.
In the second game, Metz didn't walk a batter and struck out six as he improved his record to 3-3.
In the opener, Charleston scored both of their runs in the bottom of the second inning for a 2-0 advantage.
Wesleyan got on the scoreboard in the top of the third when Fraser hit a RBI ground out that scored Dominic Castello.
The Bobcats tied the game at 2-2 in the top of the fifth when Logsdon received a free pass with the bases loaded that scored Castello.
The game stayed tied at 2-2 until the top of the 10th inning when Wesleyan pushed across three runs.
Wesleyan managed six hits in the contest with Kerns leading the way with two.
Dillon Isom threw 2 1/3 innings of relief to earn the win. He allowed just one hit and struck out two.
Chris Metrick earned another save throwing a scoreless 10th inning.
Wesleyan will battle Charleston in another league doubleheader tomorrow at Power Park starting at 1 p.m.