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Tigers split pair of games with DSU

MADISON -- The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team split a doubleheader with in-state rival Dakota State Tuesday, losing the first game 8-0 and rallying back 11-3 in game two.

MADISON - The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team split a doubleheader with in-state rival Dakota State Tuesday, losing the first game 8-0 and rallying back 11-3 in game two.

Trojans pitcher Jamie Jorgensen pitched a two-hit complete game in the opener, allowing just three runners on 88 pitches. DWU had hits from Neil Nagle and Dominic Sebastiani but were taken out of the game by a 7-run fifth inning for DSU.

Dustin Steckler took the loss for the Tigers, allowing five runs in 4-and-one-third innings.

In game two, the Tigers took control at the plate with 11 runs on 10 hits. It was a 2-1 game into the fifth inning when DWU scored two runs in the fifth and sixth innings and knocking five runs in the seventh inning. Winner native Austin Calhoon was 2-for-3 with a grand slam and five RBIs and Nagle hit a homer for the Tigers as well.

Daniel Galvez got his first win of the season, pitching five innings, allowing three hits and one run.

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The Tigers (10-9) play at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa on Friday.

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