Press Release

Spring 2014 Baseball: PSU York

April 12, 2014

The Wildcats now improve to 14-7 overall

The Wildcats now improve to 14-7 overall

YORK, Pa. – Combining for 13 strikeouts on the day, senior Josh Longsderff (Columbia) and junior Tyler Cooklin (Rippey, Iowa) led the Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team to a sweep of Penn State York Saturday. Cooklin pitched a complete game one with seven strikeouts for the 5-1 win while Longsderff allowed only one hit and added six strikeouts to his five-inning, 13-0 victory. Junior Zachary Buterbaugh (Conestoga) led the offense with six hits on the day. With the sweep, the Wildcats improve to 14-7 overall and 8-2 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

In the opener, Cooklin allowed only three hits with the lone York run coming unearned in the sixth. Freshman Evan Vigna (McAdoo) started things off in the first with an RBI single while Zachary Buterbaugh made it 2-0 in the second doing the same.

Zachary Buterbaugh finished the game 4 for 4.

Sophomore Jeremy Rall (Williamsport) hit a bases-loaded sac fly in the fourth for the RBI. Sophomore Tanner Kibe (Reedsville) tacked on the team’s last two runs in the fifth with a single. He finished with two hits.

For the game, the Wildcats totaled 10 hits.

In game two, Longsderff was lights out on the mound and got run support early as junior Zachary Weil (Kutztown) hit a two-run home run in the first to cap off a three-run effort for the inning. Senior Cody Buterbaugh (Conestoga) hit a double in the second for two RBI capping off a five run inning.

Freshman Cole Weachock (Pottsville) helped Penn College score three in the fourth with a two RBI double. The Wildcats tacked on three more runs in the fifth to end the game early including a two RBI double from sophomore Michael Scully (Middletown, Del.).

Penn College totaled 15 hits in the game with Zachary Buterbaugh going 2 for 4 and Vigna 3 for 3 with two doubles.

Next up, Penn College hosts Penn State Mont Alto on Sunday, Apr. 13 for a noon double header.

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