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Senior Landon Hutchison fired a six-hit shutout in Tuesday's game two win over Alice Lloyd
Senior Landon Hutchison fired a six-hit shutout in Tuesday's game two win over Alice Lloyd
Tue, Apr. 21, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    PIPPA PASSES, Ky. - The University of Rio Grande parlayed a late rally in game one and a masterful pitching performance from senior Landon Hutchison in game two for a doubleheader sweep of Alice Lloyd College, Tuesday afternoon, in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference baseball action at Reeve Athletic Field.
    The RedStorm notched a 3-1 come-from-behind win in the opener, before cruising to a 14-0 win over the Eagles in the nightcap.
    Rio Grande, which upped its winning streak to eight straight with the sweep of the twinbill, improved its overall record to 28-20 and secured the No. 2 seed in the upcoming KIAC tournament by finishing 15-5 in league play.
    Alice Lloyd, which also dropped the first two games of the series to the RedStorm last Saturday, slipped to 6-24 overall and 3-15 in the conference.

Freshman Evelier Jimenez connects for one of his two home runs in Monday's win over Central Penn
Freshman Evelier Jimenez connects for one of his two home runs in Monday's win over Central Penn
Mon, Apr. 20, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande collected a single-game school record 27 hits, including a single-game school record six home runs, en route to a 22-0 rout of Central Penn College, Monday afternoon, in non-conference baseball action at Bob Evans Field.
    The RedStorm, who won for a sixth straight time, improved to 26-20 with the victory in their 2015 home finale.
    Central Penn, a first-year program affiliated with the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, dropped to 3-17 with the loss.
    Rio Grande's 27 hits eclipsed the previous single-game high of 26 set against Walsh University in 1983 and the six home runs are believed to be the most in any single contest.
    The RedStorm's 22-run winning margin also surpassed the previous school record of 20, which was set in a 21-1 win over Franciscan in 2009.

Rio's Carlos Flores had two hits and two RBI in both ends of Saturday's sweep of Alice Lloyd
Rio's Carlos Flores had two hits and two RBI in both ends of Saturday's sweep of Alice Lloyd
Sat, Apr. 18, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    PIPPA PASSES, Ky. - Carlos Flores had two hits and drove in two runs in both ends of a doubleheader, helping the University of Rio Grande to a sweep of host Alice Lloyd College in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference baseball action, Saturday afternoon, at Reeve Athletic Field.
    The RedStorm improved to 25-20 overall and 13-5 in the KIAC by virtue of a 9-3 win in the opener and a 6-1 triumph over the Eagles in the nightcap.
    Alice Lloyd slipped to 6-22 overall and 3-13 in league play as a result of the sweep.

Rio's Kirk Yates watches the flight of his game one home run as part of Saturday's DH sweep of Asbury
Rio's Kirk Yates watches the flight of his game one home run as part of Saturday's DH sweep of Asbury
Sun, Apr. 12, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande parlayed a pair of strong pitching performances and the home run power of Kirk Yates into a doubleheader sweep of Asbury University, Saturday afternoon, in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference baseball action at sun-splashed Bob Evans Field.
    Kyle Miller picked up his team-high fifth win of the season and Yates hit his first home run of the year in a 5-2 opening game victory, while Trent Downs limited the Eagles to just one hit over six innings and Yates homered again in an 8-1 triumph in the nightcap.
    Rio Grande ran its winning streak to four straight with the sweep, improving to 20-19 overall and 9-5 in the KIAC in the process.
    Asbury dropped to 7-25 overall and 1-11 in the league with the losses.

Junior Chris Ford drove in the winning run in Rio's 5-4 win over Glenville State on Wednesday
Junior Chris Ford drove in the winning run in Rio's 5-4 win over Glenville State on Wednesday
Wed, Apr. 8, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Chris Ford's seventh inning sacrifice fly scored pinch-runner Tyler Noel with the go-ahead run and lifted the University of Rio Grande to a 5-4 win over Glenville (W.Va.) State College, Wednesday afternoon, in non-conference baseball action at Bob Evans Field.
    The RedStorm improved to 18-19 with a second straight win.
    The Pioneers, a member of the NCAA Division II Mountain East Conference, suffered their 24th loss in 29 outings.

Rio's Luis Jimenez connects for one of his three hits in Monday's game two win over Point Park
Rio's Luis Jimenez connects for one of his three hits in Monday's game two win over Point Park
Mon, Apr. 6, 2015 - [Baseball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Chris Ford and Dominic Tiberi drove in two runs each and the University of Rio Grande survived a seventh inning rally to knock of Point Park University, 4-3, in the second game of a Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader, Monday afternoon, at Bob Evans Field.
    The RedStorm, who dropped an 8-1 decision to the Pioneers in Monday's opening game, snapped a five-game losing slide with the win, improving to 17-19 overall and 7-5 in the KIAC.
    Point Park, ranked No. 21 in the latest NAIA coaches' poll, slipped to 25-6 overall and 10-2 in league play with the loss.