The Indiana University baseball team’s 2018 season has come to an end at the Austin Regional of the NCAA Tournament. After advancing earlier in the day with a 9-7 win over Texas A&M, the Hoosiers came up short against the host Texas Longhorns. The final score was Texas 3, Indiana 2.
Hoosier starter Andrew Saalfrank gave IU a strong outing, going 5 and a third, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs. The sophomore lefthander struck out eight. The IU bullpen combination of Tommy Sommer and Cal Krueger was strong as well, giving up just 1 run. Krueger pitched two scoreless innings.
Indiana just couldn’t come up with timely hits at the plate. Despite 9 hits, IU only managed to manufacture 2 runs on the night.
Luke Miller had 3 hits and drove in a run. Scotty Bradley had 2 hits and scored a run. Jeremy Houston had a hit and drove in a run.
The Hoosiers had the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth but were unable to push any runs across.
Indiana finished the season at 40-19.
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