NCAA baseball: Hanna II, Murray shine


Tribune Sports Reporter

ELLISON Hanna II and BJ Murray both had multi-hit games last weekend as their respective programmes won their latest series in NCAA Division I baseball.

Hanna and the Indiana State Sycamores worked their way back to a .500 record at 5-5 with a three-game road sweep over Elon.

In game two, Hanna had his first hits of the season and finished 2-5 at the plate in a 9-6 win at Latham Park in North Carolina. The senior outfielder had both a double and a triple, the first triple for the Sycamores this season.

In the top of the fourth inning, Hanna tripled to centre field and was plated by Grant Magill in the next at-bat to extend the Sycamores’ lead 6-3. His double came in the top of the eighth but was left stranded after Magill popped up to end the inning.

Indiana State opened the series with an 11-7 win in game one and concluded the sweep with a 6-2 win in game two. They will play their home opener 3pm this afternoon when they host San Diego at Bob Warn Field.

Indiana State won the 2019 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament last season. They finished the season at 41-16 and made their 10th NCAA…

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