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Bemidji State baseball: Bulldogs take two from Beavers

The Bemidji State baseball team fell in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader at Minnesota-Duluth Saturday by the scores of 6-4 and 13-6.

The Beavers (13-26, 4-18 NSIC) never led in the nine-inning first game and were down 4-0 after two innings. BSU scored once in the third to make it 4-1, but a two-run eighth put the road team at a five-run deficit.

Junior Dan Bauer started for the Beavers and went the distance had a career-high 12 strikeouts in eight innings Senior Josh Silvernagel was 3-for-4 game at the plate with a run scored.

Game two was all BSU to start as the Beavers scored five runs in the top of the second inning to take a 5-0 lead. But the Bulldogs rallied and took the lead for good, 7-5, behind a three-run fourth inning. Freshman left-hander Phil Bray threw four complete innings and allowed seven earned runs on nine hits. Brian Murphy went 3-for-3 with a run and an RBI, recording his first three-hit game of the season. Nick Jelacie batted 2-for-4 with two RBI.