Franklin hosts doubleheader after beating Transylvania 15-6 Friday

Staff report

The Franklin College baseball team was able to achieve a season-best 20 hits and score 15 runs in a series-opening win over Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) rival Transylvania on Friday at home.

Franklin earned two home runs and all nine team members recorded on hit resulting in a victory.

The Grizzlies were able to jump out to a quick lead by scoring three runs in the first inning. Sophomore Jacob Trozell singled to score senior Jameson Brock for the first run. Freshman Mitch Schuman drove in two runs later in the first inning for Franklin.

Senior Seth Powers tallied his third consecutive win, while on his way to striking out seven batters in six innings. The right hander recorded his 200th career strikeout in the game. Sophomore Jacob McMain tossed three strikeouts in the final three innings.

The Grizzlies are currently hosting a HCAC doubleheader against Transylvania this afternoon. Franklin dropped the first game 9-1.

Tune in to The Franklin for complete updates as the Grizzlies continue their second game of a doubleheader.

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Ashley Shuler is the executive editor of The Franklin. She has held various multimedia journalism and public relations internships, including positions at Indianapolis Monthly, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and Dittoe Public Relations.

When she isn’t staying up late to edit stories, Ashley spends her time boutique shopping and drinking as much vanilla Coke as possible.

This is Ashley’s third year in a leadership role and her fourth year on The Franklin staff. She previously held positions as web editor and news editor.

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