murray baseball 300MURRAY, Ky. (2/20/14) – Murray State broke out the bats Wednesday afternoon as seven players collected multi-hit games in a 17-1 victory over Mid-Continent at Reagan Field.

The game was scoreless through the first three innings before MSU erupted for nine runs in the fourth inning.

  • Michael Hargrove and Luke Daugherty delivered back-to-back RBI singles to get the Breds on the board.
  • Taylor Mathews, Ty Stetson and Kollin Dowdy each delivered two-run doubles in the frame.
  • Hargrove closed out the scoring with a run-producing double to left center.


After the Cougars got on the scoreboard in the top of the fifth, the Breds answered right back with three more runs in the bottom of the inning. Tyler Lawrence started the inning with a double, and was followed by three-straight RBI singles off the bats of Mathews, Stetson and Matt McGowan.

The reserves got into the act in the act in the eighth inning as freshman Clay Kelly delivered a two-run single to right center, and Matthew Johnson followed with an RBI single to right field. For both players, it was their first collegiate hit and RBI.

The pitching was not to be outdone as five pitchers combined to allow just one run on four hits.

  • Cameron Wallace (1-0) picked up the win after allowing one run on one hit and striking out three in two innings.
  • John Lollar made his collegiate debut and fanned two over two innings.
  • BT Wichman also made his debut and struck out one in one inning.


Dowdy led the offense by going 4-for-6 with a pair of doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored. Mathews finished 3-for-4 with a double, triple and three RBIs, while Daugherty went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored. Stetson and Kelly each added two hits and three RBIs.

The Breds return to action Friday afternoon as they open a three-game series against Bowling Green. First pitch is set for 2 p.m.

SurfKY News
Information provided by John Brush

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

2015 Love What's Local! Business Expo May 7

HENDERSON, Ky. (4/25/15) — The 2015 Love What's Local! Business Expo will be 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7 at Ellis Park.… Read More

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans with… Read More
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 12015

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7578

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5801

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4906

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4177

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 12015

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8825

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 25, 2015 1230

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 987

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 807

Planning Commission Approves Zoning Amendments…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 702

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff…

by Tim Thomas
April 25, 2015 613

Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 582

Webster County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
April 25, 2015 516

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for Extra…

by Beth Fisher
April 25, 2015 476

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 457

Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

by Ronnie McBrayer
April 25, 2015 432

Hooked on Science - 'Magnetic Money'

by Jason Lindsey