Baseball Report (Week 3) - Defiance Finishes Florida Trip with 4-3 Record

GREENWOOD, IN- Defiance College traveled down to Fort Myers, Florida last week and finished with a 4-3 record. The Jackets (6-3, 0-0 HCAC) earned wins over Wisconsin-Lutheran, Mitchell, and Salem State during the week.

Junior infielder Brad Kremer (St. Henry, Ohio/H.S.) led the Jackets offense during the week, finishing 6-for-14 (.429) at the plate with two runs scored, three doubles, seven RBI, and a stolen base.  Kremer also posted an on-base percentage of .600 and a slugging percentage of .643.

Darin Waterman (Celina, Ohio/H.S.) led the pitching staff with two wins in two starts last week. The junior tossed his first career complete game shutout in a 5-0 win over Wisconsin-Lutheran, finishing the game with 14 strikeouts and three hits allowed in seven innings of work. 

Waterman followed the performance with a five inning outing in a 4-1 win over Salem State, allowing one earned run with four hits allowed and six strikeouts. 

For the week, Waterman finished 2-0 with seven hits allowed, an ERA of 0.75, and 20 strikeouts in 12 innings of work. 

Defiance will face Ohio Northern Tuesday and open HCAC play against Hanover over the weekend.

For a complete recap of Week 3 in HCAC Baseball, click here