The University of Delaware baseball team has now won two straight games with their 1-0 win against William & Mary on Friday at the Bob Hannah Stadium.
There was something special that happen at the stadium on Friday which was for the first time in 53 years, the Blue Hens played under newly added lights under the night sky.
Pitching dominated this game as each team’s pitchers kept a shutout going until the sixth inning. The Blue Hens pitching staff recorded a complete game shutout with keeping the Tribe hitters unbalanced throughout the game.
The RBI in the game for the Hens came from redshirt senior centerfielder Kevin Mohollen (1).
The lone run in the game for Delaware came from junior catcher Jack Goan (1).
Five Hens had a hit in the win and they were Mohollen (2), freshman first baseman Joseph Carpenter (1), Goan (1), redshirt freshman third baseman Zach Lesher (1) and redshirt freshman Austin Colmery (2).
On the pitching side, freshman Joey Silan had a nice outing as he went five innings, four hits, four walks and two strikeouts.
Junior pitcher Derek Wakeley came in to relieve Silan and he was dominant as Wakeley went four innings, one walk, seven strikeouts and earned the win.
Pitching Dominates As Mohollen Give Hens Their Winning Run In The Sixth Inning
Each team’s pitching staff was on fire in this game as they silenced the batters for five straight innings.
Hens Joey Silan would exit the game in the top of the sixth as he went five innings, four hits, four walks and two strikeouts.
In the bottom of the sixth, the Blue Hens lineup would wake up as the team started the inning with two straight singles.
It was followed up by a walk from Austin Colmery and then the next batter Kevin Mohollen would hit a single to right field which scored Jack Goan to give the Hens a 1-0 lead.
Derek Wakeley was dominant in the next four innings as he completed the complete game shutout for the Hens.
Wakeley went four innings, one walk, seven strikeouts and earned the win.
Delaware looks to push their winning streak to three games as the team continues the series with William & Mary tomorrow at 7:00 PM ET.