The Wisconsin-Superior baseball team opened its season splitting a doubleheader against Carroll on Tuesday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

The Yellowjackets lost the opener 5-2 but recovered to take a 10-7 decision in the second game.

In the second game, Superior ripped 14 hits off Carroll pitching, the big inning coming in a six-run sixth. The 'Jackets added runs in the fifth and seventh to stave off a Carroll rally.

Five of UWS' hits went for extra bases, with Nick Zezulka tripling and Brandon Rolf, Cory Albertson, Nick Shea and Ben Rhodes all hitting doubles.

Shea had three hits and drove in three runs, Bryce Flanagan had a pair of hits and two runs batted in, and Mike Rodriguez singled and drove in two.

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Tommy Lentz allowed one earned run on three hits and four walks over four innings to get the win. He struck out five.

In the opener, UWS led 2-1 after four innings, but Carroll tied it in the fifth when TJ Pfaffle singled and later scored on Dylan Callahan's single to left. Pfaffle's two-run triple in the sixth put the Pioneers ahead for good.

UWS' Nick Fredrikson and Rolf both had hits and scored, Albertson doubled, and Alec Rabin and Cameron Lee also had hits. Fredrikson singled in the first and scored on a Carroll error, and Bryce Flanagan's sacrifice fly brought in Rolf with the second run of the inning. Ryan Rodriguez took a tough loss, allowing two runs on seven hits in five innings.

UWS plays two doubleheaders against Grinnell on March 7-8 in Topeka, Kansas.