College baseball: Flanagan, Yellowjackets shut down Knights for seventh straight win

Senior logs seven innings as UWS stays hot heading into the UMAC tournament.

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NEW ULM, Minn. — Senior right-hander Bryce Flanagan pitched seven strong innings as Wisconsin-Superior won its seventh straight game with a 13-1 victory over Martin Luther Wednesday, May 4, in UMAC baseball.

Flanagan scattered four hits, allowing one run with three strikeouts and two walks. Teammate Payton Steiner pitched the final two innings to close it out, allowing one hit and striking out one.

Ben Rhodes had three hits, two runs, a walk and two RBIs and Steiner added two hits, three runs, two walks and an RBI for the Yellowjackets (16-15 overall, 12-4 UMAC).

Jonas Lindemann scored the lone run in the second inning with a solo home run for the Knights (3-22, 3-12).

UWS continues UMAC action with a single game against Crown at 3 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Missile Park in St. Bonifacius, Minnesota. The same teams play a doubleheader at noon the next day before UWS hosts Minnesota Morris Sunday in preparation for the UMAC tournament.

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