Baseball Tames Michigan, 7-4
Feb. 27, 2004
Port St. Lucie, Fla. - Senior third baseman Nelson Gord went 3-for-4 with a run scored to lift the University of Illinois at Chicago baseball team to the 7-4 victory over the University of Michigan at Tradition Field, home of the Port St. Lucie Mets, on Friday evening.
With the victory, UIC improves to 3-1 on the campaign, while the Wolverines remain winless on the season at 0-3.
The Flames rallied from a 4-1 deficit, with a five-run fifth inning, paced by a two-run single by shortstop Jordan DeVoir.
UIC was solid offensively as they rapped out 13 hits against Michigan pitching, marking the third consecutive outing with 10 or more hits. Senior outfielder J.P. Moran, junior catcher Justin Johnson (RBI) and sophomore designated hitter Ted Rosinski each connected for two hits on the night.
UIC and Michigan will square off again tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. (CST).