Baseball Pounds Cleveland State, 8-1, In Nightcap
May 2, 2004
Chicago, Ill. - University of Illinois at Chicago junior left-hander Ryan Gehring tossed a complete-game, five-hitter as the Flames salvaged the doubleheader sweep with an 8-1 Horizon League victory over Cleveland State in their twinbill at Les Miller Field on Sunday afternoon.
Cleveland State claimed the 3-2 extra-inning, victory in the opener.
Gehring (7-4) snapped a two-game losing streak, allowing just one run and striking out two batters in seven innings.
With the victory, UIC improves to 27-14 overall and 9-3 in Horizon League action, while the Vikings fall to 11-23 on the campaign and 8-7 in conference play.
Cleveland State starter Matt Kaltenbach (3-4) took the loss for the Vikings, giving up seven runs and nine hits in four innings.
Vikings' second baseman Brian Lombardi led CSU offensively, going 2-for-3 on the afternoon.
UIC will be back in action on Tuesday evening, as they will square off with Western Michigan in a non-conference contest at 7:00 p.m. at Les Miller Field.