Shockers Spin One-Hitter in 5-1 Win at Northwestern State

KFH Staff
February 15, 2020 - 6:22 pm
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Junior right-handers Liam Eddy and Foster Gifford teamed-up to spin a one-hitter, helping the Wichita State University baseball team secure a 5-1 victory over the Northwestern State Demons Saturday afternoon, Feb. 15, at Brown-Stroud Field.
The win was the first of the season for the Shockers (1-1) and the inaugural collegiate triumph for new WSU head coach Eric Wedge.
Eddy and Gifford – both Brighton, Colo., natives – combined to throw the 36th one-hitter in program history and the first since May 22, 2014, when the Shockers defeated Southern Illinois, 2-1 in 12 innings, in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament in Terre Haute, Ind.

Wichita State is scheduled to face Northwestern State (1-1) in the series finale at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 16.

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