Youngstown State baseball staff units new program report with win over Milwaukee

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The Penguins set a new record for home wins in a season at 19

by: Josh Frketic

Posted: May 23, 2021 / 6:00 p.m. EDT
Updated: May 23, 2021 / 6:00 p.m. EDT

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NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown State baseball team set a new program record for one-season home wins when the Penguins beat Milwaukee 10-2 on Sunday at Eastwood Field.

YSU took the series and won three out of four of the Panthers.

The win marks Youngstown State’s 19th home win this season, beating its previous high of 18 from 1977.

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YSU scored six runs over the first five innings to take a 6-1 advantage before Milwaukee scored once in eighth place and drew within four runs.

The Penguins responded with four runs in the home half of the eighth to retreat for the 10-2 win.

Blaze Glenn had scored two hits with an RBI and two runs.

Polish graduate Braeden O’Shaughnessy was two-on-two with two walks, two RBIs, and a run scored.

The penguins will now advance to the Horizon League tournament as three-seed players and play against two-seed UIC in the opening round on Thursday at 3 p.m. at Nischwitz Stadium in Dayton, Ohio.