Brouse becomes Laurier all-time hit leader

 Jonathan Brouse became Laurier’s all time hits leader passing Ryan Panas with his 101st hit.

Jonathan Brouse became Laurier’s all time hits leader passing Ryan Panas with his 101st hit.


The Laurier Golden Hawks had a very successful weekend sweeping McMaster and Toronto to finish the conference season on a 10 game winning streak and a 14-4 record (24-6 overall).  Laurier finish in second place and will play in the six-team OUA championship tournament in London.  The Hawks open against Toronto at noon on Friday at Dan Pulham Field to start off the tournament.

Jonathan Brouse became Laurier’s all time hits leader as well this weekend as he passed Ryan Panas with his 101st conference hit. 

Freshman Christian Hauck threw a no-hitter.

Game 1
Laurier 13 McMaster 0
This one 2 hours late to let the field dry, but the delay didn’t bother Laurier hitters who jumped out and scored 11 runs in the first inning and cruised to a 13-0 mercy shortened victory, swing the bats really well early in this game.

            123 456 7        R    H    E
McMaster    000 000 0   --   0    4    1
Laurier    1100 200 X   --  13   11    0

Hitting: RF Alex Kupchak 3 for 3 with an RBI, run scored and stolen base
CF Jonathan Brouse 2 for 4 with an RBI and 2 runs scored
2B John King 1 for 1 with 3 walks, 2 runs scored and an RBI
C Ryley Davenport 1 for 3 with 2 RBI, a walk and run scored
SS Cal Murphy 1 for 2 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored
3B Matt Voight 1 for 2 with 2 runs scored, a triple, walk and RBI
DH Brett Medland 1 for 4 with an RBI and run scored

Pitching:
Andrew Ziedins improves to 4-0 on the season with another dominant performance going 5 innings giving up 4 hits with 3 walks and 2 strikeouts
Noah Ivanyi struck out 2 in his perfect inning
Evan Cruickshank threw 1 inning giving up 2 walks and a HBP

Game 2
Laurier 6 McMaster 0
Christian Hauck was the story in this one as he threw the third no hitter in school history.  The freshman was outstanding as he struck out nine and walked two on a special night for him.

            123 456 7        R    H    E
McMaster    000 000 0  --   0    0    2
Laurier     003 201 X   --  6    8    1

Hitting: CF Jonathan Brouse 2 for 3 with 2 RBI, and a run scored
LF Adam Raithby 2 for 4 with 2 RBI and a stolen base
3B Jeff Hunt 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored and a stolen base
RF Alex Kupchak 1 for 3 with a walk
C Daniel Apostoli 1 for 3 with a walk
1B John King 0 for 2 with 2 walks, a run scored and stolen base
2B Brandon Washkevich 0 for 1 with 2 walks and 2 runs scored

Pitching:
Hauck throws a no hitter with nine strikeouts, two walks and a hit batter for his second win of the season

Laurier 9 Toronto 4
Laurier soared in front to a big lead in this one with a five-run fifth inning and cruised to a 9-4 win, using 17 different position players in this one.

           123 456 789        R    H    E
Laurier    101 250 000   --   9    7    2
Toronto    000 010 102        4    9    3

Hitting: C Ryley Davenport 2 for 2 with 2 runs scored and a walk
1B Jeff Hunt 1 for 1 with a double, 2 runs scored, RBI, walk and stolen base
CF Jonathan Brouse 1 for 3 with an RBI and run scored
SS Cal Murphy 1 for 2 with a double, 3 RBI, run scored and HBP
3B Matt Voight 1 for 3 with a double


Pitching:
Jordan Petruska gets the win going 5 innings in his last conference start of his career giving up 1 run on 5 hits with 0 walks and 4 strikeouts
Nathan Folo goes 2 innings giving up 1 run on 1 hit with 3 strikeouts and 1 walk
Shawn Miller works a scoreless inning
Austin Hassani goes 1 inning giving up 2 runs on 2 hits and 1 walk

Laurier 3 Toronto 2
This game had a playoff feel as the Hawks scored the go ahead run in the top of the seventh inning and Adam McBride closed the door in the bottom of the inning for the win.

           123 456 7        R    H    E
Laurier    200 000 1   --   3    10    2
Toronto    010 010 0   --   2    7    0

Hitting: CF Jonathan Brouse 3 for 3 with a double, run scored and walk
RF Alex Kupchak 3 for 4 with 3 RBI
C Ryley Davenport 2 for 2 with a double, sac bunt and HBP
2B John King 1 for 2 with a double, 2 runs scored and 2 walks
DH Daniel Apostoli 1 for 3

Pitching: Zach Lawrence with a very strong start going 4 innings giving up 1 run (unearned) on 4 hits with 1 strikeout and 0 walks
Jake Tougas goes 1 inning giving up 1 run on 2 hits
Adam McBride gets the win throwing 2 innings giving up 1 hit with 1 strikeout