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Baseball Swings Past Georgetown, 6-1, in Home Opener


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State baseball team kicked off its home schedule with a 6-1 win over Georgetown on Saturday afternoon at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Consistent pitching and a strong offensive showing gave the Nittany Lions the victory as they improved to 10-5 on the season.
Daniel Ouderkirk made his fifth start of the year for the Nittany Lions, pitching four innings and recording six strikeouts, while allowing just one run on three hits and six walks. He escaped an early bases-loaded jam in the second to keep the game scoreless early on. He struck out three in that inning.
Travis Luensmann’s efficiency on the mound served as the backbone for the Nittany Lions to maintain their lead throughout the day, as he allowed only one hit in his five innings on the mound. He struck out three while walking three and improved to 4-0 on the year.
Andrew Williams got the start for Georgetown, keeping Penn State scoreless through the first two innings before giving up three runs on four hits in four innings. He struck out three batters, while walking one. Carson Frye threw 2.1 frames, giving up three runs and five hits. Kyle Salley and Cody Jensen combined to finish the game.
Penn State tallied 10 hits, including four from its first two spots in the lineup. Kyle Hannon launched his fourth homer of the season to go with a single and two runs. Johnny Piacentino added two hits, including a…

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