IPFW Baseball Splits With ORU; Softball Falls In Summit League Tourney Final

May 12, 2012 Updated May 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM EST

FORT WAYNE (Indiana's NewsCenter) - IPFW baseball split a doubleheader against Oral Roberts on Saturday, but softball saw its season end on the final day of the Summit League postseason tournament.

In baseball, Oral Roberts ended the first game in just seven innings with a 15-3 victory, but IPFW fought back to grab a 6-5 win in the nightcap..

Steve Danielak played a huge role in the win over Oral Roberts in game two of the doubleheader. Danielak moved into the starting lineup as the designated hitter. He responded with a 4-for-5 performance from the plate including two huge RBI's. The sophomore also picked up the win on the mound for IPFW.

Clay Hathaway jumpstarted the win over Oral Roberts with a two-run home run in the third inning that gave IPFW their first lead of the series. Hathaway ended the game 3-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBI's.

For highlights of this game click on the video icon on the screen above.

In Kansas City, IPFW's best ever softball season ended with an 8-0 loss to North Dakota State in the Summit League tournament championship game.

IPFW had forced that game by handing North Dakota State its first loss of the tournament earlier in the day 5-0.

IPFW's season closed at 45-14.




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