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Union Rides No-hitter, Grand Slam to Double-Header Sweep

JACKSON, Tenn. - 2/23/2007 - Greg Abram of Union University posted the first no-hitter for a Bulldog pitcher since the 1994 season as Union swept Huntington University (Ind.) 11-1 and 10-1 on Friday afternoon. With the wins Union improved to 7-3 on the season. Huntington fell to 1-2 on the year.

Over the past five games, Union has averaged 11.6 runs per game and has won four of those five games.

In game one, Kirkwood Community College and Arizona native Greg Abram recorded a no-hitter over six innings as Union defeated Huntington 11-1. The only run for Huntington can in the fourth inning when Thad Frame reach base on a throwing error by Abram. Frame would later score on a ground ball out. Abram (2-2) tossed six innings with four strikeouts and one walk.

Union’s offense was sparked by senior Munford native, Zach Lowery. Lowery put Union up 4-0 early with a grand slam in the second inning. Humboldt native Judson Powers went 3-for-3 on the day while Lowery, Allen Williams, and Cody Willoughby each added two hits.

Game two saw Huntington strike first with a run in the top of the second. Union, however, rallied in the bottom of the second with three runs. Josiah Enyart posted a two-RBI triple followed by an RBI single by Kyle Blackwood. Union posted two more in the third inning, four in the fifth, and one in the sixth to complete the sweep.

Clint Arthur (3-0) went six innings, allowing five hits, one run, while striking out three and walking none. Union’s Powers continued his hot hitting from game one by posting a 3-for-4 game. Shaun Cozart and Jason Cooper added two hits each. Enyart tallied three RBI in the game.

Up next for Union will be a single game on Saturday, February 24 at Union as the Bulldogs go for the series sweep over Huntington. Game time is set for 12:00 noon.

#DOGS#


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