LOS ANGELES — The Occidental baseball team played three non-conference games over the weekend. Oxy faced Ithaca on Friday and Willamette in a doubleheader on Saturday.
Game 1: Ithaca 6, Occidental 3 - 11 Innings
The Tigers and the Bombers needed 11 innings to get a result. Ithaca went up 3-2 with a three-run top of the seventh, Oxy evened the game in the bottom of the ninth and then Ithaca rallied for three in the 11th.
Oxy starter Nolan Watson had a solid outing, striking out seven batters in 6.2 innings, with three runs charged against him.
Oxy reliever Dean Abramson pitched 2.1 innings scoreless, putting him at 10.1 innings on the season without an earned run.
Game 2: Willamette 11, Occidental 6
Oxy's normally reliable bullpen gave up nine runs as a close game got away from the Tigers late.
Willamette scored two runs in the seventh, three in the eighth and four in the ninth, breaking open what was a 3-2 Oxy lead going into the seventh.
Game 3: Occidental 5, Willamette 4 - 7 innings
The game was called for time with no new inning scheduled for after 5:30 p.m.
Cade Denyer pitched all seven innings, giving up three earned runs in the winning effort.
Season Impact: The Tigers record goes to 14-7 on the season.
Next Game: Oxy returns to SCIAC play on Friday against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at 3 p.m. at Anderson Field.Follow Oxy Athletics on Twitter Sign Up for Newsletters Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram