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Game Recap: Rattlers overpower Herd for second straight win

The bats came to life for FAMU in Saturday afternoon's victory against Marshall University.

By Reggie Mizell | Editor in Chief
On February 20, 2016

Second baseman Alec Wong had back to back 3-for-4 hitting performances against Marshall
in the three-game series
Photo Courtesy of Nathaniel Price/ The Famuan

Florida A&M’s baseball (2-0) team entered game two of the three game series against Marshall University (0-2) Saturday afternoon after a 9-4 victory on Friday.

Last game, the Rattlers had a season high of 17 total hits. In game two, they shattered that record with 21 hits and demolished the Herd 20-4 in front of 386 fans at Moore-Kittles Field. Marshall finished with seven total hits

Second baseman Alec Wong had another good game going 3-for-4 with four RBI’s, third baseman Ben Ellzey and center fielder Willis McDaniel also went 3-for-4 with five RBI’s and shortstop Ryan Hutson went a perfect 3-for-3.

Pitcher Sawyer Betts got the start and pitched five innings, recorded four strikeouts and was credited with the win.

Third baseman Tyler Ratliff for the Herd was the only player with multiple hits going 2-for-4 and pitcher JD Hammer (0-1) was credited with the loss.

Next game is Sunday at 11 a.m.

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