|Coe College (10-4, 3-1 IIAC)||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||4||10||0|
|Luther College (8-7, 1-3 IIAC)||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||2||9||0|
|Decorah, Iowa Luther College|
|Coe College||Pitching||Luther College|
|Coe College||Indv. Stats||Luther College|
|2 Players (#9,#8)||Doubles||3 Players|
DECORAH, Iowa - Coe College scored three runs in the second inning and tacked on a late insurance run in a 4-2 win over Luther College Friday afternoon.
Kyle Alvarado (Bartlett, Ill./South Elgin) singled to right field in the first, as he drove in Nolan Arp (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Xavier) and Andrew Brierton (Cary, Ill./Cary Grove) for the first two runs of the game. With two out and the bases loaded, Grant Henning (DeWitt, Iowa/Central DeWitt) was hit by a pitch, as Jordan Kaplan (Northbrook, Ill./Glenbrook North) scored. The Kohawks drove in a run in the eighth, as Kaplan singled to plate Jacob Burns (Gilbert, Ariz./Campo Verde), giving Coe a 4-0 lead. Luther scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth, but left the bases loaded for the Kohawk victory.
Brierton, Kaplan and Alvarado led the Kohawks with two hits apiece. Alvarado also drove in a pair of runs for the Kohawks. Ben Jacobson (Ottosen, Iowa/Humboldt) improved to 2-1 on the mound, as he tossed seven shutout innings. Jacobson struck out four and gave up four hits without allowing a walk. Andrew Schmit (Ames, Iowa/Ames) gave up two earned runs on three hits in 1.1 innings pitch, while also striking out a pair. Lucas Robbins (Manteno, Ill./Manteno) picked up his third save of the season, as he got the final two outs.
The Kohawks (10-4, 3-1 IIAC) return to action on Saturday against Luther (8-7, 1-3 IIAC). First pitch is scheduled for 12 p.m. in Decorah. A link to live video and stats is available at CoeAthletics.com.