Big fourth inning pushes Cornell past Vikings

Andrew Lauber was one of two Vikings to hit a homer on Sunday against Cornell.
Andrew Lauber was one of two Vikings to hit a homer on Sunday against Cornell.

GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Cornell College men's baseball team scored five times in the fourth inning Sunday and went on to a 9-3 Midwest Conference win over Lawrence University at Galesburg High School.

The game was part of the Midwest Conference Crossover Tournament.

The Vikings handed out five walks in the fourth inning, and Keenan Bryant hit a two-run homer in the frame for the Rams (12-15, 6-6 MWC). Bryant finished the day 2-for-5 and was one of three Cornell players with two hits.

Tyler Lederhos allowed one run and four hits over six innings to pick up the win. Brad Olson gave up five runs in 3.2 innings and took the loss for Lawrence (10-12, 3-2).

Mike Brady was 2-for-4 for the Vikings, and Travis Weber and Andrew Lauber both hit solo homers for Lawrence.