Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pa.
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Mike Morris
Morris capped the scoring by leading off the eighth inning with his second career home run.
Senior Joshua Carter and two relievers combined on a four-hitter and every player in the starting lineup had at least one hit as the Muhlenberg baseball team shut out Concordia (Mich.), 14-0, in Homestead, Fla.

Carter struck out eight, allowed three hits and walked only one to improve to 2-1 on the season. The Cardinals got only two runners past first base against Carter and freshmen Peter Lankarge and David Maffei.

The offense, which has been no-hit once and one-hit once already this season, erupted for season highs in runs and hits (14), scoring three runs in each of four innings. The final score nearly matched last year’s 15-0 whitewash of Washington, which was the Mules’ biggest shutout win since 1986.

The top two hitters in the Muhlenberg (5-5) lineup, juniors Justin Graf and Justin Rubenstein, each went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and two stolen bases. Junior Ben Carr drove in the first two runs with a first-inning single and added another RBI single in the sixth. Senior Mike Morris blasted his first home run of the season in the eighth.

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