Kulina, Dolphins Defeat Upstate

Kulina, Dolphins Defeat Upstate

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Jacksonville, Fla. – Jacksonville University starting pitcher Casey Kulina allowed six hits in a complete game performance as the Dolphins defeated USC Upstate by an 8-1 score for the second consecutive night at Sessions Stadium on Saturday.

Jacksonville improves to 29-21 overall and 13-4 in ASUN Conference play while Upstate drops to 22-28 and 5-12.

Scoring Breakdown

  • Bottom 1st – Sam Armstrong's single scored Scott Dubrule for a 1-0 Jacksonville lead.
  • Bottom 4th – Evan Fernandez led off the inning with a home run. Nathan Koslowski's double scored Dakota Julylia for a 3-0 Dolphin advantage.
  • Bottom 5th – Armstrong hit a two-run home run for a 5-0 Jacksonville lead.
  • Top 6thHunter Gilbert led off the inning with a single and scored on a Jake Bourke base hit.
  • Bottom 8th – Jacksonville scored two runs on a Koslowski double and another run thanks to a Dubrule single.

Notables

  • Bourke and J.J. Shimko each had two hits.
  • Koslowski had a game-high three hits and drove in three runs.
  • Armstrong, Fernandez, Julylia, Mike Cassala and Chris Lehane each had two hits.
  • Both teams left six runners on base.
  • Kulina (4-1) allowed one run on six hits with two walks and four strikeouts in 9.0 innings.
  • Kevin Hickey (3-7) took the loss, allowing three runs on eight hits with a walk and a strikeout in 3.2 innings.
  • The start of the game was delayed 45 minutes due to rain.

Up Next

  • The series concludes tomorrow at 1 p.m.

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