Butler baseball wins one, stays on road

The Butler baseball team will visit Appalachian State this weekend with a 1-2 record.

The Bulldogs dropped two games before winning 10-8 on the road against Georgia State Sunday.

Friday’s season opener resulted in a 12-7 loss, and Saturday the Bulldogs fell 17-9.

Senior second baseman Lucas Calderon led the way for the Bulldogs over the weekend, going 5-for-10 at the plate.

Calderon totaled three RBIs and one home run.

Senior first baseman Jimmy Risi added three RBIs and two home runs while sophomore shortstop Austin Miller collected four RBIs and a home run in just six plate appearances.

Butler travels to Boone, N.C., to face Appalachian State this weekend.

The Mountaineers beat North Carolina State in their season opener, but their next two games were canceled due to a winter storm.

Appalachian State defeated Canisius 13-6 Monday in its home opener.

The Mountaineers qualified for last year’s NCAA tournament as a   No. 3 seed in their regional.


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