Wisconsin-Oshkosh 6, Wesleyan 2
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) _ Jarrod Washburn pitched a complete game and Jeff Zappa hit a first-inning homer Tuesday, sending Wisconsin-Oshkosh past Wesleyan 6-2 for the Titans’ second NCAA Division III baseball championship.
Wisconsin-Oshkosh (41-4) last won the double-elimination tournament in 1985. This was the fourth time in eight years the Titans advanced to the championship game.
Wisconsin-Oshkosh led 4-0 after three innings. Zappa homered, Aaron Richartz had an RBI double and Craig Pautz hit a two-run single. Pautz drove in another run in the ninth.
Wesleyan (30-8) scored twice in the ninth. Chris Stenwall had an RBI double and Jon Churchill a run-scoring single.
Washburn improved to 6-1. Loser Greg Suchon (4-3) pitched six innings.