Baseball Loses Final Game in Tucson

The Illinois Tech Baseball team played its final game of the spring trip to Arizona on March 18, losing 8-1 to Macalester College.


  • Macalester: eight runs, nine hits, zero errors
  • Illinois Tech: one run, nine hits, five errors

How It Happened

  • Zachary Dickey hit a sacrifice fly to centerfield to bring in DJ Rybski, giving the Hawks a 1-0 lead in the top of the first. 
  • The Scots quickly answered in the bottom of the first, scoring four runs on four hits, with one man left on base.
  • Macalester put the game out of reach in the third, scoring four runs on three hits. The Hawks committed two errors in the frame.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Shortstop Tyler Tucker had the hot hand at the plate, going three-for-five.
  • Dickey had the only RBI for the Hawks, going one-for-three at the plate.
  • Kyle Bumpass pitched three innings; giving up eight hits, striking out four, and walking none.

Stats to Know

  • Hawks pitchers gave up only one walk, one less than the Scots who had two.
  • Illinois Tech left 11 players on base compared to seven for Macalester.
  • Both teams had nine hits.

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks will head home to play a doubleheader against Wisconsin Lutheran on Saturday, March 25 at Ed Glancy Field. The games are slated to begin at noon and 3 p.m. Live audio, video, and stats will be available. The live audio will be powered by Illinois Media School.