The baseball team had a split doubleheader against Western Oregon University on Feb. 16 at home.
The first game was taken by Linfield after 4 innings of back and forth strikes, but at the fifth inning the ’Cats took the lead by five runs. Sophomore Finn McMichael scored the first run after Senior Jake Wylie sent it right down the middle of the field.
At the end of the seventh inning Sophomore Eric Lawson got another run for Linfield. There were then two more hitless innings to seal up a win for Linfield ending 6-0.
The second game went to the Wolves after five more scoreless innings the ’Cats couldn’t hold off Western Oregon any more giving them four runs in two innings. In the finally inning the Wolves got another run and on the Wildcats last rally for a point they got shutout by the pitcher.
Linfield will play three games at home during Father’s Weekend, Feb. 21-23 facing off against Corban University, St. Martin’s College and Oregon Tech University.
Stephanie Hofmann/Sports editor