APRIL 29, 2007
KING'S BASEBALL SWEEPS PSU BERKS TO SET
SINGLE-SEASON VICTORY RECORD
-- The King's College baseball team broke the single-season victory
record with a doubleheader sweep of Penn State Berks Sunday in
King's won the first game 6-1 before taking the nightcap 21-0.
With the sweep, the Monarchs improved to 26-9 on the year,
surpassing the previous school mark of 25 wins set last season.
In the opener, Dan Jenkins tossed a seven-inning complete-game four
hitter while striking out four batters. Gracjan Kraszweski led the
way by going 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI. Pat McGlynn was
2-for-4 with three RBI while Josh Faust was also 2-for-4 with one
RBI. Mike Venarchick was 2-for-4 with one runs scored while Jon
Venarchick was 1-for-2 with a run.
In the nightcap, Josh Faust went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI.
Jon Venarchick was 3-for-4 with two RBI while Mike Venarchick
finished 3-for-4 with three runs scored. Jeremy Faust was 2-for-3
with two RBI and two runs scored while McGlynn added two hits and
two runs. Freshman pitcher Eric Matula improved to 6-0 on the
year, allowing four hits in five innings while striking out six
It marked the fourth straight year King's senior class has broken
the school record for wins. The Monarch seniors won 19 games in
2004, then 24 in 2005. A year ago the team went 25-16 while
winning the Freedom Conference title and securing the program's
first Division III national tournament berth.
Those seniors include Vince Budzyn, Caleb Calarco, Jeremy and Josh
Faust, Mike Venarchick, and Paul Giovannoli.
King's will return to action Monday when the Monarchs visit College
Misericordia at 3:30 -pm. in Dallas