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Bucs drop A-Sun series against Ospreys

staff report • Mar 31, 2013 at 7:31 AM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — North Florida put on a hitting clinic against East Tennessee State, batting .438 to win the Atlantic Sun Conference baseball series, including an 11-4 victory in the final game on Saturday. The Ospreys, the top offensive team in the conference with a .318 batting average going into Saturday’s contest, broke open a 2-2 game with six runs in the fourth inning. Drew Weeks went 4-for-5, hitting for the cycle and knocking in five runs for North Florida (20-10, 4-2). Corey Bass was 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs and Donnie Dewees finished 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles. The Ospreys outscored ETSU 31-15 and compiled 53 hits over the series. Clinton Freeman, Tyler Roach and Chris Riopedre had two hits each for ETSU (14-10, 4-5). Andrew Green added a solo homer. Freeman (4-1) started on the mound and suffered his first loss after allowing eight runs on 11 hits in three innings of work. The Bucs return home to Thomas Stadium for non-conference games against Radford (14-11) on Monday and Tennessee Tech (21-7) on Tuesday.

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