Baseball falls 9-7 at Kent State in series opener


Sophomore infielder Jason Sullivan attempts a tag against Western Michigan University on April 14 at Theunissen Stadium. 

After a come from behind victory at Oakland on Wednesday, the Central Michigan baseball team traveled to Kent, Ohio Friday to take on the Golden Flashes for the first of a three-game series. 

KSU defeated CMU, 9-7 in the series opener behind a 2-run error in the seventh inning that gave the Golden Flashes the lead. 

The Chippewas fall to 22-19 on the season and 10-3 in the Mid-American Conference. 

Sophomore right-hander Dazon Cole got the start for Central Michigan and pitched six innings, surrendering seven runs (five earned) on seven hits. 

Senior Jordan Grosejan pitched the final two innings and allowed two runs on two hits. 

Senior Robert Greenman and junior Daniel Jipping each had two RBIs on one hit. 

Game two starts Saturday at 4 p.m. Freshman Tyler Hankins will get the start.