2021 Avista NAIA World Series

Arevalo goes the distance in Seahawks win

Game Recap

Keiser (Fla.)

VS

8 - 3

Oklahoma Wesleyan

Keiser (Fla.) vs Oklahoma Wesleyan

FINAL SCORE

No. 8 Keiser (Fla.) def. No. 4 Oklahoma Wesleyan 8-3 | Box Score

Keiser advances to play the loser of No. 2 Central Methodist (Mo.) vs. No. 7 IU Southeast (Ind.) on Monday at 11:30 a.m. PT

Oklahoma Wesleyan has been eliminated from play

GAME NOTES/HIGHLIGHTS

  • Keiser had a fast start on Saturday with a three-run first inning.
  • Ben McConnell and Erik Owen both singled and scored before Zach Mazur lined an RBI double down the left field line to complete the scoring in the opening frame.
  • The Seahawks plated another two in the fourth on a bases-loaded walk and a fielder’s choice to make it 5-0.
  • Down 6-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth, Oklahoma Wesleyan got on the scoreboard thanks to Sam Delgado’s 12th home run of the year to make it 6-1.
  • Both teams traded two-run blows in the sixth.
  • Pablo Arevalo went the distance, the first pitcher to toss a complete game in the 2021 Avista NAIA World Series. The senior allowed three runs on eight hits to earn his 10th win of the season.
  • Arevalo is one of the top-ranked pitchers in the nation in ERA this season. Entering the game, he was ranked No. 2 overall in the NAIA in that category.
  • As a team, Keiser hit .341 in the game.
  • Saturday’s win was the second all-time for Keiser in World Series history.
  • Keiser’s game time was adjusted to 11:30 a.m. PT due to the rule that a team may not play in three consecutive games that begin at 8:30 a.m. PT.

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