Caltech baseball needed a standout performance from starting pitcher Jonah Krop and that's exactly what they got when the Beavers hosted Saint Katherines College in the first of a three-game weekend series on Friday afternoon.
Sophomore Mark Burleson smacked two home runs on consecutive days and junior Chris McCarren went a perfect 5-for-5 on Friday as Caltech baseball dropped a tightly contested series to Occidental College this weekend.
With its largest and deepest roster in years, a full four classes of contributing, high-level talent and an insatiable desire to string together a series of wins, Caltech baseball enters 2017 with the confidence that they will finally claim what in recent years have proven to be some elusive games.
PASADENA, Calif. – Freshman Mark Burleson (Ladera Ranch, Calif. / Tesoro) tied the Caltech baseball single-season program record for doubles as the Beavers concluded the 2016 season in SCIAC Pool Play against No. 23 Cal Lutheran University on Wednesday, No. 8 Occidental College on Sunday and Whittier College on Tuesday.
CLAREMONT, Calif. – Sophomore Garrett Levine (Columbus, Ohio / Columbus Acad.) became only the third Beaver since 2008 to hit two home runs in one season as Caltech baseball dropped its final SCIAC series to Pomona-Pitzer Colleges this past weekend.