ORU sweeps doubleheader

Sunday, May 18th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Dennis Bigley homered in the first game and hit a grand slam in the nightcap as Oral Roberts swept a doubleheader from Western Illinois 4-to-3 and 11-to-3 in Mid-Continent Conference play.

Bigley also picked up the win on the mound in the second game.

Casey Ferber suffered the loss for the Leathernecks.

In the first game, Western Illinois took a 1-to-nothing lead in the first inning, but the Golden Eagles answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

The Golden Eagles scored two more in the fourth.

The Leathernecks broke through for two runs in the seventh, to end it 4-to-3.

The four-game series concludes today at noon with a doubleheader.