The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

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April 11, 2014

UPJ sweeps IUP in doubleheader

JOHNSTOWN — Derek Younker and John Fees each tossed complete games to lead Pitt-Johnstown to 2-0 and 5-1 PSAC Western Division doubleheader wins over the Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Friday afternoon at Point Stadium.

UPJ improved to 13-19, 8-8 in conference-play.

In Game 1, the Mountain Cats loaded the bases with nobody out in the fifth and were able to scratch out the game’s only two runs.

Ernesto Rizzitano’s single brought Matt McMillen home from third.

Then, Jake Stern walked with one out to force Brett Marabito home.

Younker threw a complete-game shutout to improve to 5-3, scattering six hits without a walk.

In Game 2, the Mountain Cats broke open a one-run game with three runs in the bottom of the sixth to complete the sweep.

Marabito tripled and singled, and Stern added a pair of hits for UPJ.

IUP fell to 12-17 overall, 6-10 in the PSAC West.

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