HICKORY, N.C. – Richard DeLaCruz recorded three hits as the Belmont Abbey baseball team played the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears Wednesday. The Crusaders are now 12-18 on the season as Lenoir-Rhyne improves to 12-16 with their 12-8 win.
DeLaCruz went 3-for-4 with three runs scored.
Mason Dodd had a multi-hit game blasting his 13th home run of the year.
Joe Cooney struck out three in 2.1 innings of relief.
The Crusaders will host Southern Wesleyan for a weekend series with the first game Friday night at 6 PM.