In the final game of the first round of the 2012 MAC Baseball tournament, the Miami (Ohio) Red Hawks will advance after beating the Toledo Rockets on Wednesday evening, 5-0.
Miami's Shawn Marquardt twirled a gem in the final game of the day, going the distance for a five-hit shutout while striking out two, walking none and facing only four over the minimum. Marquardt needed only 105 pitches to do his work, throwing 66 of those for strikes
Miami's offense banged out 11 hits to support Marquardt. Third baseman Dan Walsh had three and first baseman Kevin Bower added two. Only one starter was held hitless for the Red Hawks.
The Red Hawks will now play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. ET.