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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Black team claimed the University of Iowa baseball team’s Black & Gold World Series with a 2-1 game two victory Thursday afternoon at Duane Banks Field.
The Gold team jumped out to a 1-0 lead on an Izaya Fullard single before the Black team grabbed the lead with via the long ball. Senior Luke Farley connected on a two-run homer in the fourth, plating freshman Brayden Frazier, who reached via a single.
Redshirt junior Kyle Shimp pitched 2 2/3 innings, which included striking out the side in the fourth. He allowed one hit and no runs in the outing. Senior Cole McDonald also had a clean line, striking out two over 2 2/3 innings.
The World Series marks the end of Iowa’s fall schedule. The Hawkeyes return to action Feb. 15, facing George Mason in their season opener at the Diamond 9 Sunshine State Classic Series in Kissimmee, Florida.