WICHITA, Kan.- The Wichita State baseball team fell, 7-2, in the second game of a three-game set to the Missouri State Bears on Saturday afternoon at Eck Stadium.
Tobin Mateychick took his first loss of the season for the Shockers, pitching 3.1 innings, allowing five runs on five hits, and striking out one.
Dayne Parker went 1-for-4 at the plate with an RBI.
The Shockers got the first run of the game on a groundout by Casey Gillaspie that scored Don Lambert. In the next at-bat, Dayne Parker hit a single to right field to score Johnny Coy and put the Shocks up 2-0 after the first inning.
Missouri State took the lead in the third inning. Dylan Becker hit a two-run homerun over the center field wall that tied the game at two. Later in the inning, Brent Seifert hit a triple that scored Kevin Medrano and put the Bears up, 3-2.
The Bears added three unearned runs in the fourth. Keenen Maddox scored on an Eric Cheray flyout, then Spiker Helms doubled to center field to plate Dylan Becker and Trey Massenburg to put Missouri State up, 6-2.
Missouri State added one more in the fifth on a sacrifice fly by Luke Voit.
The Shockers and Bears will play the final game of the series on Sunday at Eck Stadium. First pitch is set for 1 p.m.