Notre Dame baseball: Irish clip Crusaders

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Notre Dame’s Nick McCarty scattered three hits and allowed one run with five strikeouts for his first win Wednesady in a 4-1 victory over Valparaiso at Fourt Winds Field.

McCarty is 1-5.

Third baseman Kyle Fiala led the Irish (9-14) with three hits. Left fielder Zak Kutsulis and catcher Ryan Lidge each had two hits for Notre Dame.

Third baseman Michael Morman led the Crusaders (9-10) with two hits.

NOTRE DAME 4, VALPARAISO 1

At Four Winds Field

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Notre Dame20000110x — 4 10 1

Nick McCarty (W, 1-5), Cristian Torres (S, 2); Ellis Foreman (L, 1-1).

2B: Kyle Schneider (V); Zak Kutsulis (ND).