Shockers eliminate Creighton

Missouri Valley Conference (KSN File Photo)
Missouri Valley Conference (KSN File Photo)

NORMAL, Illinois – – The Wichita State Shockers weathered out a nearly three-hour rain delay to defeat the Creighton Bluejays in the Missouri Valley Conference baseball tournament.

A. J. Ladwig pitched a first complete game of his career allowing four runs on 10 hits. Ladwig did not walk a batter and struck out a career eight Bluejay batters.

Casey Gillaspie homered going 2-for-2 with three runs batted in while Johnny Coy added a homer with two RBI in a 3-for-5 performance at the plate.

The Shockers will play another elimination game Thursday morning at 9 a.m. against Southern Illinois. The loss eliminated Creighton in its final team event in the Missouri Valley Conference. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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