Wyatt Henseler and Penn Baseball
Senior third baseman Wyatt Henseler cemented his legacy in Ivy League baseball lore, achieving a historic milestone by surpassing the record for career home runs while proudly representing Pennsylvania in a doubleheader against USC Upstate on Saturday. 
 
Despite a stumbling start for the Quakers (2-4) in the opener, enduring a 14-4 defeat, they swiftly regrouped for the nightcap. Fuelled by an electrifying offensive surge, they amassed 11 runs, clinching a commanding six-run victory over the Spartans (5-5). 
 
Henseler's standout performance highlighted the day, as he launched two home runs, first tying the Ivy League record (34) in the initial game and then breaking it in the second with his 35th homer, surpassing Brown's Pete Greskoff's mark set in 2011. 
 
Meanwhile, freshman Nick Spaventa emerged as a standout at the plate, crafting a dream day with the bat. He went 2-for-4 in the first game and followed up with a stellar 4-for-5 performance in the second, tallying four RBIs. Spaventa's remarkable display culminated in a 6-for-9 (.667) day at the plate, accompanied by two home runs and four RBIs. 
 
On the pitching front, Ryan Dromboski faced challenges in the opener, surrendering 10 runs on eight hits across two innings. This performance marked a struggle for Dromboski, who has now conceded 12 runs over his first two starts of the season. However, Carson Ozmer provided a bright spot in relief during Game 2, securing the win with two scoreless innings on the mound. 
 
The two clubs will close out their series on Sunday. 
 
Elsewhere, Saint Joseph's put up a valiant effort in a thrilling ninth-inning rally but ultimately fell short to Bucknell In Lewisburg, 16-14. 
 
Will McCausland pitched for four innings, conceding five earned runs on five hits and taking the loss. 
 
Conlan Wall stood out with an impressive five RBIs for the Hawks, while Tim Dickinson had a strong performance, finishing 2-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored. 
 
Owen Petrich also contributed with three hits. Looking ahead, both teams are gearing up for a rematch in a doubleheader at Smithson Field on Sunday. 
 
In other local action 
Loyola Marymount scored the first six runs of the game before Villanova got on the board in the eighth. Villanova's comeback would be short lived as the pitching for the Lions continued to dominate the game. AJ Hansen led the Wildcats at the plate with two hits. Rian Schwede took the loss as Villanova falls to 1-7 on the year.

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