Molin started and worked six shutout innings in a 3-0 victory over No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater. Molin and two relievers ended the Warhawks' streak of 57 games without being shutout. The lefty walked two and struck out three and scattered three hits. Molin worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the second inning with two strikeouts. In two appearances this season, the Cottage Grove, Minn., native has not allowed a run in 10 innings. In his last seven starts datung back to 2017, Molin is 4-0 with an 0.82 ERA and 47 strikeouts and six walks in 43.2 innings.
Hart homered in three consecutive games, including an early two-run homer in a 3-0 win over No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater. In a 3-1 week for the Tommies, the Delano, Minn., native drove in nine runs and reached base nine times with a single, three walks, two doubles and three HRs. He finished with a .429 batting average, a .529 on-base percentage and a 1.21 slugging percentage. He also had a three-run homer in a 6-1 defeat of UW-Stevens Point. The Tommies are 8-0 in games on Hart's career when he has hit a home run. Hart has 78 hits, 46 walks and 70 RBI in 89 career games.
St. Thomas (5-7) is rebounding from a 1-6 start with wins in four of its last five games. The Tommies are scheduled to have three doubleheaders this week, including conference and home-field openers, but the snow and cold temperatures in the forecast could postpone some or all of those games until at least the weekend.