The 2009 Union Knights Baseball team opened its season with a 16-1 rain-soaked win over Independence. Jake Reiter led the way with three hits including a homer. Ryan DeSousa had three RBI's while Matt Feuerbach and Matt Prestemon each had two hits. Matt Feuerbach pitched the four inning win striking out six and allowing two hits.
Union hosted East Marshall on May 28, and lost a 7-3 decision. Errors and walks plagued Union as they allowed six unearned runs. Matt Prestemon had three hits and Nate Bellmeyer had two doubles. Blake Clark took the loss on the mound for Union, now 1-1.