March 16, 2014

Mount Baseball Takes Both Games of Twinbill to Complete Four-Game Sweep of NYIT

Emmitsburg, Md. (March 16, 2014)--Mount St. Mary's swept a twinbill against visiting NYIT on Sunday afternoon at E.T. Straw Family Stadium on campus.  The Mount won the opening game, 13-4, before taking game two by the score of 7-0.  The Mount swept the four-game series to move to 6-5 on the season.

In the opener, the Mount scored eight times in the bottom of the fifth inning to break open a close game.  Ryan Owens had an RBI single in the first and the Mount added an unearned run in the second for a 2-0 lead.

After NYIT cut the lead in half with a run in the third, the Mount sealed the win with an eight-run fifth inning.  Tyaler Post had an RBI single, Andrew Frazier added a two-run hit, and Andrew Clow also had an RBI single in the frame.

The Mount scored three more times in the sixth while NYIT (0-11) score three in the seventh to make the final score 13-4.

Karl Lamont tossed a complete game, striking out seven with four runs allowed to pick up the victory.

Vince Molesky tossed a two-hit shutout for the Mount in the 7-0 win in game two.  Molesky struck out nine while earning his first win of the season.

Zack Hostetter scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the second to give the Mount a 1-0 lead.  Brandon Scott's RBI single in the fifth extended the lead to 2-0.

The Mount sealed the win with five runs in the sixth.  Clow had a two-run single to highlight the frame.

Clow went 1-for-3 with two RBI for the Mount in the win while Scott was 1-for-2 with two RBI.

The Mountaineers return to action on Wednesday, March 19, with a 3:30 p.m. home game against Bucknell.