MOUNT ST. MARY'S 5-12 (1-1 NEC) at BRYANT 9-12 (1-2 NEC)
Friday, March 30
Providence, R.I. | Brown University Baseball Field
Saturday, March 31
Smithfield, R.I. | Conaty Park
Friday, March 30 – 2:30 PM
Saturday, March 31 – Game 1: 12:00 PM | Game 2: 3:30 PM
Mount St. Mary's and Bryant will play a three game series this weekend. The first game will be held at Brown University on Friday at 2:30 PM. The second and third games are scheduled to be held at Bryant beginning at 12:00 PM on Saturday. If for some reason the field at Bryant is not playable on Saturday, the doubleheader will be played at Brown University.
The Mount baseball team split doubleheader action at Maryland-Eastern Shore on Tuesday afternoon. The Mountaineers edged the Hawks 4-3 in the first game and the Hawks got revenge by squeaking past the Mountaineers 2-1 in the second game.
Four shutout innings from pitcher, Jordan Geber, help the Mount edge Maryland-Eastern Shore 4-3 in the first game of the doubleheader. Andrew Malone and Randall Minogue recorded multi-hit games and stole one base each for the Mountaineers. Jared Urban plated two of Mount St. Mary's four runs off of a triple in the third inning. Geber (1-1) received the win for Mount St. Mary's pitching four innings, giving up no runs on just two hits while striking out six batters and Chris Levere (0-5) picked up the loss for the Hawks.
The Eastern Shore Hawks edged the Mount 2-1 in the second game of the doubleheader thanks to a complete game pitched by Caleb Walston. Urban and Minogue recorded two of the Mountaineers' three hits with each being a double. Urban scored the only run of the game for Mount St. Mary's and Michael Yetter pitched a complete game while only giving up two runs in the loss. Yetter (0-1) picked up the loss for the Mountaineers and Walston (1-0) received the win for Maryland-Eastern Shore. With the doubleheader split, the Mount moves to a 5-12 record and the Hawks tab a 4-21 record.
Batting Average (min 2 AB/GP): Thomas Savastio (.295), Randall Minogue (.286), Alex Kriss (.264)
Hits: Savastio (18), Kriss (14), Four tied with (12)
Runs: Kriss (11), Randall Minogue (10), Savastio (9)
RBI: Vaughn Parker II (15), Patrick Causa (12), Savastio and Minogue (7)
ERA (min 5.0 IP): Michael Kuypers (3.26), Trey McGough (4.03), Michael Collins (9.45)
Strikeouts: McGough (18), Michael Yetter and Jordan Geber (12), Michael Kuypers (10),
Redshirt freshman Ryan Ward broke a 3-3 tie with a two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning as the Bryant University baseball team defeated Brown University, 6-4, on Tuesday afternoon. Ward's two-run home run highlighted an afternoon in which he posted his 10th multi-hit game of the year, going 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored. Led by Ward, the Bulldogs had five players finish with multiple hits in the game. Bryant's bullpen did the rest as five relievers combined to allow just one run on three hits with two walks and nine strikeouts. The Bulldogs advance to 9-12 on the year with the win.
ALL-TIME SERIES WITH THE BULLDOGS
Mount St. Mary's and Bryant have met 32 times in series history with the Bulldogs holding a 30-2 advantage. Bryant is 16-0 on their home field including winning all four games of a four game series last year.
The Mountaineers travel to Coppin State for a mid-week matchup on Wednesday, April 4 at 3:00 PM.