Mount Baseball Travels To Fairleigh Dickinson For A Northeast Conference Matchup This Weekend

Mount Baseball Travels To Fairleigh Dickinson For A Northeast Conference Matchup This Weekend

MOUNT ST. MARY'S 11-120 (5-4 NEC) at FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON 4-24-1 (2-7 NEC)
Friday, April 12
Teaneck, N.J. | Naimoli Family Baseball Complex

Friday, April 12 – 3:00 PM
Saturday, April 13 – 1:00 PM
Sunday, April 14 – 1:00 PM

The Mount St. Mary's baseball team was downed 8-4 by Navy on Wednesday afternoon at E.T. Straw Family Stadium. Sophomore Thomas Savastio led the Mount offense on the day after he went 4-for-5 with two of the team's four RBI in the game, one run scored, and a double. 

Myles NicholsonPatrick Causa, and Thomas Bramley recorded multi-hit days with three hits each for the Mountaineers. Savastio, Nicholson, Causa, and Bramley combined for 13 of the team's 15 hits on the day. Bramley and Trevor Leamer tabbed the only other runs batted in for Mount St. Mary's in the loss. Nicholson stole two more bases today and now has a team leading 33 bases stolen on the season so far. Noah KirklandBrenden Kennedy, and Dennis Snyder combined to pitch four shutout innings for the Mount while they did not allow a hit and struck out four batters.

Batting Average (min 2 AB/GP): Myles Nicholson (.398), Patrick Causa (.383), Ryan Fisher (.338)
Hits: Nicholson (43), Causa (41), Alex Kriss (32), Zack Costello (26), Thomas Savastio (24)
Runs: Nicholson (30), Causa (29), Kriss (22), Costello (20), Savastio (17)
HR: Causa (7), Costello (4), Pat Daly (3), Kriss (3), Savastio (3), Fisher (2), Trevor Leamer (2)
RBI: Kriss (32), Causa (25), Costello (17), Leamer (15), Savastio (14), Nicholson (13)
SB: Nicholson (31), Causa (6), Fisher (5), Savastio (5), CJ Kozorosky (2)
ERA (min 15.0 IP): Noah Smith (1.72), Michael Kuypers (2.86), Trey McGough (4.61)
IP: McGough (41.0), Kuypers (34.2), Jordan Geber (31.2), Smith (31.1)
Strikeouts: McGough (37), Geber (36), Kuypers (23), Smith (16)

The Fairleigh Dickinson baseball team dropped a non-conference tilt at Lehigh 8-3 on Wednesday afternoon. The Knights (4-24-1), who led 1-0, were limited to five hits in the game by Lehigh (14-18) pitchers Mason Black and Matt Stamford. Black earned the win tossing six innings with one unearned run allowed to go along with five strikeouts and three walks, while Stamford pitched the final three frames to earn his first save of the season.

In the loss, freshman catcher George Rosales knocked in a run and finished 1-for-3 with two runs scored and a walk. Sophomore Peter Theodorellis (0-1) started for the Burgundy and Blue and lasted 3.2 innings allowing three hits and four earned runs, while walking two and striking out four.

The Mountaineers own a 54-48 record in the all-time series with Fairleigh Dickinson, but the Knights hold a 26-19 mark on their home field. Earlier this year, the Mount won the three game series two-to-one against Fairleigh Dickinson in Emmitsburg. Last season, Mount St. Mary's won three out of the four meetings between the two teams.

The Mountaineers travel to Coppin State for a mid-week non-conference matchup on Tuesday, April 16 at 3 PM before the Mount returns home for a seven game home stretch.