Brockport falls twice to Bard

Courtesy of goBrockport.com

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – The College at Brockport baseball team travelled to Bard College on Sunday for a double header. The Golden Eagles came up on the wrong end of both game unfortunately, losing game one by a score of 4-3, before dropping game two 10-5.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP – 

  • The Green and Gold move to 3-3 on the year
  • The Raptors opened their year with a mark of 2-0

HOW IT HAPPENED – 

Game One: Brockport 3 – Bard 4 (7 inn.) 

  • The Golden Eagles fell behind in the third inning, 2-0, but quickly answered in the top of the fourth
  • Anthony Eaton singled through the left side to score Tom Kretzler and cut the deficit to 2-1
  • The Raptors scored two more runs in the sixth inning to jump ahead 4-1
  • The Green and Gold mounted a comeback in the top of the seventh loading the bases on walks by Charlie SerinoLou Miceli and a walk by Kretzler
  • A sacrifice fly by Ryan Voight brought the score to 4-2
  • One batter later, Eaton singled to left field to score Kretzler again and cutting the deficit to 4-3
  • Brockport stranded the tying run on second as they fell 4-3

Game Two: Brockport 5 – Bard 10 (7 inn.) 

  • Aaron Cook go the scoring started with a single to center field that scored Ryan Mansell and Eaton to bring the score to 2-0
  • In the third inning, Miceli scored on a wild pitch that grew the advantage to 3-0
  • The lead disappeared in the bottom of the third as the opposition knocked in six runs
  • Serino was able to get the team back on the scoreboard with a base hit up the middle that scored Mansell and cut the deficit to 8-4
  • The final score for the Golden Eagles came in the seventh inning when Matt Van Allen hit a sacrifice fly to right field that was far enough to bring in Liam O’Leary

KEY STATISTICS – 

  • Trevor McCarthy recorded his first loss of the season, going 5.0 innings and surrendering two earned runs on seven hits and striking out one in 72 pitches
  • In game one Eaton finished 3-for-4 with two RBI
  • Miceli and Mansell combined to go 4-for-6 with a double, three runs scores and two walks in game two
  • Between both games Brockport left 19 batters on base

UP NEXT – 

The Golden Eagles will travel to Hartford, Conn. on Sunday, March 10 when they battle the no. 11 ranked University of Southern Maine at 10 a.m. and Trinity College at 1 p.m.

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