Brockport ends year with shutout of RIT

Courtesy of goBrockport.com

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The College at Brockport baseball team finished the 2019 season on the road on Tuesday. The Green and Gold took home a 4-0 victory over the Rochester Institute of Technology thanks to great pitching and timely hitting.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP – 

  • The Golden Eagles finish the year with a 16-20 overall record and 6-12 in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC)
  • The Tigers now have an overall mark of 19-14 on the season.

HOW IT HAPPENED – 

  • The Brockport offense put together four runs in the second inning, and it proved to be enough.
  • Reilly Workman kicked it off with a walk and then a couple batters later Matt O’Dair singled before reaching second on an error.
  • The error allowed Workman to cross home plate.
  • Cole Penders and Tom Kretzler each worked walks to load the bases.
  • Matteo Avallone doubled to right field and cleared the bases to give the team a 4-0 lead.
  • The pitching was strong, combining to toss a four-hit scoreless matchup.
  • Alex Brown started for the Golden Eagles and tossed 3.0 innings, giving up just three hits and striking out two.
  • Kyle Canvally was the first pitcher called out of the bullpen and shut down the opposition for 2.0 innings, getting all six batters faced out.
  • Stuart Martin and Ryan Greco then came together to toss 3.0 innings of one-hit baseball before Kretzler and Justin Valentino wrapped up the game.

KEY GAME STATISTICS – 

  • Penders finished the day batting 1-for-2, drawing two walks and scoring one run.
  • Kretzler similar went 1-for-2 with one runs scored and walked three times himself.
  • In total, Brockport walked 11 times.
  • Brown earned the win, while Valentino recorded the save.

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