Ashland, Va.– The St. Mary’s College of Maryland baseball team stepped out of Capital Athletic Conference play Thursday afternoon, traveling south to face No. 3 Randolph-Macon College. St. Mary’s (10-17) dropped a 14-3 non-conference decision to Randolph-Macon (27-4-1) as the Seahawks were limited to seven hits.

How It Happened

  • Randolph-Macon jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning as both runs scored onJoseph Tuzzolo’ssingle to right field.
  • The Seahawks answered with two of their own in the top of the second as junior outfielderDakota Merritt‘s(Lexington Park, Md./Great Mills) brought in both senior catcherSean Goodie(Rising Sun, Md./Rising Sun), who hit a leadoff single, and junior infielderMatt Ansaldi(Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron), who knocked in a single in the sixth spot.
  • R-MC then scored eight unanswered runs to take a 10-2 lead after six innings of play.
  • St. Mary’s notched its third and final run of the game in the seventh asAnsaldicracked a leadoff triple to centerfield and then came home on first-yearConnor Coursey‘s(Silver Spring, Md./Good Counsel) sacrifice fly to leftfield.
  • The Yellow Jackets tacked on four more in their half of the seventh, scoring runs on a fielder’s choice, aJeff Butlersingle, and another two-run single byTuzzolo.

Game Stats

  • Hits:St. Mary’s 7, Randolph-Macon 16
  • Errors:St. Mary’s 0, Randolph-Macon 0
  • Left on Base:St. Mary’s 3, Randolph-Macon 8

St. Mary’s Offensive Leaders

Randolph-Macon Offensive Leaders

  • Cole Migliorini:4-for-4, 4 runs scored, 4 RBI, 1 walk, 1 triple, 1 home run, 1 stolen base
  • Joseph Tuzzolo:3-for-5, 5 RBI, 1 stolen base
  • Zach Evans:2-for-2, 2 runs scored, 2 walks, 1 double, 1 triple
  • Rick Spiers:2-for-4, 1 run scored, 1 RBI, 1 walk, 1 double

St. Mary’s Pitching

  • Griffin Honse:2.0 IP, 4 hits, 5 earned runs, 1 walk, 1 strikeout (L, 0-2)
  • Jackson Edelman:1.0 IP, 1 hit, 1 earned run, 0 walks, 0 strikeouts
  • Will Spanoghe:1.0 IP, 3 hits, 4 earned runs, 2 walks, 1 strikeout
  • Tim Hand:1.0 IP, 1 hit, 0 earned runs, 0 walks, 1 strikeout
  • Jay Hammett:1.0 IP, 1 hit, 0 earned runs, 0 walks, 0 strikeouts
  • Matt Ansaldi:1.0 IP, 4 hits, 4 earned runs, 2 walks, 0 strikeouts
  • Bennett Garner:1.0 IP, 2 hits, 0 earned runs, 1 walk, 0 strikeout
Coach Bernie Stratchko

Randolph-Macon Pitching

  • Michael Zubovich:5.0 IP, 5 hits, 2 earned runs, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts (W, 2-0)
  • Mike Gallagher:1.0 IP, 1 hit, 0 earned runs, 0 walks, 0 strikeouts
  • Daniel Lachance:1.0 IP, 1 hit, 1 earned run, 0 walks, 0 strikeouts
  • Cullen Moore:1.0 IP, 0 hits, 0 earned runs, 0 walks, 0 strikeouts
  • Patrick Solomita:0.2 IP, 0 hits, 0 earned runs, 0 walks, 1 strikeout
  • Tyler Dunn:0.1 IP, 0 hits, 0 earned runs, 0 walks, 0 strikeouts

Inside the Box Score

  • Ansaldinotched his second career triple.
  • First-year RHPGriffin Honse(Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) dropped to 0-2 in his fifth start of the season asHonsefaced 13 batters, scattered four hits, and gave up five earned runs with one walk and one strikeout.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Apr. 28 vs. Frostburg State University (19-11, 6-8 CAC) – Senior Day – Hawk’s Nest – 12:00 p.m. – CAC doubleheader

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