News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. – St. Mary’s College of Maryland baseball (4-3-1) fell to the Rochester Institute of Technology (1-2) 12-7 on Sunday (Mar. 3) morning and played to a 5-5 tie against Hampden-Sydney (4-3-1) on Sunday (Mar. 3) afternoon. The game against Hampden-Syndey reached 11 innings before being suspended due to darkness.
How It Happened (Hampden-Sydney)
- Trailing 1-0 in the fourth inning, the Seahawks started to get the bats going with a total of three runs between the fourth and fifth innings.Connor Courseysmacked a two RBI double into left center to bring homeDerek TaitanoandJay Hammett. Next,Hammetttook matters into his own hands, blasting a solo home run to left field for the 3-1 lead.Hammett’shome run was his second of the season, which leads the team.
- The Tigers answered in the sixth inning with three runs to regain the lead, 4-3. However, the Seahawks took the lead once again in the eighth with two runs of their own.D. Taitanostarted the short scoring burst when he lined a RBI single into left field.Dakota Merrittfollowed by placing a RBI single down the left field line. Hampden-Sydney evened the score at five a piece in the bottom of the ninth to bring the game into extra innings. The Seahawks and Tigers remained tied in the 11th inning until the game was suspended due to darkness.
Inside the Box Score
- Hammett,Dillon Waters, andD. Taitanoled the Seahawks from the plate with two hits each.Courseypaced the Seahawks with two RBI, whileSam James,Bowen Plagge,Brady Waters, andMerrittdrew a walk. Additionally,Plaggestole a bag on the base paths.
- Jackson Edelmanhad his second consecutive strong start on the mound, pitching eight innings, while allowing just two earned runs.Edelmanrecorded two strikeouts on the afternoon.D. WatersandJonathan Everidgealso tallied one strikeout a piece while pitching in relief.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Mar. 5 vs. Wesley – 3:30 p.m. | The Hawk’s Nest