News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – St. Mary’s College of Maryland baseball (5-6-1, 0-3 CAC) fell in game three of the series to the Penn State Harrisburg Lions (9-2-1, 3-0 CAC) on Sunday (Mar. 17) afternoon.

How It Happened

  • The Lions built a six run lead through three innings, until the Seahawks struck back with four unanswered runs in the next two innings.Dakota Merrittsmacked a RBI single and forced the opposing pitcher to throw a wild pitch in his next at-bat for the Seahawks’ two runs.Dan McCannkept the scoring going in the fourth inning when he grounded out to first, platingMerritt.Joey Brynerput the ball in play in the fifth inning, forcing an error for the Seahawks fourth run of the afternoon.
  • Trailing by two runs in the sixth inning, the Seahawks gave up 12 runs and trailed 14-4 heading into the final inning of action. In the ninth inning,Bowen Plaggeflied out to center field and advancedTyler Taitanohome. However, the Lions lead was too large to overcome.
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Connor Coursey ’21 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

Inside the Box Score

  • Jackson Edelmanstarted the game for the Seahawks on the mound, pitching five innings, while registering two strikeouts.Edelmanfell to 1-1 on the season and gave up five earned runs in his outing.
  • Plaggeled the Seahawks from the plate, finishing two-of-four with one RBI.PlaggeandBrynerhustled for a stolen base in the contest.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Mar. 23 vs. Christopher Newport – 12:00 p.m. (DH) | Hawk’s Nest

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