News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – St. Mary’s College of Maryland baseball (8-20-2, 2-13-1 CAC) took on the visiting No. 12 Salisbury University Sea Gulls on Monday (Apr. 22) afternoon and were edged 3-1 in Capital Athletic Conference action.
How It Happened
- After a quick three innings of scoreless baseball, the Sea Gulls put the first run up on the board for a slim 1-0 advantage. Salisbury built their lead in the fifth inning, tacking on two more runs for a 3-0 advantage over the Seahawks.
- St. Mary’s College finally pushed across their first run of the game in the bottom of the eighth inning. Derek Taitano lined a RBI single to center field, scoring Dan McCann to trim the Sea Gull lead to two. The bottom of the ninth inning had a promising start for the Seahawks as Bowen Plagge singled for a leadoff runner. However, a strikeout and double play ended any chances of a comeback.
Inside the Box Score
- Plagge led the Seahawks from the plate with two hits in four trips to the plate. D. Taitano, Andy Collins, and Tyler Taitanorecorded one hit each.
- Dillon Waters started the game on the mound and was charged with the loss. However, D. Waters threw seven innings, allowing just three earned runs and striking out seven batters. Mark Smith and Plagge pitched in relief and held the Sea Gulls scoreless.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Apr. 23 vs. Salisbury – 12:00 p.m. (DH) | Hawk’s Nest