Pioneers Thump Quinnipiac, 19-1
Hamden, CT – Sophomore Keaton Flint (Charlton, NY) homered twice as the Pioneers crushed the Quinnipiac Bobcats 19-1 in the final game of a four game series. After losing the opener of the series, the Pioneers outscored QU 33-1 in the final three to win their second NEC series in a row. Sacred Heart improves to 8-4 this season in the Northeast Conference.
Junior Kody Kerski (Waterbury, CT) returned to the mound for the Pioneers after missing a couple starts due to an injury. The right-hander did not give up an earned run and allowed just four hits in eight innings of work, recording his second win of the year. Kerski leads the team with an ERA of 0.69 in 26.2 innings this season.
Flint led the way offensively for the Pioneers, launching two long balls en route to a 5 for 7 day at the plate with 6 RBI and 3 runs scored. The five hits and 6 RBI are both career highs for the sophomore. Flint led the game off with a homerun.
Senior Dave Boisture (Highland Mills, NY) stayed red hot, going 4 for 6 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored. Boisture had quite the week offensively, going 11-20 at the dish with five runs scored and three RBI in five games this week.
Reigning NEC Rookie of the Week Brian Lamboy (Manalapan, NJ) went three for four at the dish with an RBI and couple runs scored. Fellow freshmen Jesus Medina (New York, NY) and Jayson Sullivan (Charlton, NY) both had two hits a piece. SHU battered the Bobcats for 19 hits on the afternoon.
The Pioneers return home this week as they host the Hartford Hawks on Tuesday afternoon at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.