March 27, 2010
WEST HARTFORD, CT - Senior pitcher Corey Corcoran (Norwich, CT) threw six shutout innings and left fielder Steve Tedesco threw the potential tying run out at the plate in the seventh inning to lead Sacred Heart to a 1-0 victory over Harvard in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon.
The game was scoreless until the sixth when the Pioneers caught a break. With two outs, Mike Drowne reached on a fly ball double that Harvard left fielder Samuel Franklin lost in the sun. Tedesco then hit a ball to third that should have been the final out but third baseman Jeff Reynolds threw the ball over his first baseman's head and Drowne scored from second.
Mike Korevec came on to relieve Corcoran in the seventh and quickly found himself in a jam. A bloop single to left by Brent Suter, a walk, followed by a bunt single by Reynolds loaded the bases with no one out.
Franklin then lined a ball to Tedesco who uncorked a throw to Jeff Heppner to nail Suter who tagged and tried to score. Tedesco's throw hit Heppner on the fly and Suter was out by ten feet. Korevec then got Tyler Albright to ground to short end the game.
Corcoran evened his record at 1-1. He struck two and walked three. Connor Hulse was the tough-luck loser for the Crimson and fell to 1-1.