Baseball Splits Doubleheader at Mount St. Mary's

Baseball Splits Doubleheader at Mount St. Mary's

EMMITSBURG, MD. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team split its doubleheader contests on the road against Mount St. Mary's Friday, winning game one 7-4 and dropping game two 12-9. The Pioneers moved to 17-29-1 on the season and 9-11 in the NEC, while the Mountaineers moved to 15-33 and 8-15 in NEC-play.

John Cerretani got the win after giving up one run on four hits, while striking out three in 3.1 innings of relief in game one. Elijah Brown and Anthony Porrino led the charge in the game one win, as the duo combined to go 3-for-8 with two homers and four RBI's.

SCORES

Game 1: SHU 7 // MSM 4

Game 2: MSM 12 // SHU 9

RECORDS

Sacred Heart (17-29-1, 9-11 NEC)

Mount St. Mary's (15-33, 8-15 NEC)

GAME 1 NOTES (SHU 7, MSM 4):

  • Ryan LaMay got the start and took the no-decision after surrendering three runs on five hits and striking out four in 5.2 innings of work

  • John Cerretani got the win after giving up one run on four hits, while striking out three in 3.1 innings of relief

  • Elijah Brown went 1-for-3 with a homer and two RBI's

  • Anthony Porrino went 2-for-5 with a homer and two RBI's

  • Alex Perry, Jake Frasca and Justin Jordan drove in a run apiece in the win

  • The Pioneers struck first after Perry dropped a sac-bunt to score Jordan from first to give SHU a 1-0 lead in the third

  • Mount St. Mary's tied the contest at 1-1 with a solo homer in the fourth

  • Jordan gave SHU a 2-1 lead in the fifth with an RBI single

  • Brown made it 3-1 with a sac-fly to score Jordan in the fifth

  • The Mountaineers tied the contest after scoring twice in the sixth to tie the contest at 3-3

  • Mount St. Mary's added another run in the seventh to take a 4-3 lead

  • Brown led the eighth inning off with a solo home run to tie the contest at 4-4

  • Porrino followed with a two-run homer to give SHU a 6-4 lead in the eighth

  • Frasca pushed the lead to 7-4 with an RBI single in the ninth

GAME 2 NOTES (MSM 12, SHU 9):

  • Baylor Sundahl got the start and took the loss after giving up seven runs on eight hits and striking out six in 4.2 innings of work

  • Austin Markmann went 3-for-5 with two homers and three RBI's

  • Elijah Brown went 2-for-5 with two RBI's

  • Anthony Porrino drove in two runs

  • Jake Frasca and Justin Jordan drove in a run apiece

  • With SHU trailing 1-0 in the third, Brown drilled an RBI single to right to tie the contest at 1-1

  • The Mountaineers added two runs in the third to take a 3-1 run

  • Jordan cut the deficit to 3-2 in the fourth with an RBI single

  • With the contest tied at 3-3, Mount scored seven total runs in the next two innings to hold a 10-3 lead

  • SHU cut the deficit to 10-5 after Markmann hit a two-run homer

  • The Pioneers added three runs in the eighth to trim the deficit to 10-8, before Mount St. Mary's answered with two runs of its own in the bottom of the inning

  • The Pioneers made it 12-9 after Markmann hit a solo shot in the ninth

UPCOMING GAMES

The Pioneers will be back in action on Saturday, May 11, when SHU travels to take on Mount St. Mary's at 4 p.m.