Mount St. Mary's Baseball Drops Pair Of Games at UMBC Sunday

Mount St. Mary's Baseball Drops Pair Of Games at UMBC Sunday

Baltimore, Md. (April 2, 2017) - Mount St. Mary's drops pair of games at UMBC on Sunday afternoon. The Mount dropped a 19-7 decision in the first game of the double header and 14-1 in the second game. 

GAME 1: UMBC 19, Mount 7

Post batted .800 (4-for-5) with three runs batted in while hitting a home run but Mount St. Mary's dropped the first game 19-7. Alex Kriss, Will Enrico, and Chris Wessels each collected multi-hit games to go along with Post in leading the Mount's offense.

UMBC jumped out to the early lead scoring one run in the bottom of the first inning on a sacrifice fly to right field that plated Andrew Casali. The Mountaineers got on the board in the top of the second on a groundout by Zach Hostetter that scored Post and that was followed by a RBI single by Wessels.

The Mount added two runs in the top of the fourth and three more in the top of the fifth inning off of a Post home run but the Retrievers added runs of their own in the bottom of the fourth, scoring one, and in the bottom of the fifth, scoring five, to tie the game at 7 apiece. 

With the game even again, UMBC went on to score 12 straight runs with four in the sixth, three in the seventh, and five in the eighth to take control of the game.

Jordan Lawson (0-3) picked up the loss in the decision for the Mount while Patrick Phillips (1-1) picked up the win for the Retrievers.

GAME 2: UMBC 14, Mount 1

Post, Patrick Causa, and Dennis Stewart each had two hit games for Mount St. Mary's but were topped by UMBC in the second game of the double header 14-1. Post added another RBI giving him four for the day. 

The Retrievers plated five runs in the bottom of the first off of three singles and a fielding error to put them on top 5-0. The Mount got their only run of the game in the top of the fourth inning when Post doubled down the leftfield line that scored Causa. 

UMBC tacked on three more runs in the bottom of the bottom of the fourth inning and six more in the bottom of the sixth inning to run away with the 14-1 victory earning the sweep over the Mountaineers. 

Michael Collins (0-5) recorded the loss for the Mount while Matt Chanin (1-3) recorded the win for the Retrievers.

Mount St. Mary's travels to Fairleigh Dickinson this weekend for a four game series beginning on Friday, April 7 at 3 pm.