Emmitsburg, Md. (May 3, 2017) - Tyler Post had a multi-hit game and drove in three of the seven runs batted in that helped Mount St. Mary's push past Coppin State 7-3. Jordan Lawson pitched eight shutout innings before allowing the Eagles' first run in the top of the ninth.
In the bottom of the fourth inning Mount St. Mary's scored three runs on two hits and one error that made it a 5-0 game. Post scored on the throwing error to second base after Dennis Stewart stole second for the first run of the inning and Stewart later scored on a wild pitch. Jared Urban beat out a throw to first base after Coppin State got the out at second in order to keep the inning alive and AJ Nacise scored on the play for the third run of the inning.
The Mountaineers added one run in the bottom of the seventh inning and one more run in the bottom of the eighth inning to make it a 7-0 game heading into the top of the ninth. Narcise walked with the bases loaded which plated Causa in the seventh and Post singled up the middle in the eighth that scored Causa as well.
The Eagles tried to make a comeback in the top of the ninth but could only bring three runs across the plate as Zach Call came in a shut the door that earned him the save. Caleb Duhay hit a two RBI double to right center that plated Eric Crossman and Isaiah Wilson and was later brought home by a single from Malik White.
Lawson (1-8) received the win in the decision for the Mount while Devin River Ozuna (2-2) received the loss for Coppin State and Call picked up his second save of the season.
The Mountaineers travel to Bryant this weekend for a four game series starting Friday, May 5 at 3 pm.