Mount St. Mary's Baseball Welcomes Sacred Heart For Four Games This Weekend

Mount St. Mary's Baseball Welcomes Sacred Heart For Four Games This Weekend

MOUNT ST. MARY'S 13-23 (7-10 NEC) vs SACRED HEART 10-24 (5-8 NEC)
Friday, April 27
Emmitsburg, Md.
E.T. Straw Family Stadium

SCHEDULE
Friday, April 27 – 3:00 PM
Saturday, April 28 – 1:00 PM and 3:30 PM
Sunday, April 29 – 3:00 PM

MOUNT UPDATE
The Mount's game at George Mason was cancelled on Wednesday so the last game the Mountaineers played was Sunday where 14 runs helped the Mount St. Mary's baseball team top Fairleigh Dickinson 14-1 in the final game of the series on Sunday afternoon. Alex KrissVaughn Parker IIThomas Savastio, and Brendan Dabagian each recorded multi-hit games for the Mount in the win. Kriss and Parker led the Mountaineer offense with a combined 4 for 8 day with six runs batted in. Freshman, Jordan Geber started the game for the Mount and pitched six innings while only giving one run on just two hits. Geber also struck out seven batters as well to move his season strike outs to 28. Another freshman, Andrew Dameron pitched three shutout innings while also only allowing two hits for Mount St. Mary's. With the win, Mount St. Mary's jumps to 13-23 on the year with a Northeast Conference (NEC) mark of 7-10 and Fairleigh Dickinson drops to 9-24 on the season with a 1-13 mark in NEC play.

TEAM LEADERS
Batting Average (min 2 AB/GP): Vaughn Parker II (.309), Randall Minogue (.294), Alex Kriss (.293)
Hits: Kriss (39), Parker (38), Patrick Causa (37)
Runs: Kriss (22), Causa (21), Myles Nicholson (21)
RBI: Parker (30), Causa (28), Savastio (19)
ERA (min 5.0 IP): Trey McGough (4.73), Noah Smith (3.48), Jordan Geber (4.81)
Strikeouts: McGough (42), Geber (28), Michael Yetter (20)

ABOUT THE PIONEERS
The Sacred Heart University baseball team fell to crosstown rival Fairfield 11-4 on Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers (10-24) who served as the home team were unable to counter the five-run fifth inning by the Stags (16-21) at Alumni Diamond. Redshirt sophomore Jake Frasca suffered his first career loss in the start for the Pioneers, surrendering the first inning home run. Four Pioneers pitched in relief with junior John Cerretani logging three innings, allowing two unearned runs on three hits. Junior Hal Shaw finished off the game with two shutout innings of relief.

ALL-TIME SERIES WITH SACRED HEART
The Mountaineers sit at 20-41 in the all-time series with Sacred Heart. The two teams split a doubleheader earlier this year up in Connecticut. Last season, The Pioneers took three out of four in Emmitsburg and have won eight of the last ten meetings between the teams. In the all-time series, Sacred Heart holds an 18-11 advantage on the Mount's home field.

UP NEXT
The Mount travels to Georgetown for mid-week action on Tuesday, May 1 under the lights at 7 PM.