Mount Baseball Welcomes Bucknell For Mid-Week Action On Tuesday

Mount Baseball Welcomes Bucknell For Mid-Week Action On Tuesday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S 12-26 (6-9 NEC) vs BUCKNELL 10-31 (3-18 Patriot)
Tuesday, April 23
Emmitsburg, Md. | E.T. Straw Family Stadium

Tuesday, April 23 – 3:30 PM

The Mount St. Mary's baseball team was topped by Wagner 8-2 in the series finale on Saturday at E.T. Straw Family Stadium. With the win, the Seahawks recorded the series victory, two games to one. Myles Nicholson led the Mount offense on the day with the only multi-hit game.

Thomas SavastioPatrick CausaAlex KrissA.J. Narcise, and Ryan Fisher added the other five hits for the Mountaineers on the day. Brenden Kennedy started for Mount St. Mary's and pitched 4.2 innings while he only allowed one earned run.

Batting Average (min 2 AB/GP): Myles Nicholson (.392), Patrick Causa (.373), Zack Costello (.340)
Hits: Nicholson (56), Causa (47), Alex Kriss (39), Thomas Savastio (36), Costello (36)
Runs: Nicholson (35), Causa (33), Kriss (28), Costello (27), Savastio (23)
HR: Causa (9), Kriss (5), Costello (4), Savastio (4), Thomas Bramley (4), Pat Daly (3)
RBI: Kriss (38), Causa (29), Costello (21), Nicholson (19), Savastio (18), Bramley (16)
SB: Nicholson (33), Causa (6), Savastio (6), Fisher (6), Owen Wosleger (4), Costello (3)
ERA: (min 15.0 IP): Noah Smith (2.82), Michael Kuypers (4.01), Trey McGough (4.24)
IP: McGough (46.2), Kuypers (42.2), Jordan Geber (40.1), Smith (38.1)
Strikeouts: Geber (44), McGough (40), Kuypers (30), Smith (22)

A grand slam by the Mountain Hawks in the second inning of game three helped propel Lehigh to a series sweep of the Bison on Sunday afternoon. Bucknell pulled within 5-4 in the seventh on a Luke Hartman double, but the Mountain Hawks plated an insurance run in the eighth to take a 6-4 win. 

Evan Madigan posted a 2-for-4 day from the plate as the Bison totaled eight hits overall.  Hartman, Marren, and Baumann each picked up an RBI for Bucknell in the defeat. 

The Bisons own a 19-5 advantage in the all-time series with the Mountaineers, including an 8-4 record in Emmitsburg. The two teams have not played each other since 2015 where Bucknell defeated the Mount 8-7 on the Bison's home field. Mount St. Mary's is winless in the last six meetings against Bucknell with three of those meetings coming at home.

The Mount baseball team welcomes Central Connecticut State for a Northeast Conference three game series on April 26 – 29 with the first game beginning at 3:00 PM on Friday, April 26.