Lozupone Goes 3-For-4 With Two Doubles
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sophomore shortstop Joe Lozupone (Olney, Md./Good Counsel) went 3-for-4 with two doubles to spark visiting Washington College to a 5-1 win over host Gallaudet at Hoy Field on Thursday afternoon in a non-conference baseball game. The Shoremen improve to 2-1 with the victory, while the Bison drop to 2-7.
Washington College 5 Gallaudet 1
How It Happened
-Gallaudet broke onto the scoreboard in the last of the second inning when Justin Strong singled down the left field line to drive in Cameron Upton for the game's first run with one away.
-The Shoremen answered in the top half of the third with a two-out RBI double to right-center by Lozupone to score Aaron Barclay to level the game at 1-1.
-With two outs in the top of the sixth, Bryan Baquer snapped the 1-1 tie with a triple to the gap in right-center to score Lozupone all the way from first to give Washington a 2-1 lead.
-The Bison had runners with first and second with one away in the last of the sixth, but Washington pitcher Dan Jarrell got a strikeout and a fly out to end the threat.
-In the top of the seventh, the visitors scored twice to take a 4-1 lead. Barclay made it 3-1 on a sacrifice fly to center that chased home Charlie Meder from third with out in the top of the seventh. With two away in the frame, Garrett Richardello plated TC Conrad on a single to left to push the WC lead to three.
-Gallaudet had the tying run at the plate in the last of the seventh with two outs, but Jarrell got Zack Crawford to ground out back to him to end the threat.
-Evan Hirschbaum scored on a throwing error by Gallaudet with nobody out in the in the top of the eighth to take a 5-1 lead and provide the final margin.
For The Shoremen (2-1)
-Hitting: Lozupone (3-for-4, two doubles), Matt Tancredi (two walks)
-Pitching: Jarrell (win 1-0, four scoreless innings of relief with four strikeouts), Billy Griffin (four innings, five strikeouts, one run allowed)
-Washington had seven hits in the game and worked out six walks. The team in the field had one error.
For Gallaudet (2-7)
-Hitting: Blake Phillips (2-for-3), Justin Strong (2-for-4, RBI)
-Pitching: Ian Evans (loss 1-2, 6 2/3 innings, four runs, five strikeouts)
-The Bison had eight hits in the loss and committed two errors in the field.
-The Shoremen now lead the all-time series 29-7-1 that dates back to 1899.
3/9 v. Eastern – 3:00 p.m. (non-conference game)
-Eastern is the alma mater of assistant coach/recruiting coordinator Scott Renauro. Renauro, who graduated in 2012 from Eastern, hit .357 with 11 home runs and 106 RBI in his four seasons with the Eagles.