|Colby-Sawyer College||Husson University|
BANGOR, Maine – The Husson University baseball team (10-8) split their home doubleheader with Colby-Sawyer (7-7) on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles won the first game of the doubleheader by a score of 7-2 and lost the second 1-8.
Game 2: Husson 1, Colby-Sawyer 8
Colby-Sawyer quickly jumped into the lead in Game 2. They scored two runs in the top of the first in thanks to three infield singles. Doug Avellino, Nathan Frongillo, and Justin Devoid all, respectively, had one of those singles. Brendan Thurber came up with the bases loaded and ripped a ball into left center. Two runners came around to score giving the Chargers a 2-0 lead after the first inning.
Tommy Burns found himself in more trouble in the top of the 2nd inning. Unczur, Avellino, and Fenuccio all found themselves on the base paths once again. Each runner had singled to reach base. Frongillo, on the first pitch he saw, launched a ball to deep left that settled at the fence. All three runners came around to score, and Frongillo ended up on third with a triple. Devoid lifted a sacrifice fly to center that scored Frongillo from third. Colby-Sawyer held a commanding 6-0 lead after two innings.
The top of the 4th inning started with a bang. Unczur hit a very deep homerun to left field. Frongillo continued his hot streak with a double to the left center gap. He would come around to score on a fielder’s choice. The Chargers held a 8-1 lead after four innings of play. Colby-Sawyer would hold onto the 8-1 lead to split the doubleheader.
Tommy Burns (2-2) got tabbed with the loss. He went 3.1 innings giving up eight earned runs. Ryan Rebar had the lone Eagle RBI. Cam Archer and Christian Corneil chipped in three combined hits in the loss.
Michael Fazio (1-1) went the distance for Colby-Sawyer. He gave up one run and struck out five. Nathan Frongillo and Brendan Thurber each had three RBI in the win. Justin Devoid and Tim Unczur each had one RBI in the win.