|Husson University||Marymount University|
LAKE MYRTLE, Fla. – The Husson baseball team opened up their 88th season with a walk-off win and one loss against Marymount University (Va.) on Sunday morning. The Eagles won the first game of the double header by a score of 3-2 and lost the second 10-2 on day one of their spring trip.
Game 2: Marymount (Va.) 10, Husson 2
It looked like the Eagles had picked up where they left off. Tyler Young drove a double in the gap that scored Christian Corneil from first base. Cam Archer advanced Young on a ground ball to first. Next up was Conor Macquire. He reached on an error by the catcher that scored Young from third. Husson led 2-0 after the top of the 2nd inning.
Marymount (Va.) scored all the runs they needed in the bottom of the 2nd on route to a 10-2 victory. Six hits, two error,s and a wild pitch aided the Saints in the frame. They added three more runs in the bottom of the 5thinning to extend their lead to 10-2.
Lorenzo Calderon, Luke Tyree, Roy Coates, and Nick Smutko all, respectively, recorded two hits for the Saints. Calderon was responsible for three RBI, while Smutko drove home four runs. Kenny Sysyn quieted the Husson bats over 6.1 innings. He did allow seven hits but only one earned run.
Christian Corneil paced the Eagles with a 3 for 3 day from the plate. He also scored one run. Tyler Young had the lone RBI in the loss. Ryan Allender picked up the loss for Husson. He allowed seven runs (six earned) on six hits with five strikeouts and one walk over 2.0 innings of work. Steven Hanscom, Matt Smith, and Dustin Smith each combined to pitch the final five innings. Matt Smith allowed three runs over his inning of work.
The Eagles return to the diamond on Monday afternoon, as they face Rhode Island College at 2:30 p.m. in Winter Haven, Florida.