Teams: Baseball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS SWEEP COLBY TO FINISH NESCAC EAST PLAY
COLLEGE BASEBALL FINAL SCORES
Game 1: Tufts 12 Colby 4
Game 2: Tufts 15 Colby 3
At Medford, MA
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Game 1 Box Score
Game 2 Box Score
MEDFORD – The Tufts baseball team completed
NESCAC East Division play with 12-4 and 15-3 victories against Colby
College on Saturday afternoon at Huskins Field. The Jumbos (19-12
overall) finished 9-3 in the league and will play in the NESCAC
Tournament May 12-14. Colby dropped to 9-20 and 2-10 in the league
and will finish their season next week.
Tufts had 29 hits in the two games combined,
including five each by junior 2B Brian Casey (Milford, MA),
junior 1B Bryan McDavitt (Holden, MA) and senior CF Jim
O'Leary (North Easton, MA). McDavitt hit a home run in each game
and finished the day with eight RBIs. Casey scored four runs and
batted in five. Sophomore Adam Telian (Stoughton, MA) and
junior Derek Rice (Braintree, MA) started and earned wins on
the mound for the Jumbos. Tufts was 9 for 9 on stolen base attempts
in the double-header, including three each by Casey and junior LF
Kyle Backstrom (Worcester, MA).
Junior Tom Salemy (Odessa, FL) hit a
home run in each game for Colby and finished the day with three
hits, three runs scored and three RBIs. Sophomore Nick Spillane
(Darien, CT) also had three hits for the Mules.
The Jumbos presented Coach John Casey with the
400th victory of his 23-year Tufts career in game one.