JUMBOS SWEEP SERIES FROM TRINITY WITH TWO MORE WINS
COLLEGE BASEBALL FINAL SCORES
Game 1: Tufts 5 Trinity 0
Game 2: Tufts 19 Trinity 2
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2001
at Hartford, Conn.
Tu Steve Lapham, Brian Shapiro (7) and Joe Surprenant; Tr - Jarrett Bayliss
(5-1) and Robert Dolliver.
WP Lapham (2-3).
2B - Tu, Jon Herbert; Tr, Nick Callini.
3B - Tu, Dan Callahan.
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Tu Dave Martin, Randy Newsom (9) and Joe Surprenant; Tr - Jack Richardson, Kevin
Tidmarsh (5), Craig Tredenick (7), Justin Olewnik (7), Carlos Resto (9) and Tony
WP - Martin (2-1); LP Richardson (4-1).
2B - Tu, Joe Surprenant 2, Evan Zupancic, Jon Herbert, Dan Callahan, Brian Shapiro; Tr - Greg Spanos, Kurt Piantek.
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Records Tu, 11-7-1; Tr, 18-4.
HARTFORD, Conn. The Tufts University baseball team completed a three-game sweep of Trinity College with 5-0 and 19-2 victories in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) East Division action on Saturday afternoon.The wins put Tufts in first place in the NESCAC East Division. The Jumbos won the first game between the teams on Friday afternoon, 22-0.
Junior P Steve Lapham (Newburyport, MA) pitched six shutout innings to earn the win in the first game. Tufts scored single runs in the first and second innings for a good start. Junior RF Dan Callahan (Medfield, MA) tripled home the run in the first. In the second, junior LF Todd Boutwell (Woburn, MA) led off with a walk, stole second, advanced to third on a fly ball to center, then scored on a sacrifice fly by senior C Joe Surprenant (Tewksbury, MA). Callahan, who was 3 for 3 in the game, drove home another run in the sixth with a single.
The Jumbos scored early and often in game two, pounding out 22 hits overall. They sent 10 men to the plate in the top of the first and scored four times. They also posted a five-run fourth inning and added five more in the seventh. Callahan had five hits in the game, while sophomore CF Evan Zupancic (Lake Oswego, OR), junior 1B Tim Ayres (Irvine, CA) and Surprenant had three each. That trio combined for 10 runs batted in, with Surprenant plating four and the others three each. Sophomore Dave Martin (Arlington, MA) didn't need so much offense on the mound, earning the win with eight strong innings (5 hits allowed).
Callahan had eight hits in the double-header to lead Tufts. The Jumbos did not make an error in the two games, and had just one in the three games over the weekend. They improved to 11-7-1 overall and 5-0 in the NESCAC East. Trinity, which entered the weekend 18-1 and ranked first in New England, dropped to 18-4 and 5-3 in the Division.