Teams: Baseball: Schedule & Results
TUFTS HITTERS BATTER BATES PITCHERS IN 12-3 VICTORY
COLLEGE BASEBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 12 Bates 3
At Lewiston, ME
Friday, March 31, 2006
Game Box Score
LEWISTON, Me. -- Tufts University banged out 17 hits en route to a
12-3 victory at Bates College Friday in the NESCAC conference opener
for both teams.
Tufts junior 1B Bryan McDavitt (Holden, MA) went 3 for 4
at the plate, drove in two runs and scored two runs, in addition to
three stolen bases. Senior SS Greg Chertok (New City, NY) and
junior C Chris Decembrele (Walpole, MA) also had three hits
Junior right-hander Ben Simon (Providence, RI) earned the
win for the Jumbos (9-4), going 6 2/3 innings and allowing three
runs, two earned.
Bates sophomore RF Alex Maulucci (Avon, CT) had three hits for
Bates (4-4), including a leadoff double in the Bobcats' three-run
seventh inning. Sophomore SS Brian Mahoney (Sudbury, MA) hit a
two-run double in the inning.
Bates had 12 hits in the game, with sophomore 3B Brian Buckley
(Andover, MA), freshman DH Dave Farrell (Chatham, MA) and sophomore
C Alex Egelson (Fairfield, CT) all collecting two.
Bates sophomore right-hander Sean VanderVliet (Meriden, NH) took
the loss, lasting 4 2/3 innings and allowing six runs, five earned,
on seven hits.
The Jumbos, ranked No. 22 in the latest ABCA Division III poll,
broke the game wide open in their five-run sixth inning, with their
first five batters reaching base safely en route to extending their
lead from 6-0 to 11-0.
The teams play a doubleheader Saturday at Bates, starting at