Teams: Baseball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS SWEPT AGAIN BY MIDDLEBURY IN PAIR OF ONE-RUN GAMES
COLLEGE BASEBALL FINAL SCORES
Game 1: Middlebury 10 Tufts 9 (8 inn.)
Game 2: Middlebury 8 Tufts 7
At Middlebury, VT
Saturday, April 15, 2006
Game 1 Box Score
Game 2 Box Score
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- After taking two from Tufts on Friday,
Middlebury took two more on Saturday, with a pair of wins in their
last at-bats. The Panthers extend their winning streak to eight
games as they improve to 13-5, while Tufts falls to 12-11. The final
scores were 10-9 and 8-7.
A two-run double by John Lanahan gave Middlebury a 2-0 lead in
the first inning of game one. Tufts came right back in the second,
scoring five runs as a two-run double by Jim O'Leary (North
Easton, MA) sparked the inning. The Panthers trailed 8-3 in the
bottom of the seventh inning with one on and two out before rallying
to tie the game. Joe Ramoin reach on an error by the third baseman
with the bases loaded to score Middlebury's first run. RBI singles
from Noah Walker and Ryan Armstrong made it an 8-6 game before Lanahan plated two with a single to tie it up and force the game
into extra innings. Nick Curato (Cumberland, ME) scored
Brian McDonough (Hanover, MA) with a double to left center in
the top of the inning, as Tufts regained the lead, 9-8. Middlebury
answered in the bottom of the frame as Andrew Pavoni led off with a
single. Dom DiDomenico followed with a double down the left field
line, placing runners at second and third for Ramoin, who doubled to
right center to end the game, 10-9.
Lanahan went 2 for 4 with four RBI, Ramoin was 2 for 5 with two
driven in, while Armstrong, Walker, Pavoni and Gabe Broughton each
had two hits. O'Leary had a big game for Tufts, going 4 for 5 with
three RBI, two runs scored and three doubles. Curato finished 2 for
4 with a pair of doubles.
Christian Hansen picked up the win for Middlebury, improving to
2-0 with one inning of scoreless relief. Erik Johanson
(Wynnewood, PA took the loss for the Jumbos.
Middlebury jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning of game
two, behind a two-run double to left center by Lanahan. The teams
exchanged solo runs in the second before Tufts plated four in the
top of the third to tie the game at five. A two-run single by
Chris Decembrele (Walpole, MA) gave the Jumbos a 7-5 lead in the
fifth, before Middlebury tied the game with a pair in the bottom of
the inning. Alex Casnocha had an RBI double to left, while
DiDomenico plated a run with a single to center. The game remained
at 7-7 until the bottom of the seventh where Pavoni led off with a
double to left center. One batter later, Ramoin was the hero once
again as he ended the game with an RBI double to center, giving the
Panthers an 8-7 win.
Ramoin ended the game 2 for 4, Casnocha went 2 for 4 with two driven
in, while DiDomenico had an RBI with a 2 for 4 performance at the
plate. Brian Casey (Milford, MA) paced Tufts, going 2 for 4
with a pair of RBI, Ben Chang (Chicago, IL) went 2 for 3,
while Decembrele went 1 for 2 with three RBI.
Steve Shortle moved to 3-0 on the season, retiring the last batter
in the top of the seventh for Tufts. Adam Telian (Stoughton, MA)
went the distance, suffering the loss.