Teams: Baseball: Schedule & Results
PONTES LEADS WAY AS JUMBOS DEFEAT UMASS
COLLEGE BASEBALL FINAL
Tufts 13 UMass Dartmouth 3
Monday, April 23, 2007
Game Box Score
MEDFORD -- The Tufts University baseball team had 13 hits and got a
fine start from freshman pitcher David Gibbs (Harrison, NY)
to beat the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Corsairs, 13-3, on
Monday afternoon at Huskins Field.
improved to 18-8 overall and 9-2 at home. The Corsairs, who made
eight errors in the game, fell to 6-19 with their fifth straight
The Jumbos trailed 1-0 early, but scored
twice in the second, four times in the third and three more in the
fourth to lead 9-1. Freshman DH Corey Pontes (Milton, MA) was
on base in each of those three innings, scoring three times and
driving home a run. Senior catcher Chris Decembrele (Walpole, MA)
had two RBIs during the stretch for Tufts.
Gibbs went six innings allowing four hits and no earned runs while
striking out six. He departed with a 9-3 lead. UMass Dartmouth
senior LF Rob LoMuscio (West Roxbury, MA) doubled and scored in the
second. The Corsairs scored twice in the sixth, one on a single by
freshman RF Joe Albano (Agawam, MA).
Tufts added four
more in the eighth. Pontes and sophomore LF Eric Catalanotti
(Grafton, MA) both had run-scoring singles in the inning. They
were the offensive leaders of the day, with Pontes finishing 3 for 4
with four runs scored and two RBIs, and Catalanotti ending up 2 for
3 with two RBIs and a run. Freshmen Jordan Goldberg (Westborough,
MA) and Alex Perry (Danvers, MA) both pitched scoreless
relief for Tufts.
Senior Patrick Costa (New Bedford,
MA) was excellent in relief for UMD, pitching three innings and
allowing just one hit and no runs.