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Tufts 10, Greensboro College 6

At Greensboro, NC
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Game Box Score

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Tufts University baseball team defeated Greensboro College, and snapped The Pride's four-game winning streak, with a 10-6 victory at War Memorial Stadium on Tuesday night. The Jumbos improved to 2-3 on their annual spring break trip.

Senior Adam Telian (Stoughton, MA) improved to 1-1 by tossing seven innings for the Jumbos, allowing seven hits and two runs. Ken Gilliland (1-2) took the loss for GC (17-9).

Tufts had a 5-0 lead after two innings and 7-1 after three. Junior 3B Ari David (Lincoln, MA) singled home a run and scored in the second and was hit by a pitch and scored in the third. He crossed home plate three times overall in the game. The Jumbo lead was 9-2 heading to the eighth frame following an RBI single by sophomore 1B Corey Pontes (Milford, MA) in the seventh. The Pride rallied with four runs in the eighth inning, all scored with none out. GC got the tying run to the plate, but could not score again. Jumbo freshman DH Chase Rose (Scottsdale, AZ) added a run-scoring single in the ninth.

Pontes went 4 for 6 with a run and an RBI for the Jumbos. Sophomore 2B Nate Bankoff (Lynnfield, MA) had two hits and two RBI, while sophomore C Alex Perry (Danvers, MA) had two hits and scored twice.

Dale Martin had a huge night at the plate for GC. He went 2 for 3 with a run and three RBI. Jacob Tomb and Alex Guerra both recorded two hits in five at-bats. Catcher Jeff Guerrie knocked a home run for The Pride.

Both teams committed 5 errors apiece in the contest.