Teams: Baseball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS EVEN UP AT 4-4 AFTER 13-11 VICTORY AT
COLLEGE BASEBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 13, Randolph-Macon 11
At Ashland, VA
Friday, March 21, 2008
ASHLAND, Va. -- After losing three of their first
four games, the Tufts baseball team has put it together on their
spring trip. A 13-11 victory at Randolph-Macon College on Friday
afternoon evened their record at 4-4. The Yellow Jackets fell to
Tufts led R-MC 13-1 after six innings. They scored
five runs in both the third and fifth innings. In the third, a two-run double by junior 3B Ari David (Lincoln, MA) was the key
hit. When he scored on a single by junior CF Dave Katzman (North
Andover, MA), the score was 7-1. The five-run fifth featured
seven Tufts singles. Sophomore C Alex Perry (Danvers, MA) and
freshman Ian Goldberg (Lake Forest, IL) each hit RBI singles
and scored during the inning. Katzman tripled home a run in the sixth.
Tufts sophomore starter David Gibbs (Harrison,
NY) held the Yellow Jackets to one run through six innings, but
the hosts mounted a comeback in the late innings. They chased Gibbs
with three runs in the seventh for a 13-4 score. Sophomore Bryan Hannum doubled home a run and scored in the inning. After scoring a
single run in the eighth, R-MC scored six times and got the tying run on base in the
ninth. With Tufts holding a 13-11 lead, sophomore reliever Jordan
Goldberg (Westborough, MA) bore down and got a
ground-ball force-out to end it. Cory Jackson hit a two-run single in
the ninth for the Yellow Jackets.
Tufts had 24 hits in the game. Jumbo senior 1B
Steve Ragonese (Upper Saddle River, NJ) had five hits in the
game, while Goldberg finished 3 for 5 with two runs and two RBI.
David continued to contribute with a 3 for 4 day and scoring three
runs, while Katzman also had three hits.
Adam Carpenter was 3 for 4 with three runs scored
for R-MC. James Moore came off the bench and finished 2 for 2 with
three RBI. The Yellow Jackets used all of their ammunition, with
eight pitchers making appearances and 26 players used overall.