Teams: Baseball: Schedule & Results
TUFTS WINS SECOND STRAIGHT ON SPRING TRIP, 9-5 AT WASHINGTON &
COLLEGE BASEBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 9, Washington & Lee 5
At Lexington, VA
Sunday, March 21, 2010
Game Box Score
|Catcher Al Perry had two hits, an RBI, and
scored two runs for Tufts
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Tufts University baseball team
is 2-0 on its spring trip after earning a 9-5 victory at Washington
& Lee University on Sunday afternoon. The Jumbos scored seven runs
in the sixth inning and beyond to hold off the Generals at Cap'n
Dick Smith Field.
Junior shortstop David LeResche (St. Louis, MO)
led off the game with a single and scored to help Tufts take an
early 2-0 lead in the top of the first. The Generals (6-9) halved
the deficit with a single run in the bottom half of the first on a
RBI single by senior third baseman Jim Plantholt (Pylesville, MD).
The game then became a pitching duel as W&L
sophomore Pat Smith (Basking Ridge, NJ) and Tufts junior Pat
O'Donnell (Worcester, MA) combined to allow just two hits over
the next four innings.
The Jumbos scored three runs in the sixth on RBI
singles by senior catcher Alex Perry (Danvers, MA) and junior
second baseman Frank Petroskey (Dallas, TX), as well as a W&L
W&L countered with a pair of runs in the bottom of
the frame on a two-run home run from senior first baseman Hunter
Serenbetz (Stamford, CT) to pull within two runs at 5-3.
Tufts tallied four more runs in the eighth inning to
assume a 9-3 lead. Junior LF Ian Goldberg (Lake Forest, IL)
singled and scored, and classmate Chase Rose (Scottsdale, AZ)
had a run-scoring single during the rally. W&L scored twice more in
the bottom of the ninth to account for the final margin.
O'Donnell earned the win (1-0) for Tufts as he
allowed three runs on eight hits and three walks with four
strikeouts in seven innings of work. Sophomore Jake Crawford
(Boise, ID) pitched the final two innings for the Jumbos.
At the plate, the Jumbos were led by Perry, who
finished 2 for 5 with a pair of runs scored and an RBI. Petroskey
was 3 for 5 with an RBI, while junior Rose was 3 for 4 with a run
scored and an RBI, and LeResche was 2 for 5 and scored a pair of
First-year shortstop Jonathan Stutts (Charlotte, NC)
led W&L at the plate, as he had three hits in five at-bats and
scored a pair of runs. Sophomore leftfielder C.J. Thompson (Ponte
Vedra Beach, FL) was 2 for 4 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored.
Senior designated hitter Will Lewis (Columbia, SC) added two hits in
Smith took the loss for W&L, allowing two runs (one
earned) in 4.0 innings. He allowed three hits and one walk and
struck out three.
Tufts plays at Guilford on Monday afternoon
beginning at 3 pm. W&L returns to action on Tuesday when it visits
Shenandoah for a 3:30 pm contest.
Information provided by Washington & Lee University
in this game release