Teams: Baseball: Schedule & Results
BASEBALL FINISHES SPRING TRIP WITH EIGHT WINS, BEST SINCE 2000
COLLEGE BASEBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 10, Virginia Wesleyan 0
At Norfolk, VA
Sunday, March 28, 2010
Game Box Score
|Junior David Orlowitz was 2 for 4 with two
RBI and a run scored in the spring trip finale
NORFOLK, Va. -- The Tufts baseball team finished its spring
break trip in style, pounding Virginia Wesleyan 10-2 to bring an 8-2
record home with them to Medford. The eight victories are the most
Tufts has earned during their spring break trip since the 2000
season, when they were 8-1.
The Jumbos out-hit the Marlins 17-2 on Saturday, the third time
on the trip that they had 17 hits in a game. Nine different Tufts
pitchers hurled an inning each to limit the hosts to a pair of
singles. Virginia Wesleyan did not put a runner on second base all
Junior shortstop David LeResche (St. Louis, MO), who hit
.404 and scored 16 runs in 10 games on the trip, led off the game
with a double and scored on a single by senior 1B Nate Bankoff
(Lynnfield, MA). The Jumbos added two more in the third, with
sophomore 3B Sam Sager (Cranston, RI), who led Tufts with 12
RBI on the trip, doubling home a run and scoring. Senior catcher
Al Perry (Danvers, MA) hit a two-run double in the fifth to
extend the lead to 5-0.
LeResche hit a two-run double as part of a three-run seventh
inning that put the Jumbos ahead 8-0. Junior CF David Orlowitz
(Wakefield, MA) had his second RBI single of the game in the
eighth, and Perry knocked in his third run of the game with another
single to cap the scoring in the eighth.
Meanwhile, a succession of Tufts pitchers were mowing down
Mariners. Tufts allowed only four base-runners in nine-innings.
Senior Tom Hill (Robbinsville, NJ), sophomore Jake
Crawford (Boise, ID), junior Jack Dilday (Long Beach, CA),
freshman Dan Eisenberg (North Andover, MA), freshman
Justin Higgins (Stratham, NH), and sophomore Chris DeGoti
(Miami, FL) all pitched 1-2-3 innings. Hill was credited with
the victory after Tufts came out of the first inning up 1-0.
LeResche finished 2 for 6 with two runs and two RBI, one of five
Jumbos to finish with two hits. Junior LF Ian Goldberg (Lake
Forest, IL) finished 3 for 5 with a run and an RBI. Junior RF
Ben Walkley (Trumbull, CT) score two runs during his 2 for 4
Tufts, who has won four in a row, is scheduled to play at
Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Wednesday (Mar. 31) at 3 pm. The
Marlins have a game at Salisbury tomorrow beginning at 3 pm.