FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 17, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Baseball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

GAME ONE

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

R

H

E

Western Connecticut (13-10, 5-1)

0

1

0

0

6

2

0

1

0

10

9

0

Rhode Island College (9-10, 0-6)

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

2

3

12

2

 

GAME TWO

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

R

H

E

Western Connecticut (13-11, 5-2)

0

2

2

0

0

1

0

0

1

6

8

3

Rhode Island College (10-10, 1-6)

3

2

2

5

0

0

0

2

X

14

17

0

 

ANCHORMEN AND COLONIALS SPLIT TWO

Providence, RIóRhode Island College and Western Connecticut split a doubleheader in collegiate baseball action. The Colonials are now 13-11 overall and 5-2 in the Little East Conference, while RIC is 10-10 overall and 1-6 in the LEC.

 

Western Connecticut took game one, 10-3, as junior pitcher Lou Parise (North Haven, CT) struck out three and allowed only one earned run in 6.2 innings to improve his record to 3-0 on the year. The Colonials got home runs from junior Josh Coleman (Terryville, CT) and junior T.J. Tarantino (Rutherford, NJ) in the win. Coleman went 2-2 with two runs and two RBI. Junior shortstop Chris Kaplan (Stratford, CT) went 1-3 with one run scored, a double and three RBI.

 

RIC bounced back in game two to win, 14-7, in decisive fashion. The Anchormen pounded out 17 hits to support winning pitcher, junior Jim Milano (Johnston, RI). Milano struck out eight in eight innings to improve to 2-3 on the season. Sophomore right fielder Mike Naylor (Warwick, RI) went 4-5 with two runs scored and one RBI. Senior designated hitter Eric Gibree (Bristol, RI) went 3-4 with two runs scored and three RBI. WCSU senior second baseman Jim Dunn (New Fairfield, CT) homered twice and sophomore starting pitcher John Marturano (Berlin, CT) took the loss (2-3).

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play a doubleheader tomorrow afternoon at home against Thomas College. The first pitch is scheduled for noon.

 

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