FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 30, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Baseball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

TEAMS

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

R

H

E

Bridgewater State (17-13)

0

1

0

6

0

1

0

0

1

9

12

3

Rhode Island College (15-14)

2

4

1

2

1

2

0

0

X

12

17

1

 

ANCHORMEN WIN FOURTH STRAIGHT

Providence, RIóRhode Island College improved to 15-14 overall and notched its fourth consecutive win with a, 12-9, victory over Bridgewater State College. The Bears fall to 17-13 in the loss.

 

RIC jumped out to an early 2-0 lead on junior pitcher Glenn Dusablon's (North Smithfield, RI) two-run homer in the bottom of the first. RIC piled on four more in the second, as well as one in the third to build a commanding 7-1 lead heading into the top of the fourth. The Bears came back with six runs in the top half of the fourth inning to even the game up 7-7. Junior third baseman Tim LaConte (Norton, MA), sophomore right fielder Greg Sunderland (Rehoboth, MA) and senior center fielder Mike Richard (Assonet, MA) all homered in the fourth.

 

RIC came right back in the bottom of the fourth with two runs to take the lead for good. Junior pitcher Matt Brannon (Cranston, RI) came on in the fifth to relieve Dusablon and picked up his fourth win (4-4) by striking out six in five innings of work.

 

RIC sophomore shortstop Ray De La Cruz (Pawtucket, RI) went 3-4 with two runs, two RBI and a double. Sophomore right fielder Mike Naylor (Warwick, RI) went 3-5 with two runs, two RBI, a triple and a home run.

 

Sunderland paced BSC's offense by going 3-3 with two runs, four RBI, a double and two homers. Freshman pitcher Derek Landry (Rockland, MA) to the loss (0-1) in relief of junior starting pitcher Greg Lovett (Westwood, MA).

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host LEC rival Plymouth State University for a doubleheader on Saturday, May 1.

 

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