FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 17, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Baseball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

GAME ONE

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

R

H

E

Keene State (15-10, 4-2)

0

1

3

0

2

0

0

0

1

7

13

0

RIC (11-10, 4-3)

0

6

0

2

0

0

0

0

X

8

12

3

 

GAME TWO

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

R

H

E

Keene State (15-11, 4-3)

3

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

4

10

3

RIC (12-10, 5-3)

0

0

4

0

0

4

0

0

X

8

9

4

 

RIC SWEEPS KEENE STATE
Anchormen Go 3-1 in Little East Games This Weekend

Providence, RIóRhode Island College swept a doubleheader from Keene State in Little East Conference baseball action on Sunday afternoon. The Anchormen won game one, 8-7, and took the second tilt, 8-4, to improve to 12-10 overall and 5-3 in the LEC. The Owls fall to 15-11 overall and 4-3 in the LEC. RIC split a doubleheader with LEC rival UMass Boston yesterday afternoon.

 

RIC jumped out to a 6-1 lead in the second inning of game one. KSC answered back with three runs in the third and RIC countered with two more in the fourth. The Owls came back with two runs in the fifth, one in the ninth and had the tying run on third base before RIC senior reliever Matt Brannon (Cranston, RI) closed the door to pick up his first save of the season. Junior starting pitcher Wade Briggs (Woonsocket, RI) upped his record to 2-0, going six innings with three strikeouts. Freshman first baseman Jim Connell (Smithfield, RI) went 2-for-5 with four RBI, two runs scored, a double and a homer to lead RICís offense. KSC sophomore starting pitcher Mike Cook (Dover, MA) took the loss, falling to 1-2 on the season. Freshman right fielder Greg Ford (Nashua, NH) went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and one RBI.

 

RIC bounced back from a shaky first inning in game two to take the lead with a four-run third frame. Senior left fielder Chris Higgins (Swansea, MA) went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, two RBI and a double. Brannon went 2-for-4 with two RBI, one run scored and a triple. Senior starting pitcher Glenn Dusablon (North Smithfield, RI) threw eight innings, allowing only one earned run to go along with eight strikeouts to pick up his third win (3-0) of the season. Freshman pitcher Eric Fama (Wappingors Falls, NY) pitched a scoreless ninth. KSC junior left fielder Jeremy Schilling (Centerville, MA) went 2-for-4 with three RBI, two runs scored, a double and a home run in a losing effort. Freshman starting pitcher Phil Mabey (Williamstown, MA) was chased from the game in the sixth and was saddled with the loss (2-2).

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host Elms College on Tuesday, Apr. 19 at 4 p.m.

 

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