FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 27, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Baseball Score Report

New London, CT

 

TEAMS

 

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2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

R

H

E

Rhode Island College (6-4)

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1

0

3

4

7

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4

1

22

26

0

Coast Guard (6-6)

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0

0

1

1

2

1

5

0

11

19

2

 

ANCHORMEN BLITZ COAST GUARD, 22-11
RIC Pounds Out 26 Hits to Improve to 6-4

New London, CTóJunior third baseman Peter Olson (North Providence, RI) and senior catcher Tim Henault (East Greenwich, RI) each had four hits, while senior right fielder Mike Naylor (Warwick, RI) hit a pair of solo homers and finished with three hits and three RBI's, leading a 26-hit attack as Rhode Island College outslugged Coast Guard, 22-11, in a non-conference game which featured a combined 45 hits. The Anchormen, who have won six of their last seven games, improve to 6-4, while the Bears fall to 6-6.

 

Rhode Island College scored in five of the first six innings including seven runs in the sixth to take a 17-3 lead. Freshman designated hitter Jared Rossi (Johnston, RI) had three hits, three runs scored and three RBI's, Olson was 4-for-4 with a double, four runs scored and two RBI's, while Henault was 4-for-5 with a pair of two-run singles for the Anchormen. Also for RIC, junior first baseman Jim Connell (Smithfield, RI) had three hits including a pair of doubles and three runs scored. Senior infielder Luis Feliz (Cranston, RI) was 2-for-2 with a double and three RBI's, while sophomore catcher Jordan Amorin (Swansea, MA) was 2-for-2 with a double.

 

Bret Nichols and Kevin Keefe each had three hits and three RBI's to lead Coast Guard's 19-hit attack. Nichols had a homer and also scored a pair of runs for the Bears. Chuck Arena added three hits, while Ken Franklin, Mike Mitchell and Kevin Higgins each added two hits for the Bears, with Higgins blasting his second homer of the season.

 

Junior pitcher Eric Thibault (Somerset, MA) (1-2) worked five innings allowing 13 hits and six runs, all earned, to pick up his first win of the season for RIC. Pete Schofield (0-1) worked four innings and allowed six runs, all earned, and took the loss for Coast Guard.

 

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