The baseball team falls 4-9 after losing both games of a doubleheader against 22 ranked UMass-Boston Sunday evening.
In the first game, the Owls went down 1-0 in the first inning after pitcher Brandon Heath let up a one-run single after an error left two men on base. In the second inning, neither team was able to get a run. In the third inning, Keene State scored when Connor Walsh singled to center field and Sam Czel got the run. Throughout both the fourth and the fifth innings the score remained a tie at 1-1. In the sixth, however, it changed, UMass-Boston was able to change the score after a single to right center field allowed to runners to score. In the seventh inning Keene State was able to score after Tom Meucci hit a home run, leaving the score 3-2. This, however, was not enough to give Keene State the edge, they failed to score a run in both the eighth and ninth innings. They fell to UMass-Boston 3-2.
In the second game, UMass-Boston came out strong: In the first inning, they scored two runs. UMass got seven runs in the first three innings. In the fourth inning Connor Walsh doubled to center field, Sam Czel scored the run. UMASS scored two more runs from the fourth to the sixth. In the seventh inning Tom Meucci grounded into a double play, John Tarascio scored. In the seventh inning UMass scored two more times to make the score 11-2. In the final two innings neither team scored. The final score was 11-2 UMass. This marks Keene State’s 11th straight loss against UMass-Boston. Keene State will play against Plymouth State on Saturday March 30, Plymouth State is Currently 7-7.
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