Franklin Piece picked up their third and fourth wins of the season on Sunday as they swept a doubleheader from Philadelphia University on Sunday. In game 1, Franklin Pierce rallied from a 2-1 deficit after five innings to pull out a 5-2 victory. The game was tied heading into the top of the ninth with one out Jake Christman hit a double then was promptly driven home by a single from Derek Ingui. All-American candidate Scott Savastano hit a two run homer to give the Ravens the three run lead which they were able to hold onto. Franklin Pierce followed up the first game with a strong pitching performance in Game 2 by Tom Cote who shutdown the Philadelphia University offense in the seven inning game by allowing only one run on seven hits and striking out ten batters. Scott Savastano led the offense again as he went 2-2 with a homer and a triple while driving in three runs. Franklin Pierce’s record goes to 4-1 and now will head to Florida to take on Adelphi on March 14th.
The Bryant Bulldogs picked up a 15-5 victory over Felician College on Sunday to put their record at 7-3 at this early part of the season. Eric Loh started on Sunday as he went 6.1 innings while giving up only three hits while allowing five runs (all earned) and four walks. His record goes to 3-0. Bryant used a 15 hit attack as they hammered the Felician staff. Starting pitcher B.J. Senna starter lasted only three innings while giving up four runs on three hits and four walks. He was followed to the mound by Albie Sanguiliano who only lasted 2.1 innings while giving up six runs. Pat McKenna had a huge day for the Bulldogs at the plate as he went 3-6 with three runs scored and six runs driven in. Nick Campbell also had a strong game as he went 4-6 with two runs scored. This was Bryant’s first game of their annual spring trip which will last ten days and will continue on Monday when they play at Philadelphia University.