QUEENS, N.Y. – Sophomore Joe Panik had five RBI and two of St. John’s five home runs in a 16-8 victory against Cincinnati. Greg Hopkins, Joe Witkowski and Tim Morris each added home runs and every Red Storm starter had at least one hit. Hopkins had three RBI, while Morris and Witkowski added two apiece to lead St. John’s (20-13, 9-5). Bruce Kern (3-2) earned the win, tallying 10 strikeouts in 6.0 innings of work. T.J. Jones, Mike Spina and Jimmy Jacquot each homered for Cincinnati (17-18, 6-8). Continue reading →
JAMAICA, N.Y. – Senior Jake Geglein (Cincinnati, Ohio/McNicholas) recorded a six-out save to become the University of Cincinnati’s all-time saves leader as the Bearcats downed St. John’s 11-8 Friday evening at Jack Kaiser Stadium. Geglein struck out four batters and scattered just two hits to earn his 16th career save, surpassing Curtis Moak, who recorded 15 career saves from 1998-01. Continue reading →
Game 1: Cincinnati 7 Notre Dame 3 (7 innings)
Game 2: Notre Dame 6 Cincinnati 2
CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati baseball team could not overcome a four-run eighth inning by Notre Dame as the Irish took the series finale, 6-2, Saturday afternoon in the second game of a doubleheader. The loss dropped the Bearcats to 16-15 overall and 5-7 in the BIG EAST, while the Irish improved to 20-12 overall and 6-6 in conference play. Continue reading →
Game 1: Rutgers 5 UConn 2
Game 2: UConn 15 Rutgers 4
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Junior pitcher Casey Gaynor (Toms River, N.J.) tossed a complete-game to earn the victory on his 22nd birthday as Rutgers cruised to a 5-2 victory over Connecticut in game one of a baseball doubleheader Friday at Bainton Field. The Scarlet Knights (13-19, 3-9 BIG EAST) dropped a 15-4 decision to the Huskies (17-15, 6-6 BIG EAST) in game two to take the three-game series. Continue reading →
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Freshman George Springer recorded his team-leading ninth homerun of the season and third in the last two days as the University of Connecticut baseball team crushed Rutgers 10-5 in BIG EAST Conference action at Bainton Field on Thursday afternoon. Continue reading →
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Doug Elliot finished the Huskies’ BIG EAST series finale against Seton Hall with a 4-for-5 performance as the University of Connecticut baseball team dominated the Pirates 10-3 on Sunday afternoon at Owen T. Carroll Field. With the victory, the Huskies even their record out to 14-14 and improve to 4-5 in conference play.
The Huskies jumped to an early lead with a pair of three-run innings to take a 6-0 lead by the fifth inning. In the top of the first inning, Matt Burnett got things started with an RBI single to center field, followed by George Springer’s sixth homerun of the season, a two run shot over the left field wall. Continue reading →
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Senior starter Keith Cantwell (Tinton Falls, N.J.) (4-0) struck out seven batters while allowing only one earned run in his second complete game of the season while classmate Matt Smedberg (Rockaway, N.J.) went 1-for-3 with a three run triple as Seton Hall defeated Connecticut, 6-3, Saturday afternoon at Owen T. Carroll Field. With the win, the Pirates ended their three-game losing streak and evened the three-game BIG EAST Conference series at one game apiece with the rubber match set for tomorrow afternoon. Continue reading →
The University of Connecticut baseball team downed Seton Hall 7-2 in the Huskies’ first BIG EAST Conference road game of the 2009 season in South Orange, N.J.
The Huskies, now 13-13 on the year, were led by Harold Brantley, Jr., who went 2-for-4 with two RBIs on the afternoon. Sophomore Mike Olt has a team-leading sixth homerun of the season to help the Huskies earn their position and compete at the Final Four.
The Huskies’ pitching staff had a stellar outing in today’s contest as senior John Folino struck out four and allowed six hits in six innings thrown. Dan Mahoney and Scott Oberg were also dominating on the hill as they combined for three innings pitched, four strikeouts and two hits. Continue reading →
Flushing, N.Y. – In front of the seventh-largest crowd to ever watch a NCAA baseball game, the Georgetown Hoyas defeated the St. John’s Red Storm on Sunday afternoon, 6-4. Tim Adleman kept the Red Storm in check over eight innings to earn the win and the first six Hoya batters all scored runs during the first game at the new Citi Field. Continue reading →
Game 1: Rutgers 2 Cincinnati 0
Game 2: Rutgers 7 Cincinnati 4
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sophomore Jaren Matthews (Teaneck, N.J.) broke a scoreless tie with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth in game one and freshman Charlie Law (Mainland, N.J.) posted 10 strikeouts to hold Cincinnati in check while Luis Feliz (New Brunswick, N.J.) put Rutgers ahead with a fifth-inning grand slam in game two as the Scarlet Knights swept a doubleheader from the Bearcats Saturday afternoon at Bainton Field. RU recorded a 2-0 victory in game one and took a 7-4 win game two. Continue reading →