Game 1: Holy Cross 19 Army 1 Game 2: Army 9 Holy Cross 7
WORCESTER, Mass. - Kevin McKague collected two hits and worked out of a pair of late-inning jams on the mound to earn his fourth save of the season as Army registered a 9-7 victory over Holy Cross to earn a split of the teams’ Patriot League doubleheader, Saturday afternoon at Fitton Field. Holy Cross pounded the Black Knights 19-1 in the opener.
Clint Moore and McKague slapped RBI doubles against Holy Cross starter Matt Croglio in the bottom of the first inning of the second game, staking Army starter Kirk Porter to an early 2-0 lead. Holy Cross responded with two runs in the second inning and one in the third to forge ahead 3-2. A run-scoring double by David Darnell in the fourth leveled the score at 3-3.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Center Valley, Pa. – The home teams posted an 8-2 record on the first weekend of Patriot League Baseball matchups. Bucknell took three of four games against Army, while Navy did the same against Lafayette. Holy Cross swept a Saturday doubleheader against Lehigh in a rain-shortened series. Student-athletes from Bucknell and Navy garnered the three weekly awards. Continue reading →
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE Patriot League Player of the Week (March 2-8)
Rob Froio, Lafayette So., CF, Midlothian, Ill.
Froio gives Lafayette its third consecutive Player of the Week honoree after an outstanding weekend to help the Leopards to a four-game sweep at Maryland-Eastern Shore. Froio was nearly perfect in Saturday’s doubleheader sweep, going 10-for-12 with six runs scored and seven RBI in the two games. He was 6-for-6 with six RBI and three runs in Lafayette’s 17-5 victory. Continue reading →
Daniel Bierce, Lafayette Sr., SS, Virginia Beach, Va.
Bierce helped the Leopards to a 2-1 record over the weekend by posting multiple-hit performances in each outing. He opened the season by going 2-for-4 with a run scored and the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the eighth of a 2-1 win over Ohio on Saturday. Later in the day, Bierce posted a perfect 3-for-3 game at the plate with a home run, three RBI, two runs scored and two doubles as Lafayette beat Davidson, 10-6. Bierce concluded his weekend with a 2-for-5 day in a loss to Davidson on Sunday. He posted a .583 batting average (7-for-12) on the season’s first weekend, with four runs scored, a home run and four RBI in the three games. Continue reading →