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UMBC BASEBALL DROPS BOTH END OF A DOUBLEHEADER WITH ARMY ON SATURDAY
Baltimore, Md. – The UMBC Baseball team dropped two games to Army on Saturday afternoon in a doubleheader at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC. The Retrievers lost game one, 7-1, and game two, 6-0, as they fall to 0-5 on the year and Army moves to 3-2.
Zach Clark started game one for the Retrievers throwing a shut out through four innings allowing two hits and striking out four batters. UMBC held a 1-0 lead after Dan Carpenter knocked in Kevin Brooks in the fifth inning.
The Black Knights, however, responded in the top of the sixth with a three run inning as Army four singles resulted in all three runs, including one by Jeremy Stache that drove in two runners.
The Black Knights added four more runs in the top of the seventh as Walker Gorham hit a three-run shot. Justin Kashner went all seven innings, striking out three allowing six hits for the Black Knights.
In the second game the Retrieves were shut out by Nick Hill who threw a five hit shutout as Army scored three runs in the second, two in the third and one in the sixth.
Retrievers threatened in the bottom of the seventh with the bases loaded but were unable to get anybody across the plate. Zack Clark was the only Retriever with a multi-hit performance in game two, going 2-for-4 from the plate.
The Retrievers and Army finish their three-game series on Sunday with a 12 p.m. first pitch.