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UMBC BASEBALL FALLS AT TOWSON, 11-7
Kyle Wildasin went 3-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in UMBC's 11-7 loss to Towson.
The game started quiet with no runs in the opening inning before both teams bats awoken in the second inning, sparking four consecutive innings with each team scoring at least one run and a total of 16 runs scored as Towson jumped ahead 10-6.
The Retrievers struck first with Kyle Wildasin reaching base on a single to open the second inning and working himself around the bases to third base. Ian Carman looked to ground out to end the inning but a throwing error allowed Wildasin to score and put UMBC up 1-0 as Carman reached first base.
The Retrievers took their last lead of the game in the third inning as Zach Clark and Kyle Wildasin combined for two RBI singles to put UMBC ahead, 3-2.
Back-to-back triples by Adam Heffron and Casper Wells led to three runs in the bottom of the third for
Wells went on to hit a home run for Tigers as part of his 2-for-3 performance with two RBI and three runs scored. Schrieter also homered in his 3-for-4 performance with one run scored and three RBI.
Wildasin led UMBC with a 3-for-4 performance with two runs scored and an RBI. Tom Rinaldi tallied a multi-hit game at 2-for-3 with a run and RBI. UMBC recorded seven runs on 10 hits with five RBI as a team.
Eric Butkiewicz took the loss for UMBC, his second of the year after allowing eight runs on 10 hits in 4.0 innings of work. Zach Clark started the game going 2.0 innings allowing two runs on three hits in his first outing of the year. Newcomers Dan Blewitt and Brian Duffy finished the game pitching the seventh and eighth respectively for UMBC. Blewitt allowed one run, a homerun off the bat of Jeremy Stifler. Duffy struck out one and allowed no run and no hits in his perfect eighth inning.
Steve Johnson went the first 3.1 innings for
The Retrievers return to action when they host their home opener against Canisius on Saturday, March 12 at 12 p.m. in a two seven inning doubleheader.