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UMBC BASEBALL RIPS 17 HITS IN 13-2 WIN OVER N.Y. TECH
Kyle Wildasin has a hit in 24-of-27 games this year.
Head Coach John Jancuska is five wins from reaching 600 for his career.
Baltimore, Md. - UMBC (9-19) sent 10 batters to the plate in the sixth inning and Steve Evans (Finksburg, Md./Chapelgate) pitched 7.0 innings allowing two runs en route to a 13-2 win over N.Y. Tech (11-19) on Tuesday Night at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC. UMBC, who hosts night baseball every Tuesday Night until May 10th, tallied 17 hits in the game as all nine Retriever starters scored runs and eight recorded hits in the game.
Evans took over on the mound from the start, sitting down the first six batters in order before giving up his first hit in the top of the third. Mike Kenefick, who was batting .400 entering the game for NYIT, singled to score Tom Murray in the third. Evans gave up his only other run of the game in the fourth as a single by Joe Espasito scored David Johnson, who led off the inning with a double.
Evans shut the door after the fourth allowing no runs and three hits in his final three innings of work. Evans took the win moving to 1-2 on the year allowing eight hits, two runs with four strikeouts in 7.0 innings. Blake Phipps (
UMBC sent eight batters to the plate in the first inning to jump out to a 3-0 lead as Mike Scheffel (Westminster, Md./Westminster) tripled, Kyle Wildasin (Hanover, Pa./Southwestern), who has a hit in 24-of-27 games this year, singled home Scheffel and Alex Laddbush (Clarksburg, Md./Ohio U.) doubled in Wildasin. Laddbush later scored on a single by Tom Rinaldi (Holmdel, N.J./Holmdel).
UMBC scored the final 10 runs of the game, tallying two in the fifth, four in the sixth and four in the eighth inning. In the sixth UMBC busted the game open sending 10 batters to the plate for four runs on four hits.
For the game Scheffel, Wildasin and Ian Carman (North East, Md./Cecil C.C.) each finished with three hits with Scheffel and Wildasin driving in two runs each.
Julian Richard took the loss to fall to 0-4, going 5.2 innings allowing nine runs on 14 hits with two strikeouts. John Ronan pitched the final 2.1 innings allowing four runs on three hits with three walks.
UMBC returns to action as they go for the season series against