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UMBC BASEBALL DEALT 7-5 LOSS TO LAFAYETTE ON SUNDAY
UMBC trailed 5-4 heading into the bottom of the eighth inning when Mark Lemon, with two outs, reached on an error. Lemon stole second base and scored on an RBI single by Ian Carman to tie the game, 5-5.
Retriever pitcher Sean Rae struck out pitch hitter Joe Ezekiel before sending Ian Law to first base on an intentional walk. UMBC looked to be out of the inning on a grounder, but a UMBC error allowed Conrad to score and give the Leopards a 6-5 advantage.
Mike Raible singled to center field, scoring Law to take the 7-5 lead heading into the bottom of the ninth.
In the bottom of the ninth, UMBC, with two outs, loaded the bases but
Steve Roberts earned the win pitching 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one run on one hit. Matt Kamine started for
Jon Pavlis started for UMBC, going 7.0 innings and allowing five run on eight hits with three strike outs. Sean Rae, who took the loss, pitched the final 2.0 innings, allowing two runs, none earned, with three strike outs.
Ian Law with 3-for-4 with three runs scored for