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UMBC BASEBALL FALLS IN SERIES FINALE TO LONGWOOD, 3-2
Tom Meaney recorded two doubles on Sunday for UMBC.
Longwood struck first in the second inning as Robbie Bailey with one out tripled down the right field line. David Loel in the Lancers next at bat grounded out as Bailey scored on the play to give the Lancers a 1-0 advantage.
UMBC in the top of the third inning responded with two runs. Mark Lemon opened the inning with a single and moved to third as Ian Carman reached base on a Lancers’ error. Steve Bowen plated Lemon with a sacrifice fly out to center field. Zach Clark, two batters later, singled to bring home Carman as UMBC led 2-1.
Longwood tied the game in the sixth with a RBI single by Zach Zingrang after Ryan Rowe led off the inning with a double down the left field. In the bottom of the ninth, the Lancers loaded the bases with two outs and Tyler Ames at the plate.
Brian McCullough went the distance for the Lancers, allowing seven hits, two runs, one earned run in 9.0 innings while striking out 12 Retriever batters and walking one for the win. Longwood recorded six hits by six different Lancers. Bailey tripled while Jon Quigley and Rowe had doubles.
Zach Clark started for UMBC, pitching the first inning and allowing a hit with a strikeout. Eddie Bach pitched the next 6.2 innings, allowing four hits, two runs, two walks with four strike outs. Rae took the loss going 1.0 innings, allowing one hit, one run, two walks and one strikeout.
UMBC tallied seven hits in the game with Tom Meaney stroking two doubles. Clark and Joe Fowler each recorded hits to extend both their hit streaks to 13 games.
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