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UMBC BASEBALL SPLITS DOUBLEHEADER ON SATURDAY
Joe Fowler hit a three-run home run with the Retrievers down to their last out for a 6-5 win on Saturday.
The UMBC baseball team (11-20, 1-5 America East) split a doubleheader with
The Retrievers win broke a seven-game slide and gave them their first conference win of the season. Fowler’s home run was his team high sixth of the season as the sophomore outfielder with the Retrievers down to their last out hit a three-run shot over the right field fence. The home run brought the Retrievers from trailing 5-3 to a one run lead at 6-5.
Eddie Bach sat down the Bearcats in order in the bottom half of the seventh, giving UMBC the 6-5 victory. Bach (2-3) pitched 2.1 innings in relief, allowing one run on two hits with two strikeouts. Jon Pavlis pitched the first 4.2 innings, allowing four runs on five hits with one strikeout. None of the four runs allowed were earned.
Jarred Rampey took the loss for the Bearcats, falling to 1-3 on the season. Rampey pitched the seventh inning in which he allowed three runs on one hit. Zach Groh started for the Bearcats, going 6.0 innings and allowing three runs on five hits.
In game two, Mike Van Gorder (3-1) allowed five hits and one run in notching his second complete game of the spring. He struck out six and walked none.
Zach Clark (1-2) started for UMBC, allowing five runs on six hits with five strikeouts in 4.1 innings. Sean Rae pitched the final 1.2 innings.
UMBC returns to action on Tuesday when they host George Washington at 7 p.m.