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UMBC Baseball Falls to Yale, 8-1
Senior Mike Scheffel led the Retrievers (1-5), going 1 for 1 on the day with two walks and scoring UMBC’s only run of the game in the eighth inning off sophomore Scott Peddicord’s groundout.
Junior Dan Blewett (0-2) took the loss for the Retrievers, recording six K’s and allowing eight hits and seven runs in 5.0 innings pitched.
Davis Stanley led the Bulldogs (2-1), going 2 for 4 on the day with two runs scored, while Steve Gilman led Yale from the mound, allowing no runs, four hits, and recording 3 K’s in 6.0 innings.
The Bulldogs jumped to an early, 2-0 lead in the first inning on successive Ryan Lavarnway and Charles Bush doubles before both teams had a scoring drought for four straight innings, when Yale added five more runs in the fifth.
The Bulldogs batted through their order with five different players scoring before
The game saw another scoring drought for three innings, until the Bulldogs added their eighth and final run off a Josh Cox single to shortstop.
Scheffel scored the Retrievers’ lone run of the game in the eighth to end the scoring for both teams.
The Retrievers will travel to the U.S. Naval Academy on Wednesday, March 7, before returning home to host a three-game series against