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UMBC Baseball Falls to Vermont, 6-2, 10-1 in Doubleheader
Junior Steve Evans (3-4) and freshman Marty Zawacki (2-6) were slated with the losses for the Retrievers, with Evans going the distance in Game 1 and letting up six runs on nine hits while striking out four in 6.0 innings, and Zawacki letting up 10 runs (nine earned) on 11 hits while striking out three in 5.0 innings of work.
Juniors Will Delawter and Joe Fowler each recorded their fifth home run during the course of the day, but the Retrievers three total runs couldn’t compete with
Ethan Paquette and Bryand Rembisz led the Catamounts from the plate, with Paquette going 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI in the opener while Rembisz went 3-for-4 with a homer, a stolen base and three RBI in Game Two.
Kyle Henry allowed just five hits, walked three and struck out six to improve to 4-5 on the season while Justin Albert went the distance in Game Two, scattering five hits and striking out two while letting one run score.
Evans and Henry battled back and forth in Game One, with
Delawter knotted that score at one with a solo shot in the top of the sixth, but the Catamounts answered with a five-run, five-hit inning in the bottom of the sixth, giving them a 6-1 lead.
Senior Mike Scheffel added an RBI single in the seventh to make the final, 6-2, in favor of
Fowler got the Retrievers off on the right foot, hitting a solo homer with one out in the first inning to give them a 1-0 lead, but
The Catamounts added eight more runs, including a four-run fifth inning, while blanking the Retrievers for the rest of the game to take the win, 10-1.
The Retrievers will look to tie their first conference series this year, when they face the Catamounts in the four-game series finale on Sunday at 12:00 noon.