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UMBC Baseball Drops First Conference Series, Falls in Finale to Vermont, 13-5
Senior Steve Russo was 2-for-3 in the loss to Vermont on Sunday.
BALTIMORE—The UMBC baseball team fell in conference play against
Junior Wink Nolan (Ellicott City, Md./Calvert Hall/Maryland) had a successful game going 2-for-4 with one run scored and senior Steve Russo (Lancaster, Pa./Conestoga Valley) had two hits in three at bats. Senior Sean Rae (1-2) (Westminster, Md./Calvert Hall College/Frostburg) suffered the loss for the Retrievers allowing seven runs, three earned, on seven hits while striking out two in two innings of work.
Justin Milo contributed to the Catamounts win by going 5-for-6 with three runs scored and two RBI. Keith Rakus (1-3) picked up the win for
The game started off with a bang as the Catamounts scored three on a double by Kyle Henry after two errors were committed by the Retrievers to hold a 3-0 advantage going into the bottom of the inning, but a Catamount error also put the Retrievers on the board in the first.
Junior Shawn Retz (
The second inning saw
The Retrievers scored one run in the bottom of the sixth when freshman Rich Conlon (
Freshman Travis Pearson pitched one inning in relief in the seventh and struck out one while allowing only one hit. Freshman David Divita (
The final run would be scored by
The Retrievers return to competition when they host the Navy Midshipmen on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC before traveling to