Junior Rich Conlon
BALTIMORE—The UMBC baseball team dropped the finale of a three-game series to Yale, 10-4, Monday afternoon at the Baseball Factory Field at UMBC. With the loss, the Retrievers drop to 0-3 on the season, while the Bulldogs improve to 3-0.
Junior Bryan Russo (Westbury, N.Y./Clarke) drove in his fourth run of the season, scoring fellow junior Rich Conlon (Vienna, Va./James Madison) in the first inning.
Yale scored seven in the top of the third, highlighted by three-run home runs by Trey Rallis and Charlie Neil.
Junior Casey Medairy (Elkridge, Md./Howard) added an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth, scoring junior captain Rick Phillips (Gaithersburg, Md./Gaithersburg). In the bottom of the ninth, Conlon added a solo shot, his first of the year, and Russo added an RBI double.
UMBC junior starter Marty Zawacki (Hebron, Md./James Bennett) allowed six runs in 2 and 1/3 innings of work. Yale starter Christopher O’Hare pitched six innings, striking out five while allowing two runs.
The Retrievers return to action Tuesday at George Washington at 2:30 p.m.