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Maryland Defeats Baseball, 10-7, Wednesday Evening
Junior Bryan Russo
BALTIMOREóThe UMBC baseball team fell to local rival Maryland, 10-7, Wednesday evening after the Terrapins scored in each of their first six innings. With the loss, the Retrievers drop to 7-18, while the Terps improve to 14-21.
UMBC loaded the bases in the bottom of the fifth before sophomores Brian Klukowicz (
After sophomore Max Himmelstein (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) grounded out to score fellow sophomore Mike Lafferty (Annapolis, Md./Mount St. Joseph/Marietta College), junior Bryan Russo (Westbury, N.Y./Clarke) hit a two-run triple to right-center field to cut the lead to 7-5. Sophomore Curtis Schickner (
Junior Rick Phillips (
Pesci (1-2) started for the Retrievers, allowing six runs (five earned) in four-plus innings of work.
Russo now has an extra-base hit in each of his last five games.
The Retrievers return to action at Stony Brook for a three-game series this weekend. The two teams have a double-header at noon on Saturday and a single game at 1 p.m. Sunday.