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Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Stony Brook Saturday Afternoon
Sophomore Brian Klukowicz
BALTIMORE—The UMBC baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to America East foe Stony Brook, 17-0 and 26-6, Saturday afternoon at the Baseball Factory Field.
In the first game, Stony Brook’s Nick Tropeano (6-3) pitched a shutout and stuck out 11. Senior starter Ed Bach (
Tanner Nivins led the Seawolves (21-22, 10-6 America East) with three hits and three runs driven in.
In the second game, sophomore Brian Klukowicz (Clifton, N.J./St. Peter's Prep) hit two opposite-field home runs and fellow sophomore Michael Pesci (Parsippany, N.J./DePaul Catholic) hit a two-run home run for the Retrievers (9-31, 4-12 AEC), but Stony Brook used a 16-run second inning to propel them to a 26-6 win.
SBU’s William Carmona went 4-4 with four runs batted in and two runs scored.
Tyler Johnson (7-2) earned the win for the Seawolves, while senior starter Kevin Clark (
Jordan Purington pitched the final four innings for his first save of the season.
The two teams conclude the three-game series Sunday at 1 p.m.