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Baseball Drops Second Game of Series to Dartmouth, 8-2, Wednesday Afternoon
Freshman Kevin Kean
WINTER HAVEN, Fla.—The UMBC baseball team fell to Dartmouth in the second game of a four-game set, 8-2, Wednesday afternoon as part of its trip to central Florida for Spring Break. With the loss, the Retrievers fall to 3-10, while the Big Green improves to 6-4.
In the bottom of the fifth, freshman D.J. Smith (Millersville, Md./Old Mill) singled to lead off the inning and moved to third on an error by the pitcher on a pickoff move. Smith came around to score on a single by fellow freshman Bryan Perlmutter (Hillsdale, N.J./Pascack Valley) that hit third base. Perlmutter would come around to score on another Big Green error.
Senior starter Austin Drewyer (Elliott City, Md./River Hill) (1-3) allowed five runs in seven innings of work
Dartmouth starter Kyle Hunter pitched seven innings (2-1), allowing no earned runs with nine strikeouts to pick up the win.
The two teams return to action Thursday for their third game of the series at 1 p.m.