No. 20 Baseball Opens Emerson Series with 15-1 Victory

No. 20 Baseball Opens Emerson Series with 15-1 Victory

GAME ONE: No. 20 Wheaton 15 - Emerson 1

RECORDS: Wheaton (20-6, 10-1 NEWMAC) - Emerson (5-21, 1-10 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Danvers, Mass. (Pete Frates Diamond)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College baseball team traveled to Emerson College for game one of its three-game New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) series with the Lyons walking away with a 15-1 victory. 
  • First-year Griffin Young picked up his fifth win of the season after finishing seven innings, giving up just one run on four hits, while striking out five and walking three. 
  • Junior Nick Raposo and Jacob Studley finished the contest 3-for-5 from the plate which included a home run. Brody Ashley and Andrew Manni each finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored. 
  • The game started with a single from Ashley, which was followed by a home run to left field from Studley. Raposo followed with a home run of his own, putting Wheaton on top 3-0. Manni came around to score later in the inning on a wild pitch. 
  • Wheaton tacked on seven more runs in the second behind RBI singles from Raposo, George Mulcahey, and Willy Boyd, as well as a triple from Manni. 
  • Emerson managed to plate a single run in the bottom of the fourth with help from a Wheaton error. 
  • Andrew Spirito made it 12-1 with a sacrifice fly that brought in Jared Sharkey who led off the inning with a single up the middle.
  • A triple to right from Studley got the scoring going in the seventh with Quinn Krais coming around to score. A wild pitch brought in the second run, while a bases-loaded walk ended the scoring.  

 THE BASICS:

  • Hits: Wheaton 17 / Emerson 4
  • Errors: Wheaton 1 / Emerson 3
  • RBIs: Wheaton 13 / Emerson 1
  • Left on Base: Wheaton 11 / Emerson 4
  • Walks: Wheaton 4 / Emerson 3
  • Strikeouts: Wheaton 4 / Emerson 9

UP NEXT: Wheaton and Emerson return to action Saturday, April 13 for the rest of their NEWMAC series at Sidell Stadium with the first game set for 1 p.m. due to impending morning rain. VIDEO / LIVE STATS