Baseball Falls to Cortland, 10-5
Grand Chute, Wis. (5/25/12) – SUNY Cortland used a seven run fourth inning to propel past the Kean University baseball team by the final of 10-5, Friday afternoon in action at the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Tournament.
Kean falls to 37-11, breaking their 10 game win streak. The Cougars will face Webster University in the elimination bracket at 11 a.m. (ET) on Saturday morning.
It was a see-saw battle in the first two innings of action as each team traded single runs. The Red Dragons (40-7-1), winners of 23 straight games, broke the game open, plating seven runs with five hits and four walks in the fourth frame, chasing starter Kevin Herget. Herget suffered the loss after tossing three and a third innings. Herget (7-5) allowed six runs and six walks with three strikeouts.
Trailing 10-3, the Cougars plated two runs in their half of the seventh, all with two outs. Senior Vinny Galya got things started with a single and advanced to second on a Cortland miscue. Senior Steve Sanguiliano then lined a triple to the gap putting the score at 10-4. Kean added one more with an RBI single from senior Eddie Jennings.
Jennings was 3-for-4 with two RBI while Sanguiliano was 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored.
Max Rosing led Cortland as he was 2-for-4 with three RBI. On the mound, Ray Angelucci improved to 12-1 allowing five runs, three earned, and nine hits in six and two thirds innings of work.