Baseball Opens Season Series Against Saint Anselm with Road Defeat

Baseball Opens Season Series Against Saint Anselm with Road Defeat

MANCHESTER, N.H. - The Saint Michael's College baseball team opened its three-game Northeast-10 Conference season series against Saint Anselm College on Tuesday at Sullivan Park with a 14-4 setback.

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (5-9, 2-5 NE10), Saint Anselm (6-16, 2-5 NE10)

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

  • Sophomore Anthony Azpeitia (Tampa, Fla./King), 2-for-3, R, BB
  • First-year Harrison Stampler (Miami, Fla./Coral Gables), 1-for-4, R, 2 RBIs, BB, 2B
  • Sophomore Cameron Kroeger (Clearwater, Fla./Countryside), 1-for-3, RBI, BB
  • First-year Sebastian Oetterer (Orlando, Fla./Dr. Phillips), 1-for-3, BB
  • First-year JP LaBarge (Dennis, Mass./Nauset Regional), 2 IP, 2 H, 5 R, 5 ER
  • First-year Ozzie Rodriguez (Tampa, Fla./Boca Ciega), 3 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 0 ER
  • First-year Sean Birch (Mansfield, Mass./Xaverian Brothers), 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER

OPPONENT LEADERS

  • Senior Tyler McKeon, 0-for-0, 3 R, 4 BB, HP
  • First-year Matt Collins, 1-for-2, 4 R, 1 RBI, 3 BB, 2 SB
  • Senior Oscar Larranaga, 2-for-4, 2 RBIs, HP
  • Senior Connor Parent, 2-for-6, 2 RBIs
  • Senior JJ Dunn, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 10 K

GAME FACTS

  • Saint Anselm opened its home schedule.
  • Saint Michael's playing its fifth straight game in New Hampshire.
  • The Purple Knights used four pitchers, including three first-years.

THE ACTION

  • Dunn did not allow a Purple Knight base runner until Kroeger walked with two down in the fourth, and no Saint Michael's player picked up a hit until Oetterer's single up the middle with one out in the fifth.
  • Saint Anselm went ahead 2-0 on consecutive RBI singles from Larranaga and Parent in the first inning.
  • Three more Hawks scored in the second frame without the aid of a hit.
  • Five runs came around for the hosts in the third, all with two down and all unearned.
  • The teams each scored four runs in the latter third of the game, with the Purple Knights plating all of their runs in the eighth inning. Sophomore Julien Giroux-Harvey (Montreal, Québec/Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf) scored on a wild pitch, Stampler ripped a two-run double and Kroeger poked an RBI single.

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S GAME

  • Thursday at Castleton University, 2 p.m. doubleheader.