Baseball Drops 3-0 Road Final at Stonehill

THE BASICS:

- Score: Stonehill 3, Assumption 0

- Records: Assumption (14-19, 9-10 NE-10, 5-6 NE-10 Div.) Stonehill (19-13, 8-6 NE-10, 5-5 NE-10 Div.)

- Location: Easton, Mass. (Lou Gorman Field)

- The Lead: On Tuesday afternoon in Northeast-10 divisional play, the Assumption College baseball team dropped a 3-0 road final to Stonehill College at Lou Gorman Field in Easton, Mass. The teams are now 1-1 in the three-game divisional series between the two squads.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- Stonehill took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fifth as Alex Hurley came home for an unearned run with two outs. After reaching on a leadoff single to third and moving to second on a throwing error, Hurley eventually came home on a two-out sacrifice fly from Steve Lee.

- In the eighth, the Skyhawks used an RBI double from Ben Monte to score Brian Hocking to make it a 2-0 margin. Monte eventually came home for the game's final run as Hurley drew a bases-loaded walk to chase Assumption starting pitcher Mike Curtis (Wilmington, Mass./Wilmington).

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

- Sophomore Andrew Jaehnig (Quincy, Mass./Boston College) was 2-for-3 for the Hounds, while Lee and Monte were both 2-for-3 o the day.

- Curtis went 7.2 innings, scattering seven hits with three runs allowed (two earned), three walks and three strikeouts to fall to 4-2. Pat Shore improved to 3-1 as he went six scoreless innings, allowing five hits with two walks and four strikeouts.

- Overall, Stonehill outhit the Hounds by a 7-6 margin as the visitors also committed a pair of errors in the game.

UP NEXT:

- Assumption is back in action on Saturday, April 23rd as the Hounds host nationally-ranked Franklin Pierce for a doubleheader beginning at Noon at Rocheleau Field.

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