Hounds Complete Sweep of Saint Anselm With 12-3 Victory

THE BASICS:

- Score: Assumption 12, Saint Anselm 3   

- Records: Assumption (17-23, 12-14 NE-10, 8-10 NE-10 Div.) Saint Anselm (8-34, 3-22 NE-10, 3-17 NE-10 Div.)

- Location: Manchester, N.H. (Sullivan Park)

- The Lead: Led by a career-high five-hit effort from freshman Hunter Tralli (Berlin, Conn./Northwest Catholic) and 17 hits overall, the Assumption College baseball team completed a three-game sweep of Saint Anselm College with a 12-3 win over the Hawks on Sunday afternoon at Sullivan Park.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- Assumption took a 3-0 lead in the first behind a two-RBI double down the left field line from senior Tom Paine (Upton, Mass./Nipmuc Regional), followed by an RBI single by senior Colin Clancy (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) that scored Paine.

- Junior Mike Coggeshall (Shrewsbury, Mass./Shrewsbury) added his ninth homer of the season in the seventh with a two-run shot to center to stretch the lead to 5-0. The Hawks countered with an Aaron Crandall bases-clearing double in the bottom of the frame as he was thrown out trying to stretch the hit into a triple.

- The Hounds added a four-run eighth behind four hits, followed by a three-RBI double to right center in the ninth by Tralli for the 12-3 final.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

- Tralli was 5-for-6 with four RBI and three runs scored, while Coggeshall was 2-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored. Paine was also 2-for-4 with three RBI and Clancy had a pair of hits.

- Matthew Flynn led the Hawk offense with three hits, while Nick Bragole was 2-for-4 as the Hounds outhit Saint Anselm 17-10 in the win.

- Junior Tom Horstkotte (Milford, Mass./Saint John's) picked up the win to improve to 4-4 as he went 7.1 innings, scattering eight hits with three runs allowed and four strikeouts. Tyler Buck dropped to 0-2 on the season, going 6.2 innings with 11 hits, five runs, two walks and four strikeouts.

UP NEXT:

- Assumption is back in action on Tuesday, May 3rd as the Hounds host Stonehill College for a Senior Day start beginning at 3:30 p.m. at Rocheleau Field.

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