The Central Connecticut baseball team swept a doubleheader on
Saturday afternoon in New Britain against Mount St. Mary's. The
Blue Devils won the first game 4-0 behind a three-hit shutout from
Krasnowiecki. They built and early lead in game two and held
on to win 7-4. With the sweep Central is now 12-12-1 overall and
8-7 in Northeast Conference play.
In game one the Blue Devils struck early with a run in the first inning. Junior Jake Matuszak led off the inning with a triple to deep left center field. He scored on an RBI groundout from freshman Dylan DelaCruz.
The lead reached 2-0 in the fifth on a sacrifice fly from senior Pat Epps. With one out in the inning DelaCruz singled and junior Mitch Wells doubled to put runners on second and third. Epps drove in the run.
In the sixth, sophomore Andy Lalli singled with one out and scored on an RBI double off the bat of classmate Tyler McIntyre. With two outs Matuszak singled through the left side to score the second run of the inning and make it 4-0.
Wells had two doubles and DelaCruz added a pair of singles to pace the offense. Matuszak added two hits and an RBI. Krasnowiecki pitched a complete game to earn his second win of the year. He allowed only three hits and struck out seven for his first shutout of the season.
Central used a big first inning to take a 5-0 lead in game two. All five runs came with two outs in the inning. Senior Sean Miller-Jones and freshman J.P. Sportman each had RBI singles to give the Blue Devils the lead. Both scored on a three-run home run from McIntyre, his second of the year.
Two more runs in the second made it 7-0. DelaCruz's drove in a run with a single and Epps doubled in the second run of the inning. The Mount scored an unearned run in the fourth to cut the lead to 7-1. They added two more unearned runs in the fifth, and an RBI single from Brandon Scott in the sixth cut the lead to 7-4.
Sophomore Nick Neumann pitched six innings and allowed just one earned run to pick up his second victory of the season. He struck out five but was plagued by four errors in the field by the Blue Devils. Freshman Josh Ingham picked up his third save of the season pitching the seventh inning.
The Blue Devils and Mountaineers will complete the weekend series on Sunday with a single game beginning at 1 p.m.
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