Senior Pat Epps
homered and drove in two but the Central Connecticut baseball team
dropped an 8-3 decision at home on Tuesday afternoon. The homer
for Epps is the 27th of his career, extending his school record.
The Blue Devils are now 17-14-1 overall on the season.
UMass scored in each of the first three innings, taking a 6-0 lead after three. They posted one in the first, two in the second and three in the third.
Epps got the Blue Devils on the board in the fourth inning with a two-run home run over the left field fence. It was his second home run of the season. Junior Mitch Wells added an RBI groundout in the bottom of the eighth inning to cut the lead to 6-3.
The Minutemen scored two runs in the ninth inning to push the lead to 8-3, the eventual final score.
Central used five pitchers in the game. Donny Crook took the loss, pitching the first two innings and allowing four hits and three runs. Nate Sturgis pitched three shutout inning for the Blue Devils, allowing two hits and striking out four.
Epps had his home run and two RBI. Freshman J.P. Sportman and Anthony Turgeon each had two hits for Central in the loss.
The Blue Devils return to action on Thursday hosting Fairleigh Dickinson in a Northeast Conference game beginning at 3 p.m.
May 30, 2011 Mitch Wells Named NEIBA All-Star on Monday
May 15, 2011 Baseball Series Finale at Long Island Washed Out
May 14, 2011 Baseball Sweeps Saturday Doubleheader at Long Island
May 13, 2011 Baseball Falls 1-0 on the Road at Long Island
April 29, 2011 Baseball Wins Big at Quinnipiac, 26-3
April 25, 2011 Scribner Gets the Call, Joins San Diego Padres Active Roster
April 23, 2011 Baseball Start Pushed to 2:45 p.m.
April 19, 2011 Baseball Drops 8-3 Decision at Home to UMass on Tuesday
April 17, 2011 Baseball Win Streak Stopped on Sunday
April 16, 2011 Baseball Wins Seventh Straight, Tops Fairfield 3-0
April 14, 2011 Baseball Tops Stony Brook 5-4
April 13, 2011 Wednesday's Baseball Game vs. Stony Brook Moved to Thursday
April 10, 2011 Baseball Wins Weekend Series With Sunday Win Over
April 6, 2011 Baseball Adds Home Game vs. Stony Brook on April 13
April 6, 2011 Baseball Wins at Home Over Iona, 7-5
April 4, 2011 2011 CCSU Baseball Media Guide
April 3, 2011 Baseball Splits Sunday Doubleheader at Monmouth
March 26, 2011 Baseball Splits With Wagner on Saturday on Staten Island
March 23, 2011 Wednesday's Baseball Game Canceled Due to Storm
March 21, 2011 Dylan DelaCruz Named NEC Co-Rookie of the Week in Baseball
March 20, 2011 Baseball Drops Series Finale Against Bryant on Sunday
March 19, 2011 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader at Home on Saturday vs. Bryant
March 18, 2011 Central Comes From Behind to Top Bryant 10-9 in NEC Opener
March 16, 2011 Baseball Postponed on Wednesday
March 15, 2011 Baseball Field Parking Directions for The 2011 Season
March 14, 2011 Baseball Drops 8-5 Decision at George Washington on Monday
March 12, 2011 Baseball Splits a Pair of Games on Saturday
December 26, 2010 Central Connecticut Baseball Camp Postponed Because of Weather