Wells and senior Sean
Miller-Jones each homered as the Central Connecticut baseball
team completed a weekend sweep over Quinnipiac with a 7-5 12-inning
victory on Sunday in Hamden. The two combined for 18 hits, 17 runs
batted in and five home runs in the four-game series vs. the
Bobcats. Central is now 23-17-1 on the season and 15-9 in
Northeast Conference play.
The Blue Devils led 4-0 in the top of the sixth inning after posting one run in the second, two in the fourth and one more in the sixth. In the second inning freshman J.P. Sportman hit his second home run of the season to give Central the 1-0 lead.
They scored two in the fourth Central scored two unearned runs on a failed pick off attempt. With the bases loaded seniors Pat Epps and Miller-Jones each scored on the Quinnipiac miscue to make it 3-0.
The lead reached four in the sixth when Wells hit his second home run in as many days. It was the second home run of the game for the Blue Devils.
Quinnipiac scored one in the sixth inning to make it 4-1, but the Blue Devils got the run back in the top of the eighth when junior A.J. Lowers walked with the bases loaded.
The Bobcats answered with their biggest inning of the series, scoring four runs in the bottom of the eighth to tie the score 5-5.
Junior Harry Glynne pitched seven innings allowed just four hits and one earned run while striking out five. He did not walk a batter and faced only 26 Quinnipiac hitters in his seven innings of work. Freshman Nick Boyd allowed four runs on three hits and recorded only one out in the game. Classmate Josh Ingham came in the stop the Quinnipiac rally in the eighth inning.
Miller-Jones homered to lead off the 12th inning, and junior Danny Hickey drove in a run with a single to push the lead to 7-5.
Ingham pitched the final 4.2 innings to earn the victory for the Blue Devils. He allowed just five hits and struck out eight to improve to 2-1 on the season.
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