Senior Jake Matuszak had a pair of hits and two runs batted in but the Central Connecticut baseball team saw its three-game win streak stop at UConn on Wednesday with a 7-4 loss. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 11-9 overall on the season.
The Blue Devils begin a weekend series at home vs. Quinnipiac on Friday at 3 p.m.
Central outhit the Huskies 10-8, but couldn't overcome a three-run hole in the first two innings of the game. The Blue Devils scored first on a sacrifice fly from junior Tyler McIntyre in the first inning.
The Huskies answered with three runs in the first and one in the second for a 4-1 lead.
They built the lead to 7-1 with two two more runs in the fifth and one in the sixth inning.
Central climbed back, scoring two in the seventh and then one in the eighth to cut the lead to 7-4. They would get no closer and see their three-game winning streak stopped.
In the seventh inning, junior Mike Washburn singled and went to third on a double from senior Danny Hickey. Junior Nick Palmisano's sacrifice fly scored the first run of the inning, and Matuszak's RBI single made it 7-3.
In the eighth inning McIntyre singled and went to third on a double from sophomore J.P. Sportman. McIntyre would score on a throwing error by the pitcher to make it 7-4.
Freshman Jesse Frawley picked up the loss on the mound for the Blue Devils, pitching four innings and allowing six hits and five earned runs. Freshman Mike Krukiel and junior Todd Savatsky each pitched a scoreless inning of relief.
Matuszak and Sportman each had a pair of hits in the game. Matuszak, McIntyre and Palmisano each drove in a run.
The Blue Devils return home on Friday, hosting Quinnipiac in a single game beginning at 3 p.m. They will also play a doubleheader on Saturday and a final single game on Sunday, both at 1 p.m.
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June 13, 2012 Sportman Helps Lead University Division to NEIBA Win
May 18, 2012 Baseball Season Ends in NEC Tourney
May 17, 2012 Baseball Drops NEC Opener to SHU, 3-2
May 16, 2012 Four Blue Devils Named All-Conference
May 14, 2012 Baseball Pair Earn Weekly Honors
May 13, 2012 Baseball #3 Seed in NEC Tourney
May 12, 2012 Baseball Wins Big at the Mount
May 10, 2012 Glynne Tosses Gem, CCSU Wins 9-0
May 2, 2012 Baseball Falls to Hartford, 3-2
May 1, 2012 Baseball Wins 7-2 at Fairfield
April 30, 2012 Ingham Named NEC Player of the Week
April 29, 2012 Baseball Takes Three From Wagner
April 28, 2012 Brown Pitches Blue Devils to Split
April 27, 2012 Baseball Walks Off Against Wagner
April 24, 2012 Stony Brook Edges Blue Devils 4-3
April 21, 2012 Baseball Splits on Saturday at FDU
April 20, 2012 Baseball Drops Doubleheader at FDU
April 19, 2012 Baseball Weekend Schedule Change
April 17, 2012 Baseball Tops UMass, 11-2
April 16, 2012 Baseball vs. UMass Moved to CCSU
April 15, 2012 Baseball Drops Series Finale
April 14, 2012 Baseball Earns Split with Game Two Win
April 13, 2012 Glynne, Blue Devils Top Monmouth 3-1
April 10, 2012 Baseball Tops Holy Cross 13-4 on Tuesday
April 7, 2012 Baseball Drops Series Finale at Bryant
April 6, 2012 Blue Devils Drop Two at Bryant on Friday
April 5, 2012 Baseball Drops Opener at Bryant
April 4, 2012 Rhode Island Tops Baseball 10-5
April 2, 2012 Hickey Becomes CCSU Wins Leader
April 2, 2012 McIntyre, Casey Brown Honored by NEC
April 1, 2012 Baseball Completes Sweep of Bobcats
March 31, 2012 Baseball Sweeps Quinnipiac 6-5 and 3-2
March 30, 2012 Baseball Stops Quinnipiac, 9-3
March 28, 2012 Baseball Falls 7-4 at UConn
March 25, 2012 Baseball Tops LIU Brooklyn 5-3
March 24, 2012 Baseball Sweeps Saturday Doubleheader
March 23, 2012 Baseball's Win Streak Ends on Friday
March 21, 2012 Two in the Ninth Gives Baseball Fourth Straight Win
March 20, 2012 Baseball Tops Northeastern 4-3
March 18, 2012 Baseball Tops Sacred Heart 7-4
March 17, 2012 Game Two Shutout Gives Baseball Saturday Split
March 16, 2012 Baseball Drops NEC Opener
March 14, 2012 Baseball Wins With Two in the 11th
March 12, 2012 Brown Earns NEC Rookie Honor for Second Time
March 11, 2012 Baseball Makes it Two Straight
March 10, 2012 Cody Brown Tosses Shutout at St.Joe's
March 9, 2012 Baseball Falls at Temple, 10-6
March 7, 2012 Sportman Homers in Baseball Loss
March 5, 2012 Cody Brown Named Rookie/Pitcher of the Week
March 4, 2012 Brown Pitches Blue Devils to First Win
March 3, 2012 Baseball Falls 4-3 on Run in the Ninth
March 2, 2012 Baseball Drops 9-2 Decision at Towson in Season Opener
March 2, 2012 Baseball Drops Game Two to Towson on Friday
February 15, 2012 Blue Devils Picked Third in Coaches Poll
July 5, 2011 Neumann Earns NECBL Pitcher of the Week Honor