RIVERDALE, N.Y. – The Manhattan College baseball team (1-5) dropped a pair of contests this afternoon in its doubleheader with South Alabama (5-3) falling 13-5 and 15-12 at Stanky Field in Mobile, Ala. David Doss, a junior catcher, erupted for four hits and four RBIs spoiling Jaspers’ freshman left-hander Dan Forman’s bid for his first collegiate win in game one. The Jaguars broke open game two with nine runs over the fifth and sixth innings to secure a three run decision.
In game one,
Doss would answer back soon thereafter with a solo shot of his own in the bottom of the sixth. He also managed two doubles going 4-4 in the contest. Teammate Bunky Kateon complemented Doss homering twice in game one.
Sophomore right-hander Zac Goyer earned the start in game two. He got into the third inning with the game locked at 5-5.
Lombardi was 3-4 in game two scoring three runs and knocking in one RBI, while Eric Nieto went 3-6 and scored twice.
The Jaguars rallied for nine runs on nine hits and two errors over the fourth and fifth inning to take a commanding 14-5 advantage.
Freshman Kyle Waddell was credited with the loss. Jaguars starter Kevin Nabors earned the win going six innings, allowing five runs and striking out six.
The squads wrap up the four game tomorrow afternoon. Game time is set for noon.