DOMINANT STARTING PITCHING AND POWERFUL OFFENSE HELPS BASEBALL IMPROVE TO PERFECT 16-0 IN MAAC
Riverdale, N.Y. (April 28, 2007)—Senior pitchers Jesse Darcy and Josh Santerre each pitched complete games as the Jaspers swept Rider on Saturday afternoon, winning game one 3-1 and the nightcap 9-2. Darcy and Santerre allowed just 10 hits combined over 16 innings, while Kevin Nieto had three RBI in game two. The Jaspers have now won 18 of 19 games, and sport a 26-12 overall record.
The score wouldn’t remain tied for long as
That was all the cushion Darcy would need, as the senior was brilliant in limiting Rider to just five hits, striking out seven. In pitching his fourth complete game of the season, Darcy improved his record to 7-2 on the season.
In the ninth, Darcy retired the first two batters in order, but allowed the tying runs to reach base on a single and a hit batsmen. However the right-hander retired Nick Wojnowski on a groundball to first to secure the win.
In game two, Rene Ruiz’s triple in the first inning scored Kevin Nieto to give the Jaspers an early 1-0 lead. Leading 3-0 in the third inning,
Santerre wouldn’t need much support as the senior was tremendous in allowing just two runs on five hits, pitching his fourth complete game of the season, and improving his record to 6-2 on the season.
The Jaspers will look to make it 17-0 in the MAAC tomorrow when they finish their weekend series with the Broncs tomorrow afternoon at from Van Cortlandt Park.