RIZZOTTI POWERS BASEBALL TO 9-3 WIN OVER ALBANY
Riverdale, N.Y. (May 8, 2007)- Matt Rizzotti went 4-5 with two runs scored and four RBI to help lead Manhattan to a 9-2 win over University at Albany this afternoon at Van Cortlandt Park in the Jaspers’ final non-conference home game of the season.
Five straight hits opened the decisive inning. Rene Ruiz started things off with a single to center, and moved to second on a single by Kevin Nieto. Rizzotti drove home Ruiz with a single before Kevin Nieto scored on a Nick Derba double. Dom Lombardi drove home Rizzotti and Derba with a two-RBI single to increase the
Albany was able to push across two runs with two RBI singles in the fourth before the Jaspers put the game out of reach in the bottom of the sixth on a three-run home run by Rizzotti, scoring Kevin Nieto and Ruiz ahead of him.