The Quinnipiac baseball team saw a three-game winning streak fall at Richmond in a 17-4 loss to the Spiders. Quinnipiac drops to 4-2 overall while Richmond improves to 5-10-2. Mickey Amanti (Waterford, Conn.) was 2-for-4 in the loss.
Quinnipiac carries its best record through six games in the program's Division I history at 4-2. The Bobcats took the first two games of their three-game set against Richmond on Friday, 6-5 in 10 innings, and Saturday, 6-4. Ben Farina (Waterford, Conn.), Chris Migani (Orange, Conn.), Joe Poletsky (Riverside, Conn.) and Kyle Nisson (Wallingford, Conn.) each scored for the Bobcats. Nisson, Mike Bartlett (Milford, Conn.) and Zak Palmer (Dix Hills, N.Y.) all drove in runs.
Quinnipiac scored four in the first inning, but were held off the board for the remainder of the game. They led 4-1 heading into the bottom of the third before Richmond plated four runs in the bottom of the inning to take a 5-4 lead. Richmond struck for eight runs in the bottom of the fourth as Quinnipiac starter George Dummar (Branford, Conn.) was chased from the game. Quinnipiac used six different pitchers in the game, a season-high.
Quinnipiac returns to action on Tuesday, March 15 when they travel to Newark, Dela. to take on the University of Delaware in a nine-inning non-conference game set for a 3 p.m. start. The Bobcats will then play Rider on Wednesday, March 16 in Lawrenceville, N.J. before heading to Teaneck, N.J. to open a four-game, Northeast Conference series against Fairleigh Dickinson this weekend.