Baseball Loses To Rhode Island, 6-0

The Quinnipiac University baseball team lost to Rhode Island, 6-0, in a non-conference match-up at Bill Beck Field in Kingston, R.I. With the loss, Quinnipiac drops to 13-15 overall while Rhode Island improves to 17-13.

The Bobcats were held to just four hits for the afternoon. Joe Poletsky (Riverside, Conn.), Kyle Nisson (Wallingford, Conn.), Zak Palmer (Mahwah, N.J.) and Ray Buckley (Milford, Conn.) all managed hits for the Bobcats.

For Rhode Island, Jeff Roy was 3-for-4 with two runs scored while Tom Coulombe had a two-run triple. Mike LeBel, Jeff Cammans and Kevin Stenhouse also drove in runs. Anthony Pisani picked up the win to improve to 4-0 after holding Quinnipiac scoreless on three hits over six innings. Gardner Leaver and LeBel pitched the final three innings.

Kevin Castodio (Pawcatuck, Conn.) pitched one inning of perfect baseball. Castodio has been solid for the Bobcats as he has not allowed an earned run in his last 10 1/3 innings spanning his last five appearances. Andrew Rinaldi (East Rockaway, N.Y.) pitched a scoreless eighth inning for the Bobcats.

Quinnipiac is back in action this weekend when they travel to Brooklyn, N.Y. to face Long Island University in a four-game Northeast Conference series at KeySpan Park.