March 10, 2012

Baseball Drops 8-0 Decision To Richmond

The Quinnipiac University baseball team fell to Richmond, 8-0, on Saturday afternoon at Pitt Field in Richmond, Va., in the second game of a three-game series. With the loss, the Bobcats fall to 1-5 on the season. With the win, the Spiders improve to 10-3.

Richmond took control with a four-run first inning against junior starting pitcher George Dummar (Branford, Conn.). Dummar went the first five innings for the Bobcats, surrendering eight runs (three earned) on seven hits and four walks, while striking out three. Dummar falls to 1-1 with the loss. Junior Ray Buckley (Bethel, Conn.) relieved Dummar, pitching three scoreless, hitless innings.

Zak Sterling earned the win for the Spiders, improving to 2-0 on the season. Sterling pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and two walks, while striking out four.

The Bobcats tallied four hits in the game, including the first career hit from senior Neil Mammele (Madison, Conn.), who recorded a pinch-hit single in the ninth inning.

Quinnipiac returns to action on Sunday, Mar. 11, for the final game of a three-game series against Richmond. Sunday's first pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.