Baseball Looks to Stave Off Elimination vs. Le Moyne on Friday

Baseball Looks to Stave Off Elimination vs. Le Moyne on Friday

Northeast-10 Championship Weekend
#1 NE Southern New Hampshire (34-14, 19-6 NE10, 18-3 NE10 NE)
vs.
#1 SW/#20 Le Moyne (33-14-1, 17-6-1 NE10, 13-5 NE10 SW)
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 11 a.m.
Penmen Field - Hooksett, N.H.

Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics
Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics

 

SERIES: SNHU leads, 2-1
LAST MEETING: SNHU 8, Le Moyne 6 (02/25/18 at Myrtle Beach, S.C.)

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE 
Last time out: #8 New Haven 5, SNHU 3 (05/10/18 at Hooksett, N.H.)
Streak: Lost 1
Offensive Leaders: 
#7 Tom Blandini – 48 G, 66-195, .338/.429/.508, 1 HR, 41 RBI, 46 R, 10 2B, 10 3B, 14 SB
#2 Kyle Pangallo – 48 G, 56-166, .337/.431/.458, 29 RBI, 34 R, 14 2B, 3 3B, 12 SB
#23 Caleb Potter – 45 G, 52-170, .306/.394/.559, 10 HR, 36 RBI, 37 R, 9 2B, 2 3B, 6 SB
#21 Ryan Sullivan – 45 G, 50-178, .281/.361/.388, 4 HR, 33 RBI, 34 R, 7 2B
Probable Starter: 
#35 Shane McDonald – 10 G, 10 GS, 5-2, 4.18 ERA, 60.1 IP, 56 H, 32 R, 28 ER, 86/18 K/BB
Out of the 'Pen: 
#13 Hayden Manning – 11 G, 0-0, 1 SV, 0.63 ERA, 14.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 20/8 K/BB 
#33 Wesley Tobin – 14 G, 3-1, 1.17 ERA, 23.0 IP, 18 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 24/5 K/BB 
#36 Jeffrey Praml – 10 G, 0-0, 1 SV, 1.54 ERA, 11.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 12/2 K/BB
#30 Brendan Welch– 15 G, 2-1, 1 SV, 1.59 ERA, 17.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 17/10 K/BB

Notes: Southern New Hampshire had its seven-game winning streak snapped with a 5-3 loss to New Haven in its NE10 Championship Weekend opener Thursday ... SNHU will now try to stave off elimination Friday morning against Le Moyne ... the Penmen led, 2-0, when five unanswered runs, including four in the sixth inning, put New Haven in front for good ...sophomore Tom Blandini (Bow, N.H.; two RBI) and redshirt senior Ryan Sullivan (Hopkinton, Mass.) each finished 2-for-5, while senior Caleb Potter (Mentor, Ohio; run) and graduate student Taylor Olmstead (Greenwich, Conn.; RBI, run) were both 2-for-4 ... redshirt-sophomore Joshua Goldstein (Haverhill, Mass.) was 1-for-3 with a run, with senior Kyle Pangallo (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) going 1-for-4 ... grad student Andrew Lalonde (Bedford, N.H.) allowed five runs – four earned – on five hits, while striking out seven and walking two, over five-plus innings ... three relief pitchers combined to throw a trio of scoreless frames ... Potter extended his hitting streak to 10 games.

#20 LE MOYNE
Last time out: Merrimack 9, Le Moyne 6 (05/10/18 at Hooksett, N.H.)
Streak: Lost 1
Offensive Leaders:
#19 Ben Walsh – 48 G, 69-190, .363/.453/.626, 10 HR, 56 RBI, 41 R, 10 2B, 5 3B
#26 Andrew Taft – 43 G, 59-166, .355/.478/.723, 16 HR, 48 RBI, 52 R, 13 2B
#2 Brian Cox – 48 G, 67-197, .340/.438/.457, 3 HR, 28 RBI, 61 R, 14 2B, 21 SB
#4 Camillo Spinoso – 38 G, 45-137, .328/.469/.474, 3 HR, 28 RBI, 23 R, 9 2B, 1 3B
Possible Starter:
#6 Sam Walsh – 12 G, 12 GS, 4-1, 3.90 ERA, 62.1 IP, 56 H, 31 R, 27 ER, 83/46 K/BB
Out of the 'Pen:
#40 Cody Barnes – 16 G, 3-2, 4 SVs, 3.70 ERA, 24.1 IP, 23 H, 10 R, 10 ER, 23/8 K/BB
#20 Alex Kubera – 18 G, 4 GS, 4-2, 4 SVs, 4.02 ERA, 56.0 IP, 60 H, 32 R, 25 ER, 48/18 K/BB
#35 Nathan Carroll – 8 G, 0-0, 2 SVs, 4.08 ERA, 17.2 IP, 15 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 14/4 K/BB

Notes: Le Moyne suffered a 9-6 defeat against Merrimack on Thursday, as it kicked off NE10 Championship Weekend play ... in a back-and-forth contest, Le Moyne scored twice in the bottom of the fourth to forge a 5-5 tie, but Merrimack would score four straight over the final four innings to record the upset ... senior Brian Cox went 2-for-3 with a walk, RBI and three runs scored, with redshirt-junior Andrew Taft going 2-for-4 with a pair of walks and two runs scored ... junior Camillo Spinoso (two walks, RBI) and redshirt-freshman Brian O'Mara (walk) were each 1-for-3 ... junior Nick Place (walk, two RBI) and redshirt-junior Ben Walsh (walk, one RBI) both went 1-for-4 ... freshman Ryan Murphy gave up six runs - five earned - on 11 hits, while fanning eight and walking just one, in six innings of work.