Baseball Takes Two From C.W. Post

BROOKVILLE, N.Y. - The Southern New Hampshire University baseball team took both ends of a doubleheader with C.W. Post by scored of 6-1 and 4-3 Sunday afternoon.  The Penmen improve to 3-8 overall with the wins, while the Pioneers slip to 2-13 on the season.

In the first game, the Penmen jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the second, then added another run in the fourth before scoring twice in the fourth and the sixth.  C.W. Post scored its lone run in the bottom of the sixth.  Joseph Gargan (Hudson, NH) was 2-4 at the plate in the opener, while Koby Thibault (Salisbury, MA) and Bob Wronski (Arlington, MA) were each 2-3, with Thibault scoring a pair of runs and Wronski crossing the plate once.

Steve Golbranson (Abington, MA) went the distance on the mound for Southern New Hampshire.  The junior lefthander worked seven innings and struck out five while allowing just four hits and walking two.

In the nightcap, the Penmen overcame a 3-2 deficit by scoring twice in the top of the sixth.  Scott Strong (Naperville, IL) led off the inning with a single, and was bunted over by Jeff Giannino (Beverly, MA).  Thibault would double to plate Strong, and after Wronski singled through the left side, Pelletier grounded to short, bringing home Thibault with the game-winning run.

C.W. Post scored twice in the first before the Penmen tied it with two runs in the top of the second.  The Pioneers took a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the fourth.

Thibault was 2-3 in the nightcap as well.  Bryant Gauthier (Lynn, MA) earned the win in relief for Southern New Hampshire, working 2.2 innings.  After walking his first batter in the fifth he got C.W. Post to ground into a double play, then registered a pair of 1-2-3 innings.  A.J. Dusablon (Burlington, VT) started for the Penmen, and worked 4.1 innings, allowing six hits while fanning two.

Southern New Hampshire is scheduled to open Northeast-10 play Saturday when it travels to American International College for a noon doubleheader.