Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Manic Monday, Lions Fall In Extra Innings

After playing "Lions Baseball" on Sunday and picking up two wins over Sacred Heart, on Monday night SLU struggled to get timely hits as they went 2-15 with runners in scoring position.  The Lions stranded 12 runners on the night as they fell 5-3 to the Pioneers in 10 innings and splitting the four game series.  Matt Pittari, Jacob Ott, and Stefan Lopez combined surrendered 5 runs on 12 hits and struck out 12 Pioneers.  Pittari, getting his first collegiate start, and Lopez had five K's each.

With the loss the Lions fall to 8-4 on the season and will host UL-Lafayette on Wednesday evening. First pitch is scheduled for 6pm.

Sacred Heart  010 020 000 2 - 5 12 2
SLU               000 111 000 0 - 3  8 2

WP - Chris Dionisio (1-0)
LP - Stefan Lopez (0-1)
Save - None

Top Hitters:
Justin Boudreaux 3-5, SB, Run

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