Baseball Shut Out by Fairfield
April 3, 2012
Fairfield, Conn. - Fairfield's Larry Cornelia and Billy Zolga each had three hits, while Jeremy Soule allowed just four hits over 5.1 innings of work, as the Stags shut out the Fordham Rams, 9-0 at Alumni Baseball Diamond in Fairfield, Connecticut.
With the loss, Fordham falls to 11-18 on the season, while Fairfield improved to 11-17.
Fairfield opened the scoring with two runs in the third on a two-run single by Jack Giannini.
The Stags tacked on another pair of runs in the fifth for a 4-0 lead, scoring runs on an RBI-ground out and an error.
Fairfield then put the game away with five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, highlighted by a two-run double by Cornelia and RBI-hits from Anthony Hajjar, Ryan Plourde, and Mark Skrapits.
Fordham managed just six hits against the Fairfield pitching trio of Jeremy Soule, Chris Kalica, and Gavin McCullough. Soule (2-2) earned the win, with Kalica tossing 2.2 hitless innings of relief, while McCullough allowed two hits in one inning of work.
Fordham starter John Porter (2-3) took the loss giving up two runs on five hits in three innings. Jordan Grangard (1 IP, 2 H), Jonathan Reich (2 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 K's), Rich Anastasi (1 IP, 6 H, 5 ER), and Jeremy Adel (1 IP, 1 H) also saw action on the hill for Fordham.
The Fordham baseball team will next be in action on Friday, April 6th, when the Rams begin a three-game series against the Temple Owls at Houlihan Park, beginning at 11:00 AM.