Baseball Drops Non-Conference Game to Endicott on Tuesday

Baseball Drops Non-Conference Game to Endicott on Tuesday

THE BASICS:

- Records: MIT (15-12); Endicott College (19-11)

- Scores: Endicott 11, MIT 2

- Location: Cambridge, Mass. (Fran O'Brien Field)

- The Lead: In a non-conference matchup on Tuesday afternoon, the MIT baseball team dropped an 11-2 final to Endicott College as the teams split the regular-season series.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- The Engineers took a 1-0 lead in the second as sophomore Thomas Allison (Kingwood, Texas) scored on a single to center from sophomore Trey Roberts (Cedar Park, Texas). Allison reached on a single to right, moved to second on an error and advanced to third on a wild pitch.

- In the third, junior Jared Schwait (Boca Raton, Fla.) reached on a leadoff chopper to shortstop and later came home on a two-out RBI single to center by senior Max Lancaster (Attleboro, Mass.).

- MIT starter Zeke Long (Albuquerque, N.M.) threw five innings of four-hit scoreless baseball as he struck out three with no walks.

- In the sixth inning, the Gulls took advantage of two early errors in the inning and overall tallied seven hits and 10 runs as the Engineers made three errors overall in the frame. Leading the Endicott offense in the frame were two-RBI hits from Jacob Thibault and Dan Cacciola.

- Endicott added a run in the seventh on a long home run to right from Kyle Brennan to close out the scoring in the 11-2 final.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

- Four Engineers finished the day with multiple hits, including a 3-for-4 performance from Lancaster. For the Gulls, Brennan paced the team with a 3-for-5 outing with two RBI and two runs scored.

- Alexander Mandrus threw 3.1 innings of scoreless four-hit relief for Endicott to earn the win and move to 4-0, while freshman Adam Katz (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.) took the loss for MIT and falls to 1-2.

UP NEXT:  

- MIT returns to action on Wednesday, April 25th as the Engineers travel to Eastern Connecticut for a 4 p.m. start.

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