Baseball's Season Ends with 11-7 Loss vs. Wagner in NEC Tournament

Baseball's Season Ends with 11-7 Loss vs. Wagner in NEC Tournament

NORWICH, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team fell to NEC-foe Wagner, 11-7 in the NEC Championship elimination game Friday afternoon at Dodd Stadium. With the loss, the Pioneers end their season with a 19-34-1 record on the year, while the Seahawks improved to with a 19-31-1 on the season.

Ryan LaMay got the start and took the loss after giving up five earned runs on six hits and struck out one in 2.1 innings of work. Anthony Porrino led the SHU offense going 3-for-5 with two RBI's, while Austin Markmann, Jake Frasca, Justin Jordan and Justin Levito recorded an RBI apiece.

Team Records

No. 4 Sacred Heart (19-34-1, 11-13 NEC)

No. 3 Wagner (19-31-1, 11-13 NEC)

NOTES (Wagner 11, SHU 7):

  • Ryan LaMay got the start and took the loss after giving up five earned runs on six hits and struck out one in 2.1 innings of work

  • Elijah Brown went 1-for-3 with a triple and two walk

  • Alex Perry went 3-for-4 with three singles and two walks

  • Anthony Porrino went 3-for-5 with two RBI's and a walk

  • Austin Markmann went 1-for-5 with an RBI single

  • Justin Jordan went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a walk

  • Wagner got on the board first after Tyler Sanfillippo drilled an RBI triple to left to give Wagner a 1-0 lead in the first

  • The Seahawks pushed its lead to 2-0 in the first after an error in the field allowed Sanfillippo to score from third

  • Freddy Sabido put Wagner up 3-0 in the third with an RBI triple

  • Back-to-back RBI singles from Will Johnson and Griffin Schneider gave Wagner a 5-0 lead in the third

  • Johnson scored from third after a SHU error in the field, pushing its lead to 6-0

  • Porrino cut the SHU deficit to 6-1 with an RBI single in the third

  • Markmann later followed with an RBI single to bring the score to 6-2 in the third

  • Porrino scored on a wild pitch to trim the deficit to 6-3 in the third

  • Justin Levito drew a bases loaded walk to score Markmann from third to bring the score to 6-4

  • Emil Matti pushed the Wagner lead to 7-4 with an RBI double in the fourth

  • Eric Lauk drew a bases loaded walk to score a run, giving Wagner an 8-4 lead

  • Frasca drilled an RBI single to right in the sixth to cut the deficit to 8-5

  • Sanfillippo drew a bases loaded walk in the seventh to take a 9-5 lead

  • Jordan drilled an RBI double to left to cut the SHU deficit to 9-6 in the seventh

  • With the bases loaded in the seventh, Porrino recorded an RBI infield single to cut the deficit to 9-7

  • Sanfillippo hit a two-run homer to left to extend the Wagner lead to 11-7 in the ninth