Babson Sweeps Baseball, 4-2 and 11-5
Game One Boxscore/Play-by-play
Game Two Boxscore/Play-by-play
March 29, 2003- Babson College junior right-hander Jason Kosow (Exeter, N.H.)
gave up just seven hits and two earned runs in nine innings as the Beavers defeated Springfield College, 4-2, in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday at Berry-Allen Field in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener for both schools.
With the score tied 2-2 in the top of the ninth, Babson junior catcher Joe Kehoe (Hyde Park, Mass.)
opened the inning with a double and, two batters later, scored the decisive run on an SC error. Babson junior center-fielder Mike Muccio (Northboro, Mass.)
went 1-for-3 and drove in two runs.
SC junior right-hander Todd Royce (Chester, N.H.)
nearly equaled Kosow’s performance. Royce hurled nine innings and allowed only two earned runs while striking out seven. Neither pitcher walked a batter.
SC sophomore right-fielder John Beattie (Longmeadow, Mass.)
and junior shortstop Toby Cole (Blue Hill, Maine)
both had two hits and an RBI.
In game two, Babson junior shortstop Matt Bigda (Shrewsbury, Mass.)
went 2-for-4 with four RBI and three runs scored to help lead the Beavers to an 11-5 victory over the Pride. Bigda’s three run triple sparked a seven run fourth inning. Junior right-hander Jeff Heighington (Dracut, Mass.)
went the distance and struck out eight to improve to 1-1 on the season.
SC’s Toby Cole
went 2-for-4 with two RBI, and junior second baseman Dan Samia (North Adams, Mass.)
collected two hits and scored twice.
Head Coach Mark Simeone
Former Springfield College standout Mark Simeone
will enter his 17th season as the head baseball coach at his alma mater in 2013 . The reigning NEWMAC Coach of the year is coming off a successful 2012 campaign in which the Pride went 20-15. Read more
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