Sophomore third baseman Mitch Wells hit a three-run
home run and the Central Connecticut State University baseball team
improved to 19-16 overall this season with a 7-1 victory at home
over Marist on Saturday. Sophomore lefty Jack Greenhouse
improved to 3-1 on the season. He pitched eight innings allowing
just one run on nine hits while striking out four Marist
The Red Foxes struck first with a single run in the top of the second inning. Dan Zlotnick singled to right field with two outs to score the game's first run.
Central took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the inning. Junior Pat Epps and senior Tommy Meade led off the inning with singles to put runners on first and second. Sophomore Mitch Wells hit his sixth home run of the season deep to right field to give Central the 3-0 lead.
The lead reached 5-1 in the third inning when Central scored two runs on just one hit. Meade had an RBI single and freshman Chris Renzoni walked with the bases loaded to drive in the second run.
Central scored a single run in the sixth. Freshman Andy Lalli grounded into a double play and Wells, who had doubled, scored on the play. They added a run in the seventh when senior Anthony Scialdone doubled with two outs and later scored on a wild pitch.
Epps, Meade and Wells each finished the game with two hits. Wells drove in three runs with his sixth home run of the year in the second inning.
Greenhouse was impressive in his outing. He did allow baserunners but stranded 11 Marist batters in his eight innings of work.
The Blue Devils return to action on Tuesday afternoon at Hartford for a single nine-inning game. The game time has been moved to 2 p.m. in West Hartford (originally scheduled for 3 p.m.).
April 30, 2010 Baseball Comeback Falls Short at Marist on Friday
April 25, 2010 Baseball Drops Series Finale on Sunday to Quinnipiac
April 23, 2010 CCSU Drops 11-10 Home Game to Quinnipiac
April 18, 2010 Baseball Beats Sacred Heart 9-5, Takes Weekend Series
April 13, 2010 Baseball Tops Holy Cross 10-4 on the Road on Tuesday Night
April 11, 2010 Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Bryant on Sunday
April 9, 2010 Baseball Postponed at Bryant on Friday
April 7, 2010 Allaire Leads Baseball to 12-5 Victory at Home Over Iona
March 30, 2010 Baseball Canceled at Rhode Island on Tuesday
March 23, 2010 Baseball Postponed at Northeastern
March 22, 2010 Baseball Adds Game at Northeastern on Tuesday
March 21, 2010 Baseball Hangs On For 10-8 Victory Over Iona on Sunday
March 20, 2010 Baseball Falls 8-2 on the Road at Seton Hall on Saturday
March 17, 2010 Baseball Wins First of the Season, 9-8, at Home vs. Albany
March 16, 2010 Baseball Adds Home Game vs. Albany on Wednesday at 3 p.m.
March 13, 2010 Baseball's Weekend Trip to George Mason Washed Out
March 9, 2010 Baseball Start Moved to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday
February 4, 2010 Baseball Picked to Finish Third in Northeast Conference Coaches Poll