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Niagara baseball defeated by Quinnipiac, 8-1

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS

HAMDEN, C.T. -- The Purple Eagles baseball team fell to Quinnipiac, 8-1, on Sunday afternoon.

Game Summary
Final Score: Quinnipiac 8, Niagara 1
Game Leader: Trevor McCauley (1H, 1R, 1 SB)
Records: Quinnipiac (22-25, 13-5 MAAC), Niagara (18-24, 8-10 MAAC)
Location: QU Baseball Field – Hamden, Connecticut

Game Recap

  • The Bobcats took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second after a solo homerun from Liam Scafariello.
  • In the top of the fourth, McCauley stole home plate to tie the score, 1-1, and give NU its only run of the game.
  • Quinnipiac added on three runs in the bottom of the fourth and five runs in the bottom of the seventh frame to come away with the 8-1 victory and the series win.

Inside the Numbers

  • Six Purple Eagles (Gallup, McCauley, Greg Cullen, Peter Battaglia, Wyatt Olson and Benny Serrano) recorded one hit.
  • Gallup, McCauley and Serrano each had one stolen base.
  • Zachary Kolodziejski (1-2) took the loss on the mound. He struck out two and allowed four earned runs in 6.2 innings pitched.

Up Next

  • The Purple Eagles return to Bobo Field for a six-game home stand to close out the regular season. NU hosts Rider May 12-13 and Manhattan May 17 and 19.