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Trevor McCauley's walk-off triple earns Niagara baseball a victory over Canisius

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- A walk-off triple from Trevor McCauley in the bottom of the ninth inning earned the Purple Eagles a 3-2 victory over crosstown rival Canisius on Tuesday.

Game Summary
Final Score: Niagara 3, Canisius 2
Game Leaders: Trevor McCauley (1H, 3 RBIs), Joseph Tevlin (2H)
Records: Niagara (16-22), Canisius (24-17)
Location: Bobo Field – Niagara University, N.Y.

Game Recap

  • The Purple Eagles and the Griffs remained scoreless through the first seven innings of play, as defense and pitching shined.
  • Canisius got on the board in the eighth inning, scoring twice to take a 2-0 lead.
  • With bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, McCauley tripled to left field, sending three runs home to give the Purple Eagles the walk-off win.

Inside the Numbers

  • McCauley led the Purple Eagles with three RBIs.
  • Tevlin had a team-high two hits.
  • Tyler Howard started on the mound, fanning five in 4.0 innings pitched. Jackson Jones (1-2) earned the win. He struck out three in 1.0 innings pitched.

Up Next

  • The Purple Eagles host Canisius for the final game of the Battle of the Bridge series on Wednesday, May 2 at 3:00 p.m.