The UD baseball team improved its winning streak to four games, beating
The Flyers used timely hits against the Mountaineers, as they scored four runs off only six hits. The Mountaineers out-hit the Flyers 12-6, but junior starting pitcher Corey Allen spread the hits through eight innings, giving up only two runs in his final inning of work. He forced the Mountaineers to leave 11 runners on base.
In the next inning,
The Flyer lead grew to 4-0 in the top of the eighth inning, as senior outfielder Brooks Vogel singled in junior infielder Aaron Reesh to cap off the Flyers offense.
Allen got his first win of the season for his efforts, striking out three. Shean, who allowed only one hit in the ninth, earned his first save.
It was the first win versus
“We’ve had some good wins this season,” head coach Tony Vittorio said.
Wednesday, the Flyers returned to Stuart Field and crushed the Golden Flashes 12-5 for their fourth consecutive victory.
The Flyers answered the Golden Flashes’ three-run third inning by scoring four runs in the bottom half of the inning. Three errors, two coming in one play, resulted in Bourassa and Winkelfoos scoring the first two Flyer runs. A sacrifice fly by Bolinger and a groundout by Vogel scored two more to make the score 5-4.
They never looked back, belting 14 hits off four
Junior pitcher Aaron Pahs came in to relieve junior starter Jake Hanson in the fourth inning and took over the game. In six innings of work, Pahs allowed only one Golden Flash hit, striking out two and earning his first win of the season.
“We consider Aaron a three-inning reliever,” Vittorio said. “He was impressive.”
Bolinger went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI. Bourassa went 3-for-4 and Vogel and Schulte each knocked in two runs. Wahl also had two hits for the Flyers.
The wins this week were the Flyers’ third and fourth straight. Overall, the Flyers’ record improves to 10-12, with a 2-1 record in Atlantic 10 conference play.
“We expected it,” Vittorio said. “We’ve played well lately.”
By: Matt Hager