STANDISH, Maine – The Endicott baseball team lost to Saint Joseph's (Me.), 12-4, in a non-conference matchup on Tuesday evening at Larry Mahaney Field.
Matt Poff (Pelham, N.H.) earned the win (2-1) out of the pen via 1 2/3 shutout innings, one hit, no walks, and one strikeout.
Meanwhile, Victor Molle (Peabody, Mass.) was tagged with the hard-luck loss (0-4) on one inning of work, two hits, four runs (one earned), zero free passes, and two punchouts.
Trailing 5-2 headed into the top of the seventh, Endicott answered with two runs on a John Duffy (Stratford, Conn.) RBI triple and a Christian Allaire (Sandown, N.H.) run-producing groundout to make it a 5-4 contest.
The Gulls' the comeback bid was short-lived, however, as the Monks responded with a seven-run frame – highlighted by a grand slam from Anthony DiPrizio (Rochester, N.H.) – to seal the eventual win.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
- Matt Bald (De Pere, Wisc.) went 2-for-4 from the two-hole in the lineup. He now leads the team with 15 multi-hit games (2-11, 3-2, 4-1, 5-1).
- Allaire (2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI) and Duffy (2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI) both collected their seventh multi-hit game of their respective seasons.
- Endicott saw its five-game winning streak come to an end today.
- That streak started with a 3-1 win over Saint Joseph's (Me.) at home on April 9.
Endicott (18-10) travels to No. 3/4 nationally ranked Southern Maine tomorrow at 3:30 PM. Saint Joseph's (25-8) hosts Nichols on Friday, April 19 at 12 PM.
(Photo Credit - David Le '10)