April 17, 2002
Baseball Owls Defeat Amherst College 12-5
|KEENE, N.H. 4/17/02 - Justin Hickman
(Mont Vernon, NH) had four hits, including a home run and five
RBIs, and James Slack (Manchester, NH) and Buzzy Francis (Bedford,
NH) pitched scoreless ball over the first seven innings in Keene
State College's 12-5 non-conference baseball victory over Amherst
College at Owl Stadium on Wednesday.|
Keene State (14-13) moved over the .500 mark with the win while Amherst College falls to 11-13.
The Owls jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first on a RBI triple by John Trubiano (Keene, NH) and a run-producing hit from Hickman. They added four more runs in the third on RBI hits from Hickman and Doug Morse (Newport, NH) and a sacrifice fly off the bat of Mike MAeur (Warwick, RI).
Eric Kilburn (Keene, NH) and Hickman cracked two-run homers in the eighth inning.
Ben Tyer (Lee, MA.),Trubiano, and Morse finished the game with two hits each.
Slack, now 3-1, gave up just four hits and struck one three over the first five innings. Francis threw two innings of hitless ball with one strikeout.
Amherst scored their five runs off of Patrick Austin (Wallingford, CT) Matt Potter (Durham, NC) had a two-run single in the eighth and Tom Sullivan (Tewksbury, MA.) had a RBI double in the ninth.
Freshman pitcher Patrick Mawn (0-4) took the loss for the Lord Jeffs.
Keene State travels to Colby-Sawyer College on Thursday for a 12 p.m. game.