'KEENE, N.H. 4/25/03 – The Keene State College baseball team was swept by top ranked (Div.III) and LEC front-runner Eastern Connecticut State University 4-1 and 10-0 at Owl Stadium Complex on Friday.
Keene State falls to 9-18 (4-6) LEC while Eastern CT, which set a school record with its 22nd straight win in the opener, improves to 31-4 (12-0 LEC).
Keene State lone run in the first game came Mike MAeur's (Warwick, R.I.) second homerun of the season that tied the game in the third inning.
ECSU went ahead 3-1 in the sixth on a two-run blast by Dwight Wildman (Seymour, CT). Greg Sullivan (Needham, MA.) added a solo shot in the seventh.
The Warriors' Morgan Thompson (Norwalk, CT) saw his program tying 21 game hitting streak come to an end after going 0-for4 in the game.
Buzzy Francis (Bedford, N.H.) (1-6), who struck out nine, was the complete game loser for the Owls. Adam Czerwinski (Somers, CT) (5-2) fanned eight to get the win.
Joey Serfass (Newington, CT) (5-0) tossed eight innings of three-hit ball for the Warriors in the nightcap. Ryan Kohler (Alstead, N.H.) (3-3) took the loss for the Owls.
Eastern CT scored three runs on a pair of KSC errors in the fourth. Wildman and Dan Silva (Berlin, Conn) had RBI hits in the sixth.
Nick Bujeaud (Lincoln, N.H.) had a pair of hits for KSC.
Keene State hosts Western Conn in a Sunday LEC doubleheader (12 p.m.).