Hawks now 10-12 after two straight losses to Seton Hill
Published: Friday, March 25, 2011
Updated: Friday, March 25, 2011 15:03
IUP dropped two straight games in Seton Hill, moving to 10-12 on the season after losing 13-3 and 4-3.
The Hawks found an early lead in the first when Robbie Zinsmeister hit an RBI single. However, five runs in the first inning was the start of the high-scoring game.
Seton Hill's Tom DeAngelis picked up a two-run RBI single to start the inning to put them up 2-1. Jared Littler hit an RBI double to add another run to the board. Runs by Dave McCarthy, DeAngelis and Litter, gave Seton Hill a 5-1 lead in the second inning.
Nolan Schaaf picked up his second loss of the season for IUP after pitching one inning, allowing four hits and five runs. Tyler Squibbs came in to replace him and allowed another five runs in 2 2/3 innings.
DeAngelis contributed for two of the four runs Seton Hill scored in the fourth inning with a two-run home run. Seton Hill had a 10-1 lead in the fifth inning.
Despite scoring two runs in the fifth inning, Seton Hill put up three runs in the final two innings to end the game.
Seton Hill pitcher Greg Daviault picked up his first win of the season after 4 1/3 innings, giving up three runs on five hits.
IUP struggled for hits as the team went five for 24 from the plate. IUP didn't struggle early in the second game of the double-header as it took a 3-0 lead, but Seton Hill scored four runs in the final three inning to win 4-3.
Vern Powell got on base first with a single, and stole second. Mike Lupia picked up an RBI double then scored on an error to bring the Hawks to a 2-0 lead. After Frank Sirolli's RBI single, the Hawks took a 3-0 lead.
After two RBI singles in the foruth and fifth innings, Seton Hill was down by one run. Michael Leviseur hit a two-run homerun to put Seton Hill ahead 4-3. IUP found no luck in the seventh inning and lost the second game of the double header.
Sirolli went two for three from the plate, but the two hits and one RBI was not enough for IUP to beat Seton Hill (11-5) after the win.
Leviseur, went one for three from the plate, with his one hit and two RBI's coming from the home run that ended the game for IUP.
The 4-3 loss was IUP pitcher Ben Weimers first loss of the seson after giving up two runs that let Seton Hill to take the lead.
Seton Hill pitcher Clint White picked up his second win of the season after pitching 3 1/3 innings, allowing three hits and no runs. Brian Warheit got his first Save, pitching the final out of the game.
IUP will stay at home to play Gannon in another PSAC double-header 1 p.m. Saturday. IUP will hit the road to play Gannon 1 p.m. Sunday.