April 13, 2013

Baseball Completes Three-game Sweep of Eckerd

FINAL (GAME 1):  Saint Leo 19 , Eckerd 0  – (St. Petersburg, Fla. –Turley Athletic Complex)

SAINT LEO STARTERS:  Newcomb (CF), Rawdow (2B), Twitty (RF), Moses (LF), Vitale (3B), Brnovich (DH), Revell (1B), Torres (C), Perez (SS), Teasley (P)

ECKERD STARTERS: Dunham (CF), O'Rourke (CF), Spinelle (1B), Vavasis (LF), Abadal (DH), Abraham (C), Hanson (1B), McMahon (3B), Oberer (2B), Andrews (SS), Plant (P).

AT A GLANCE: Saint Leo (27-12, 7-7 SSC) put it to the Tritons right from the start, getting out to a 10-0 leading after four innings of the first game of this doubleheader. Lions' starter Rick Teasley was in command of as he went seven complete innings, allowing no runs and just six hits while striking out 12 Triton' batters. The Lions belted 14 hits as a team in the dominant performance.




FINAL (GAME 2):  Saint Leo 13, Eckerd 2  – (St. Petersburg, Fla. –Turley Athletic Complex)

SAINT LEO STARTERS:  Newcomb (CF), Vitale (3B), Twitty (RF), Moses (LF), Revell (1B), Brnovich (DH), Rawdow (2B), Torres (C), Perez (SS), Hewitt (P)

ECKERD STARTERS: Bishop (RF), Dunham (CF), Spinelle (3B), Hanson (1B), Vavasis (LF), Moreau (2B), Andrews (SS), Abraham (DH), Petika (C), Harding (P).

AT A GLANCE: Trailing 2-1 in the top of the fifth, Taed Moses put the game in the Lions' favor by hitting an opposite field grand slam to give Saint Leo a 5-2 lead. Saint Leo (28-12, 8-7 SSC) cruised the rest of the way behind 3.2 scoreless innings from Chris Williams en route to the win.



Next weekend the Lions hit the road once again, this time to Winter Park to take on the Tars of Rollins College. First pitch on Friday is set for 6:00 p.m.