Baseball Sweeps Florida Tech To Open SSC Play

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University baseball team (14-7, 3-0) completed a three-game sweep of Florida Tech (15-8, 2-4) with a pair of wins on Saturday afternoon. The Bucs rocked the Panthers 11-1 in the first game and slipped by 3-2 in the second game.
 
In the first game, two runners, Drew Dwelly and Harold Holness scored in the third as the result of a Florida Tech error. Petty scored again in the fourth off a Lyndon Coleman single.
 
The Bucs put up five runs in the fifth. Matt Petty jacked a homer to left field scoring Dean Green and Luis Arrizurieta. Later in the inning Adrian English scored off a Coleman double and Coleman scored off a Holness single.
 
The Bucs added three runs in the sixth off of two hits and a number of Tech errors. Arrizurieta, Green and James Young scored to give the Bucs the 11-1 win.
 
In the second game, Barry scored a run apiece in the second and fourth after Tech scored twice in the second. Chris Leon crossed on a Holness single in the second, English scored the tying run in the fourth off an Evan Ashley double, and Petty scored the go-ahead in the sixth off an Ashley bunt.
 
Corey Witkowski earned the win in the first game. He moves to 5-1 on the year. Josh Ziemba took the first-game loss, moving to 4-1 for the season. Brett Hammaker earned his third win of the year in the second game while Tyler King earned a save, his fifth of the season. Randall Thompson took the loss for Florida Tech.
 
The Bucs return to action on Tuesday against Adelphi at 6:00 pm.
 
Barry 11, Florida Tech 1
 (03/12/11 at Miami Shores, Fla.) (Game 1)
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Florida Tech........ 000 001 000  -  1  7  2      (15-7, 2-3)
Barry............... 002 153 00X  - 11 12  2      (13-7, 2-0)
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Pitchers: Florida Tech - Josh Ziemba; Cory Bernstine(5); Trevor Graham(7) and Brian Flynn.
Barry - Corey Witkowski; Jordan Wellander(9) and Luis Arrizurieta.
Win-Corey Witkowski(5-1)  Loss-Josh Ziemba(4-1)  T-2:23  A-321
HR FTB - John Fouchet (3).
HR BUB - Matt Petty (3).
Weather: Pleasant
Game: BB0312A
 
Barry 3, Florida Tech 2
(03/12/11 at Miami Shores, Fla.) (Game 2)
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Florida Tech........ 020 000 0 -  2  5  1      (15-8, 2-4)
Barry............... 010 101 X -  3  9  1      (14-7, 3-0)
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Pitchers: Florida Tech - Randall Thompson and Ryan McChesney. Barry - Brett Hammaker;
Tyler King(7) and Chris Leon.
Win-Brett Hammaker(3-1)  Save-Tyler King(5)  Loss-Randall Thompson(5-1)  T-1:43  A-379
HR FTB - Jose Vazquez (1).
Weather: Still Beautiful
Game: BB0312B