Baseball Soars Above Riverhawks

Jack Valdez smashed in two homeruns and four RBI for the night. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University baseball team used an eight-run first inning to beat the University of Massachusetts-Lowell Riverhawks 17-5 on Wednesday night.
 
The Bucs (14-7) started the first inning off on the right foot using four walks, two singles, a double, and homerun to earn their first eight runs. Nick Shaw and Drew Dwelly started the inning off with walks followed by a Yas Gutierrez single. Matt Petty hit a double to score Shaw and Dwelly. Later in the inning Jack Valdez blasted a homerun to bring in three runs. Shaw would score once more.
 
The Riverhawks (10-5) scored two of their own runs in the first off a Buccaneer error and a Cam Kneeland single.
 
Valdez would hit another homerun in the third for the Buccaneers. Anthony Iglesias and Ryan Garcia hit back-to-back homeruns in the sixth inning to score a total of four runs and pad the Buccaneer lead.
 
Brad McCallister earned the win for the Bucs with a zero ERA. He moves to 3-3 for the season. Cam Kneeland pitched 0.2 innings and took the loss to move to 0-1 for the season.
 
The Bucs return to action on Friday, March 19 when they host Eckerd at home at 6:00 pm.  On Saturday, the Bucs again take on the Tritons in a doubleheader starting at 12:00, noon.
 
(10/17/10 at Miami Shores, Fla.)
Barry 17, UMass-Lowell 5
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UMass-Lowell........ 200 000 201  -  5  7  1      (10-5)
Barry............... 801 024 20X  - 17 18  1      (14-7)
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Pitchers: UMass-Lowell - Kneeland, Cam; Guilmette, Bryant(1); Sloban, Mike(6); Stoller, Ryan(8)
and Notargiacomo, Jared; Deuel, Bryan. Barry - Brad McAllister; Brian Santana(7);
Scott Sexton(9) and Anthony Iglesias.
Win-Brad McAllister(3-3)  Loss-Kneeland, Cam(0-1)  T-2:43  A-121
HR BUB - Anthony Iglesias (2); Ryan Garcia (3); Joaquin Valdes 2 (4).
Weather: Chilly & Cloudy
Game: BB0317
 

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