Baseball Sweeps Florida Tech To Open SSC Play

Matt Petty had three hits, three runs, and four RBI the pair of Buccaneer wins. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
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
 

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