April 6, 2010

Baseball Splits Pair at Yale

April 6, 2010

Final Stats

NEW HAVEN, CT - Jeff Heppner singled home Mike Drowne with the eventual winning run in the top of the seventh inning and Matt Fitton pitched two scoreless innings of relief to give the Sacred Heart baseball team a 5-4 win in the second game of a doubleheader at Yale. Yale won the opener, 7-3.

The Pioneers, 10-14, took a 2-0 lead in the first inning for starter Mike Korevec when Drowne reached on an error to lead off the game, Steve Tedesco was hit by a pitch and Chris Whittemore ripped a double that plated both runners.

The Bulldogs, 12-11-1, got single runs in the first and second to tie it at 2-2. SHU got two more in the top of the third on a two-run double by Heppner.

Yale got one back in the bottom of the inning and tied it in the fifth on a sacrifice fly by Andy Megee.

Heppner's hit in the seventh made a winner of Fitton, who moved to 2-3 on the season. Korevec pitched the first three, giving up two earned runs and five hits. Chris Dionisio pitched the next two and allowed one run. Fitton allowed two hits in his two innings of work.

In the opener, the Bulldogs used three-run outbursts in the third and fifth. Gant Elmore led Yale with three hits and a pair of RBI.

SHU starter John Hermanson gave up eight hits and four earned runs to fall to 1-1.