Baseball Comes Up Short Against Becker College
Worcester, Mass.- Becker College got four hits and five RBI’s from Weston Meehan (Thomson, GA.) as the Hawks defeated Lasell College 7-3 in baseball action Thursday evening.
The Lasers got on the board first when Bobby Stachura (Middletown, Conn.) scored from third base on a throwing error by Becker catcher Kyle Beede (Auburn, Mass.). Becker answered back in the bottom of the third when Weston Meehan doubled into the left centerfield gap scoring Joe Corey ( Billerica, Mass.) and Ryan Sczerbinski (Cranston, RI.).
The score remained 2-1 until the bottom of the fifth when Weston Meehan struck again, hitting a two out double into right field scoring Joe Corey and Austin Phillips (Thomson, GA.).
Lasell refused to go down quietly as the Lasers knocked Becker starting pitcher Mike Schoen (Yorktown, NY.) out of the game in the top of the sixth inning. With runners on first and third, Mike Mahoney (Rockland, Mass.) hit an RBI single to leftfield, bringing the Lasers within two. Bobby Stachura earned a bases loaded walk, making the score 4-3, chasing Schoen from the ballgame. Freshman Jheremy Brown (Agawam, Mass.) came in with the bases load with two outs and got Jake Salkovitz (Brockton, Mass.) to ground out to second base, keeping the Hawks in front 4-3.
The Hawks gave themselves some breathing room in the bottom of the sixth when Eric Lajoie (Oakham, Mass.) singled in Tony D’Addio (West Haven, Conn.) from third, making the score 5-3. With the bases loaded Austin Phillips hit a sacrifice fly to leftfield, put the Hawks up 6-3.
Weston Meehan locked up the Hawks seventh win of the season with a mammoth homerun over the left centerfield fence, giving Becker a comfortable 7-3 advantage.
Mike Schoen earned his first collegiate win after going five and two-thirds innings, allowing just two earned runs on six hits. Jheremy Brown pitched three and one-third innings of scoreless relief to earn his first save of the season. With the win Becker improves to 7-11.
Matt Mahoney (Rockland, Mass.) took the loss after pitching six innings, allowing six earned runs on eight hits. The Lasers are now 3-18 on the season.
Article courtesy of Becker College Sports Information.