UAlbany Athletics

Baseball Wins Series At Seattle

UAlbany Sports Information   03-11-2018

Score: UAlbany 6, Seattle 4

Location: Bannerwood Park in Bellevue, Wash.

Records: UAlbany (5-4); Seattle (9-7)

Short Story: UAlbany baseball wins the series at Seattle with a victory Sunday in the series rubber match.

Key Stats

  • Brad Malm hit 2-3 with a double and two RBIs
  • Marc Wangenstein hit 3-3 with a triple
  • John Clayton lasted 6.0 innings, allowing three runs with four strikeouts
  • Dan Yankowski pitched 3.0 shutout innings with five strikeouts to finish the game
  • UAlbany scored six runs on seven hits
  • UAlbany hit 3-13 with runners in scoring position

How it happened

  • Seattle scored first, putting one run on the board in the bottom of the second
  • UAlbany tied the game in the top of the fourth.  With one out and runners on second and third, Patrick Lagravinese grounded out to second, allowing the runners to advance and Brad Malm to cross the plate.
  • UAlbany took the lead in the top of the sixth.  With two out and Matt Codispoti on first, Lagravinese reached safely after the Seattle left fielder dropped a fly ball, allowing Codispoti to cross the plate.
  • Seattle took back the lead with two runs in the bottom of the sixth
  • UAlbany took the lead for good with three runs in the top of the seventh.  Marc Wangenstein led off with a single to center, and advanced to second in the next at bat when Josh Gurnack successfully hit a sacrifice bunt.  Connor Powers, pinch-hitting for Kenny Hayden, hit a single and advanced to second on a throw that saw Wangenstein out at third.  Nick Kondo next drew a walk before back-to-back doubles from Malm and Travis Collins that scored Kondo, Powers, and Malm.
  • Seattle cut the lead to 5-4 in the bottom of the seventh
  • UAlbany added one insurance run in the top of the ninth.  With two out and the bases loaded, Lagravinese worked a walk, forcing Kondo across the plate

Next: The Great Danes have a quick turnaround before their next game, on the road on Tuesday at Central Connecticut State.




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