Bill Ziskin Baseball Splits Doubleheader With UMass Lowell UAlbany Sports Information 05-05-2018 Related Links Game One Box Score Game Two Box Score Sign Up For Free Email Updates Game One: UMass Lowell 12, UAlbany 4 Game Two: UAlbany 7, UMass Lowell 1 Location: Varsity Field in Albany, N.Y. Records: UAlbany (18-19, 8-9 AE); UMass Lowell (19-24, 10-10 AE) Short Story: Varsity Field sees seven home runs in UAlbany’s doubleheader split with UMass Lowell Coach Mueller: “We got off to a tough start in the first game. Lowell came out and swung the bats real well, and we weren’t able to manage much offensively. I thought we did a better job on offense in the second game. Dom was terrific again. He’s so consistent that if we can get a couple more guys to add to that list I think we’ll be in good shape down the stretch run.” Key Stats Game one – John Clayton lasted 3.1 innings, allowing seven runs on eight hits with three strikeouts Dan Yankowski pitched 1.0 inning in relief, allowing three hits Ben Brown pitched 3.0 innings, allowing four runs on five hits with four strikeouts Brenden Cournoyer pitched the final 1.2 innings, allowing one run on two hits with one strikeout Marc Wangenstein hit 2-4 with a home run Travis Collins hit 2-3 with a run scored Nick Kondo hit 1-3 with a home run Chris Turco hit 1-1 with a double and two RBIs The teams combined for six home runs in the first game, exceeding by one the total to date at Varsity Field this season Game two – Dominic Savino pitched a complete game (7.0 innings), allowing one run on four hits with seven strikeouts Patrick Lagravinese hit 1-3 with a double and two RBIs Wangenstein hit 1-4 with a home run Ryan Hernandez hit 2-3 with a rung scored Turco hit 1-1 with one RBI and two runs scored Kondo hit 1-2 with two RBIs Game One UMass Lowell scored right away, crossing the plate twice in the top of the first Nick Kondo hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the third UMass Lowell exploded for five runs in the top of the fourth UAlbany threatened in the bottom of the fourth, putting runners on first and second with no outs, but came out of the inning with no runs UMass Lowell added two runs in the top of the sixth Marc Wangenstein hit a leadoff home run to right in the bottom of the sixth, hitting the scoreboard UMass Lowell led off the top of the eighth with back-to-back home runs UMass Lowell added one run in the top of the ninth Chris Turco hit a two-RBI double with no outs in the bottom of the ninth, but UAlbany’s rally attempt ended there, trailing 12-4 Game Two Marc Wangenstein put UAlbany on the board early, hitting a solo home run to left with one out in the bottom of the first UAlbany loaded the bases with no outs in the bottom of the fourth, setting up a two-RBI double for Patrick Lagravinese to give UAlbany a 3-0 lead UAlbany loaded the bases again, with one out in the bottom of the fifth, coming away with four runs and forcing a UMass Lowell pitching change UMass Lowell got on the board in the top of the sixth to cut the UAlbany lead to 7-1 The Great Danes will wrap the series with UMass Lowell with one game on Sunday at noon. Following the game, UAlbany will host its annual Vs. Cancer ceremony.