UAlbany held Hofstra to 3-11 hitting with runners in scoring position
How it happened
Hofstra scored first with two runs in the bottom of the third
UAlbany responded immediately, scoring four runs in the top of the fourth. Marc Wangenstein worked a leadoff walk, and advanced to second when Patrick Lagravinese hit a single to right. Both Wangenstein and Lagravinese advanced a base on a passed ball, and advanced again on a wild pitch that allowed Wangenstein to score. With a runner on third, Matt Codispoti hit an RBI single through the left side. Kenny Hayden, with two outs and one on, reached safely on a fielding error by the Hofstra shortstop. Codispoti and Hayden each advanced a base to third and second on a balk by the Hofstra pitcher, before Nick Kondo hit a single to shortstop, which scored Codispoti and Hayden when the Hofstra shortstop committed a throwing error.
Hofstra scored once in the bottom of the sixth to cut the Great Dane lead to 4-3
UAlbany scored twice in the top of the seventh. Brad Malm worked a leadoff walk and scored when Connor Powers hit a single through the right side and the Hofstra right fielder committed a throwing error. With Powers on third and none out, Wangenstein hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Powers.
Hofstra added one run in the bottom of the seventh to cut the lead to 6-4, but what unable to score again
Next: The Great Danes have an immediate turnaround, playing at Saint Peter’s on Monday, March 19.