EASTON, Mass. – Jason Turner and Mike Goddu each registered multi-hit days going 2-for-3 at the plate, but the Saint Anselm College baseball team fell to Stonehill College, 8-1, on Monday afternoon in Northeast-10 Conference action in Easton, Mass.
The Hawks fall to 10-26 overall and 5-16 in the NE10 and return to action on Wednesday afternoon when they host Franklin Pierce University in a 3:30 p.m. matchup. Stonehill improves to 12-24 and 6-11 in league games with the win.
Jonathan Dunn allowed eight runs – only one of which was earned – on nine hits with five walks and seven strikeouts in 5.2 innings of work. Jared Ferris only gave up two hits in 1.1 innings, while Max Hall tossed a perfect inning in relief.
Eddie Bowler led the Skyhawks, going 3-for-4 with four RBI and a run scored. Ben Monte went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI, while Steve Lee was a perfect 2-for-2. Jeremy Roberts tossed seven innings in the win, giving up one earned run while scattering six hits with six strikeouts.
Stonehill scored the first run of the game on back-to-back doubles by Ben Monte and Eddie Bowler to take a 1-0 lead after one inning of play. The Skyhawks added four more runs in the bottom of the fourth as Monte tripled home a run and Bowler drove him in with a single, while Patrick Downey and Matthew Rocco each scored unearned runs.
The Hawks got one back in the top of the fifth as McQuarrie and Goddu sandwiched singles around an out. With runners on the corner, Tyler McKeon lofted a fly ball to left field that was deep enough to score McQuarrie and make it a 5-1 game.
Bowler struck again with a two-run double in the bottom of the sixth, with Harrison Sabo adding a run scoring double to stretch the Stonehill lead to 8-1.
The Hawks put runners on in the eighth and ninth innings on walks to Bragole and Turner, but Saint Anselm could not push a run across.
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