The Eagles took both games today in a doubleheader game at World Series Park versus The University of Rhode Island, winning by final scores of 14-4 and 13-2.
In Game 1 of the split, the Eagles jumped out to an early lead on University Of Rhode Island and capturing 13 runs in the first three innings, leaving no doubt about the eventual outcome.
Tom Clarkson racked up six RBIs on three hits, while Sheepdog Nick Assadrecorded the win, allowing three runs over three innings. He struck out five, walked one and surrendered four hits.
The Eagles answered University Of Rhode Island’s top inning with five runs of their own in the third, with runs scored on a two-run double by Daniel Lu, an RBI single by Jack Patrina, and a two-run double by Clarkson.
In Game two, the Eagles jumped out to an early lead on University Of Rhode Island and captured a 12-3 victory.
Nine runs in the first three innings allowed them to put the game away early.
Colin O’Neill racked up five RBIs on three hits, including his first big league homer for the Eagles.
University Of Rhode Island couldn’t get anything going as long as Cameron Miller was on the hill. University Of Rhode Island managed just one hit off of the Eagles’s pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two during his three innings of work.
Michael Strabone got the second win for the Eagles, tossing two innings of shutout ball. He struck out four, walked three and surrendered no hits.
The Eagles improve to 3-0 on the year, and will have the next weekend off for Parents Weekend before heading into October Conference play.