Pioneers Tripped Up By Asbury
The Alfred State baseball team lost 2-9 to the Asbury University Eagles in Wilmore, Kentucky on Monday evening to move to 0-11 overall.
The Pioneers recorded 7 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, and 2 errors.
The Eagles recorded 10 hits, 9 runs, 6 RBI, and 0 errors.
Gavin Moore (Hilton) went 2- for- 2 with 1 RBI.
Devin Mersmann (Arcade/Pioneer) went 1-for-2 with 1 RBI.
Asbury had the first run during the bottom of the third with a homer to right center field.
The Eagles went on to score two more runs in the bottom of the fourth.
The Pioneers answered back with a run during the top of the fifth. Moore singled to center field plating Elijah Barinas (Bronx, NY/St. Raymond).
The eagles went on to score six unanswered runs with two each in bottom of the fifth, seventh, and eighth.
Ryan Bailey (Union Springs) pitched 4.2 innings and allowed 7 hits, 5 runs, walked 1 and recorded 3 strike outs.
The Pioneers will play Transylvania at 1 p.m. on Tuesday.
- Story by Marcus Lawson, Alfred State Sports Management Student