SEAHAWK BASEBALL RESULTS
Salve Regina 7, Rhode Island Col. 7
Newport, R.I. - Reynolds Field
Friday, April 8, 2016
NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina, Rhode Island Col. finish tied, 7-7, after 11 innings. Anchorman reliever Kory Lawrence (Woonsocket, R.I.) strands the winning run at third base by striking out Seahawk All-American Alex Perry (No. Attleboro, Mass.). Perry had hit his first home run of the season in the 3rd inning.
Series and Streaks
Seahawks are undefeated in the last three meetings with the Anchormen, but Rhode Island College has the edge in the all-time series (17-9-1). Salve Regina baseball has now finished with a tie for the seventh time, and second time ever on April 8 - back in 1992 in Bristol, R.I., the Newporters and Hawks tied, 6-6. This is the second tie of the season for Rhode Island College which also ended in a 10-10 deadlock after 10 innings against Roger Williams (March 17).
Three Seahawk Stars of the Day
1 – Salve Regina sophomore infielder Alex Perry (No. Attleboro, Mass.) - drove in a run (on his first homer of 2016) for the 12th game out of 14 played.
2 – Salve Regina freshman outfielder Zack Smith (New Canaan, Conn.) - connected for his first collegiate home run leading off the Seahawk order in the 6th inning.
3 – Salve Regina relievers in all but the 6th inning - combined for seven innings of scoreless pitching.
Key Stat of the Day
Salve Regina scored runs in five different innings while Rhode Island College scored all its runs in just two frames.
- Salve Regina's Alex Perry (No. Attleboro, Mass.) now has at least one RBI in 12 of 14 games this season.
- Rhode Island Col. starting pitcher Edward Apice (No. Kingstown, R.I.) struck out seven Seahawks in six innings of work.
- Perry, Smith, and Vargas each had two hits apiece for Salve Regina.
"." - Salve Regina head coach Eric Cirella
Salve Regina (6-7-1) – Saturday, April 9 vs. Nichols, 12 p.m. [DH]
Rhode Island Col. (9-9-2) – Saturday, April 9 vs. Plymouth State, 12 p.m. [DH]