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Tars Topped By No. 13 Mocs in Game Two

Tars Topped By No. 13 Mocs in Game Two

WINTER PARK, Fla. (April 7, 2018) – The Tars couldn't keep up with the Mocs high powered offense, and dropped game two, 22-5.

The Tars fall to 16-16 overall, and 4-10 in SSC play, while the Mocs improve to 28-4-1 overall, and 10-3 in SSC matchups.

Rollins compiled 10 hits as a team, with Brendan Brundage and Cameron Meehan both recording a multi-hit game.

Cameron Enck made the start for Rollins on the mound. The junior threw 5.2 innings, allowing nine hits, as well as registering one strikeout. Appearances on the hill were also made by AJ Chacon, Anthony Trovato, Brett Scafidi, and Tate-Stone Frisina.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Tars opened up the scoring in the bottom of the first with the bases loaded. Brian Brooker would earn a walk with his at bat, plating Brundage for the opening run. It was then Nick Breen crossing home after a Mocs wild pitch to bring the score to 2-0 in favor of the Tars after the first inning.
  • A pair of runs in the top of the second by Florida Southern would tie the game at 2-2.
  • Rollins would then regain the lead behind a Meehan RBI single in the bottom of the second, to take a 3-2 advantage.
  • The Mocs would regain the lead in the top of the fourth, plating two runs to take a slight 4-3 lead over the Tars.  
  • Florida Southern's Pablo Cabrera would go deep over the right field fence for a two-shot home run, to push the Mocs lead to 6-3 in the top of the sixth.
  • The Tars would answer and cut the Mocs lead in half when Ted Meissner singled to right field, bringing home Nick Santucci for the score, Tars still trailed 6-4.
  • A huge top of the seventh would push the Mocs lead to 14-4 after they would plate eight total runs.
  • Sam LaFontaine would register his fourth RBI of the year in the bottom of the seventh to cut the Mocs lead to 14-5.
  • The Mocs would find their offensive rhythm, adding an additional eight runs on the Tars, to take game two, 22-5. 

 NOTES

• Rollins still trails the all-time series vs Florida Southern, 149-79

• Head Coach Jon Sjogren is 336-316-3 in his 13th season at the helm of Rollins baseball 

NEXT:

Rollins will conclude their series with Florida Southern, with game three scheduled to start on Sunday, April 8 at 12 p.m.

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