MIAMI SHORES, Fla. (April 21, 2018) – Rollins couldn't find their rhythm offensively, falling to Barry in game one, 7-2 and again in game two, 6-2.
Rollins now sits at 16-24 overall and 4-17 against Sunshine State Conference opposition. The Bucs are now 19-22 on the year, and 6-15 in SSC play.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Bucs didn't waste any time getting on the scoreboard, as they were able to put up five runs in the first three innings of play.
- In the bottom of the fifth, the Bucs would add another two runs to their lead after a couple of fielding errors by the Tars, they now led 7-0.
- Nick Breen would homer down the left field line, his second of the year, to give the Tars some hope in the bottom of the ninth, they still trailed 7-1.
- Nick Santucci would register a late triple, but it wouldn't be enough as the Tars would drop game one of the doubleheader, 7-2.
- The Tars held a slight lead after the top of the second inning, when Ted Meissner got thing started for the Tars with an RBI single, 1-0.
- For the second straight game, the Bucs jumped out to an early lead, plating three runs, to take a 3-1 advantage.
- The Bucs would add two more runs, one in the fifth and one in the seventh inning, which would increase their lead to 6-1.
- Bryce Peterson was brought home after a Grant Ashine double, but it wouldn't be enough as the Tars would fall for the second straight game, 6-2.
- Bryce Peterson (CF) – 2-2, 2B, RBI
- Nick Breen (1B) – 1-4, HR, RBI, run scored
- James Doherty – 4.0 IP, 2 Hits, 2 Runs, 5 SO
- Grant Ashline (2B) – 1-2, RBI, Run Scored, 2 Walks
- Ted Meissner (C) – 2-3, RBI, Walk
- Whit Drennan – 4.0 IP, 4 hits, 5 strikeouts
• Rollins still leads the all-time series vs Barry, 60-46
• Head Coach Jon Sjogren is 336-324-3 in his 13th season at the helm of Rollins baseball
The Tars will return home to take on the University of Tampa Spartans for a three-game series. Game one is set to begin on Friday, April 27 at 6pm.
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