#9 Ranked Hornets Hold Off Red Devils 6-1

#9 Ranked Hornets Hold Off Red Devils 6-1

(Winchester, Va.) – The Dickinson baseball team turned in a solid performance, falling 6-1 at #9-ranked Shenandoah University on Monday afternoon.

The Hornets used a walk, hit batter and a single to put a run on the board in the bottom of the first inning. They tacked on four in the third to stretch the lead to 5-0, highlighted by a two-RBI single and a run scored by Abel Arocho.

Back-to-back walks and single from Jake Loew led to another Hornet run in the bottom of the fifth.

The Red Devils spoiled the shutout, scoring in the top of the sixth. Senior Ryan Dolan (Plymouth Meeting, Pa./Germantown Academy) was hit by a pitch and made his way to third on a single from first-year Stephen Sakowicz (Park Ridge, Ill./Maine South).

Dolan came across to score off the bat of classmate Matt Primavera (Erdenheim, Pa./Chestnut Hill Academy) to put the Devils on the board.

The Red Devils matched the Hornets with seven hits in the game. Cristian Acosta (Santiago, Dominican Republic/Berkshire School) came out of the pen to finish off the game with three scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and recording three strikeouts. Seven different players recorded a hit for the Devils, with Dolan adding the lone run.

The Red Devils slip to 5-2 overall. They start their spring break tour schedule on Saturday with a double-header against Westfield State.

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