Baseball drops conference opener to Marymount (Va.)

Baseball drops conference opener to Marymount (Va.)

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Wesley College baseball team dropped their Atlantic East Conference opener to the Marymount (Va.) Saints on the road on Saturday

Game 1: Marymount 14, Wesley 3

Wesley struck first in the first inning on Marymount but was unable to hold the lead in the doubleheader opener.

William Foster went 3-for-4 with a triple and an RBI single in the first inning. Jason Boc, John Joines and Kyle Schneider all had two hits for Wesley.  Joines plated Foster in the third inning on an RBI single to right center while Boc was able to bring DaQuan Jefferson on an RBI groundout in the fourth.

Joey Strazza and Darin Matthews each pitched three innings and gave up three earned runs for Wesley. Matthews struck out four in his three innings of relief.

Game 2: Marymount 14, Wesley 2

Wesley got runs in the second and the eight innings but couldn't sustain a rally in game two.

Foster, Cory Joines, John Joines and Alexander Weber all tallied a hit in the finale. Boc knocked in Wesley's lone RBI of the game on an RBI groundout in the eighth that scored Weber from third base.

Dustin Sutton, David Whitlock and Colin Haywood all saw time on the mound. Haywood sat down three Saints in the final two innings of the game.

Up Next

Wesley heads to New Jersey on Sunday to take on the New Jersey City Gothic Knights in a non-conference clash. First pitch is set for 1 p.m.