Amherst Sweeps Middlebury

AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Amherst bettered its record to 23-4 as the No. 1 team in New England with two wins over Middlebury. Josh Carroll (Winchester, MA) went 5-8 in the doubleheader, including his fifth home run of the season.

Amherst's first three batters put the Jeffs up 3-0 in game one as Middlebury committed two of its four errors. Carroll and Mike Brendler (Swarthmore, PA) led the Jeffs with two hits a piece while Middlebury's Judd Bruzgul (Orchard Park, NY) and Davin Wilfrid (Princeton, NJ) both had a single and double for the Panthers.

The Jeffs scored seven runs in the 2nd inning of game two as a dozen batters came to the plate. Amherst closed out the game with a five-run 6th.

Amherst will host Endicott tomorrow at 4:00pm. Middlebury falls to 9-9 for the season and will travel to Castleton on Wednesday for their next game.

 

Game One                1       2       3       4       5       6       7               R       H       E
Middlebury (9-8)       0       0       0       0       1       0       0       -       1       5       4
Amherst (22-4)         3       0       1       3       0       1       X       -       8       10      0

Colin O'Neil and Ron Nobile. Andy Ditchfield, John O'Connell (7) and Dan Blednick, Whit Griffinger (5). W - A Ditchfield (4-0). L - M O'Neil (1-2). HR None.

 

Game Two                1       2       3       4       5       6       7               R       H       E
Middlebury (9-9)       0       0       1       0       0       0       0       -       1       4       7
Amherst (23-4)         0       7       0       1       0       5       X       -       13      10      1

Rick Durst, Jon Schonberg (6) and Ryan Heald. Mike Spirito, George Gumpert (6) and Dan Blednick, Whit Griffinger (4). W - A Spirito (4-0). L - M Durst (4-2). HR A Josh Carroll (2). 
 

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