Amherst Defeats UMass-Dartmouth, 8-5

AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Greg Berchelmann (St. Louis, MO) drove in six Jeff runs on three hits to lead the Jeffs to an 8-5 victory over the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth. The game proved to be a matchup of two of the best in New England, as the Jeffs boast a No. 4 ranking while the Corsairs are close behind at No. 5.

Ian Downes (Pound Ridge, NY) struck out six Corsairs in 7.2 innings. Southpaw Sean Donovan (Quincy, MA) struck out four while allowing 12 hits.

Amherst betters its record to 11-3 while UMass-Dartmouth falls to 9-8. The Jefffs will travel to Suffolk for a doubleheader on Saturday while the Corsairs play two at Southern Maine.

 

                      1       2       3       4       5       6       7       8       9               R       H       E
UMA-Dartmouth (9-8)            0       0       2       0       0       0       0       2       1     -         5       6       3
Amherst (11-3)                 2       2       0       2       0       0       1       1       --      --      8       12      1

Sean Donovan and Andrew Gabryjelski; Ian Downes, Jon Cross (8), Mike Sweeney (9) and Dan Blednick. WP A Downes. LP M Donovan. HR None.