Baseball Bested by Bucs in SSC Series Opener

Baseball Bested by Bucs in SSC Series Opener

Miami Shores, Fla. – Lynn University's baseball team couldn't get its offense on track on Friday night, falling in a tightly-contested road game to Barry University in Sunshine State Conference (SSC) play, 4-1. Shayne Fontana provided the lone run for Lynn, launching a solo homer in the fourth. 

                   

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final:Barry 4, Lynn 1

Records: Lynn (14-11, 4-6 SSC), Barry (17-4, 7-3 SSC)

Location:Feinbloom Field | Miami Shores, Fla.   

All-Time Series: Lynn trails 51-60-3

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STATS OF THE DAY:

  • Fontana made the most of his only hit, scoring the game's opening run on a solo shot to put Lynn up 1-0. 
  • Joe Argumedo had two hits in four at-bats.
  • Nicholis Prather (2-4) took the loss despite pitching 6.0 innings and allowing just three runs, striking out seven.
  • Barry had two homers in the game, which swung the momentum in its favor, taking the lead on a two-run shot in the bottom of the fourth and picking up a big insurance run on a solo homer in the bottom of the eighth. 
  • The Bucs' Frank Gonzalez II struck out 10 Fighting Knights in 7.0 innings to move to 4-0. 

 

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Four of the five combined runs scored occurred via home runs. 
  • Barry made four errors compared to just one for Lynn, but Lynn surrendered the game's only unearned run.
  • The Fighting Knights stranded all eight of their baserunners. 
  • The Blue and White fall to 1-3 in SSC series openers in 2019.

 

UP NEXT:

Lynn continues its series in Miami Shores tomorrow, Saturday March 15, for a doubleheader with the Bucs, beginning at 1 p.m.