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Connelly Throws Complete Game Shutout in Split with W&J

Connelly Throws Complete Game Shutout in Split with W&J

WASHINGTON, PA – James Connelly threw a complete game shutout as La Roche College Baseball (2-9) split with Washington and Jefferson (1-1) 7-6 (L), 3-0 (W) in non –conference action on Tuesday.

Tyler Ferguson started Game 1 and went 4 innings and allowed 6 runs (5 earned runs) on 9 hits while striking out 2 batters. Ian Kelly threw two scoreless innings of relief and Walt Hadjuk allowed a seventh inning run to record the loss.

Dan Burns finished the first game with 3 RBIs and a hit and Casey Zimmerman went 2 for 4 and with an RBI and scored twice. Adam Zimmerman reached base twice and had an RBI triple in the loss.  

James Connelly pitched 7 shutout innings and allowed only 6 hits while striking out 2 batters and walking none to record the Game 2 win.

Sean Lubin went 2 for 4 with an RBI and Brian Tougher, Matt Sabitini, and Dan Burns each reached base twice and scored a run. Ed Skonieczny added an RBI in the win.

La Roche Baseball returns to John Arnold Sr. Memorial Field on Thursday for their home-opener against Grove City College. Last season, the Redhawks beat Grove City 11-7 in nine innings.