(Abington, Pa.)- Sophomore Travis Legacy (Malone, N.Y.) held Penn State Abington to just four hits as the SUNY Canton baseball team downed the Nittany Lions 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. Penn State Abington won game two 6-5.
Legacy struck out five batters and allowed just one earned run in a solid seven-inning outing.
Senior Gerardo Torres (Theresa, N.Y.) banged out three hits, including a double, and drove in three runs. Senior Tom Darling (Oswego, N.Y.) doubled twice and freshman Eddy Morel (Lake Worth, Fla.) went 3-for-4 with an RBI.
The Roos posted three runs in the second inning off a three-run double by Torres. SUNY Canton tacked on two more runs in the fifth inning when Darling scored on a wild pitch and Morel had an RBI-single.
In game two, Torres added two singles. Sophomore Luis Ramirez (Gurabo, Puerto Rico) also had two singles. Senior Zach Rosenthal (Miami, Fla.) allowed six runs on six hits with one strikeout in four innings. Junior Alex LaFountain (Keesville, N.Y.) allowed one hit and had three strikeouts in two innings of work.
Bill Parave doubled in each game to lead Penn State Abington.
The Roo are next in action when they play one game at Fisher College on March 28 and a doubleheader with the Falcons on March 29.