Strong start and hot hitting earn Roos baseball first win over Gallaudet, 11-7
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 7:24 am

Port Charlotte, FL – Six different players posted multi-hit outings and seven players drove in at least one run as the SUNY Canton baseball team earned an 11-7 win v. Gallaudet on Monday evening.

Gallaudet got on the board first on an RBI single in the top of the first but the Roos (1-5) scored seven unanswered runs over the next three innings to take control of the game.

Collin Lynk started the Canton scoring with a 2 RBI single to center field scoring Brandon Bautista and Brett Hoberman. Joseph Dwy followed with a two-run homer also scoring Lynk to make it 4-1.

Travis Schindler scored Edward Malinoski, Jr. on a sacrifice fly in the second. Dwy and Bautista executed a double steal in the third inning and Trevor Keleher followed with an RBI double down the right field line to plate Dwy making it 7-1 in favor of the Roos.

The Bison (2-10-1) got one each back in the fifth and sixth innings before the Roos responded with a pair in the sixth. Wilson Matos singled through the left side to bring home Keleher and Bautista placed a base hit in the right center gap to score Schindler.

Gallaudet scored four on a 2 RBI double and a pair of unearned runs in the top of the seventh to get within two. The Roos added two insurances runs in the seventh and eighth innings on a Keleher sacrifice fly and a Hoberman RBI single to secure the 11-7 victory.

Derrek DuPont struck out six batters and walked two, while giving up five earned runs on 12 hits over 6.1 innings in the win. Anthony Tur did not surrender an earned run in 0.2 innings of work before Austin Lamay struck out two giving up just one hit over the final two innings for the save.

Hoberman, Schindler, Matos, Lynk, Dwy and Keleher all had multi-hit outings as Hoberman led the way with three. Lynk, Dwy and Keleher drove in two runs each, while Hoberman, Schindler, Matos and Bautista all finished with an RBI.

The Roos are back in action on Tuesday when they square off with Ohio Weselyan University at 1 p.m.