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Bulldogs fall to URI Saturday

Bulldogs fall to URI Saturday

KINGSTON, R.I. – The Bryant University baseball team fell to Rhode Island, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon at Bill Beck Field.

URI broke the game open with a five-run fifth inning.

Tyler Mattison struck out seven over 4.1 innings, while Austin Wainer, Jack Halbruner and Will Treuel combined for 3.0 scoreless innings of relief.

Game Information
Rhode Island 7, Bryant 0
Records: Bryant (2-5), URI (6-5)
Location: Bill Beck Field (Kingston, R.I.)

Key Moment

  • Leading 2-0 in the fifth, Max Mircovich cleared the bases with a double to left to give the Rams a 5-0 lead.

How it Happened

  • URI grabbed the lead with a pair of runs in the third. A wild pitch brought home the first run and a passed ball allowed the second run to score.
  • In the fifth, the Rams loaded the bases with two singles and a walk. Mircovich then delivered a three-run double to left. A errant throw on a play at third and a wild pitch plated the final two runs of the inning.

Stats

  • URI outhit the Bulldogs, 9-6.
  • Mattison struck out seven and walked just two over 4.1 innings.
  • Wainer, Halbruner and Treuel all recorded a scoreless inning of relief.
  • Liam McGill and Shane Kelly each reached twice with a hit and a walk.

Game Notes

  • Bryant still leads the all-time series between the teams, 9-7.
  • Matt Woods reached base for the seventh-straight game to start the season.
  • Mattison's seven strikeouts are a season high.

Up Next

The Bulldogs and Rams wrap up their two-game weekend series on Sunday afternoon. First pitch is set for 1:00 p.m.