April 28, 2013

Lions Take Series from Lynn after Exhilarating Game Three Rubber Match

FINAL – Game 1:  Lynn 5, Saint Leo 4 (10 Innings) – (Saint Leo, Fla. – Thomas B. Southard Stadium)

SAINT LEO STARTERS:  Newcomb (CF), Vitale (3B), Twitty (RF), Moses (DH), Revell (1B), Rawdow (2B), Torres (C), Gill (LF), Perez (SS), Teasley (P)

LYNN STARTERS: Freedman (SS), Perez (CF), Lashley (2B), Matusik (1B), Giardina (3B), Elasik (DH), Piperno (C), Stortini (LF), Gonzalez (RF), Vandernaald (P)

AT A GLANCE: Saint Leo and Lynn went back and forth in game one of the doubleheader, with the Lions rallying to tie the game in the ninth only to see the Fighting Knights push a run across the board in the 10th inning to earn the win.

HOW IT HAPPENED

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FINAL- Game 2:  Saint Leo 10, Lynn 6 – (Saint Leo, Fla. – Thomas B. Southard Stadium)

SAINT LEO STARTERS:  Newcomb (CF), Vitale (3B), Twitty (RF), Moses (DH), Revell (1B), Rawdow (2B), Torres (C), Gill (LF), Perez (SS), Neely (P)

LYNN STARTERS: Perez (CF), Freedman (SS), Lashley (2B), Matusik (1B), Giardina (3B), Elasik (DH), Gonzalez (RF), Stortini (LF), Piperno (C), Pierce (P)

AT A GLANCE: In a thrilling game three rubber match, Saint Leo exploded for four runs in the sixth to break the 6-6 and win game three, 10-6, to take the series.

HOW IT HAPPENED

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NEXT UP
The Lions now have a brief break from conference play when they host Eckerd College at home on Tuesday night. The regional is set for a 6:00 p.m. first pitch.