March 15, 2011
Baseball Falls To Delaware, 9-3
Dela. - The Quinnipiac baseball team lost to the University of
Delaware, 9-3, in a non-conference game played a Bob Hannah Stadium
in Newark, Dela. Quinnipiac goes to 4-3 on the year while Delaware
improves to 7-9 on the season.
Poletsky (Riverside, Conn.) was 2-for-3 in the game with an RBI
Guerino (Milford, Conn.) also collected two hits and scored a
run on the afternoon. Ben
Farina (Waterford, Conn.) had an RBI and a run scored while Kyle
Nisson (Wallingford, Conn.) also drove in a run. Kevin
Castodio (Pawcatuck, Conn.) took the loss after allowing seven
runs over the first two innings.
The Bobcats' bullpen stopped the bleeding six solid innings in
which it held the Blue Hens to two runs - only one earned - on
three hits. Neil
Mammele (Madison, Conn.) held Delaware to a run on two hits
over three innings pitched while Anthony
Cinelli (Wall, N.J.) gave up a hit and one unearned run in two
innings of work. Andrew
Rinaldi (East Rockaway) appeared in his team-leading third game
of the season, pitching a perfect ninth.
Trailing 7-0 heading into the third inning, the Bobcats finally
struck for a run in the top of the inning. Guerino and Mickey
Amanti (Waterford, Conn.) had back-to-back one-out singles
before moving into scoring position on a wild pitch. Farina's
ground ball to short scored Guerino with Quinnipiac's first run of
In the fifth, Guerino stroked his second hit of the day and moved
to second on a passed ball. He was doubled-up when Amanti hit a
sharp line drive to second. After Farina singled to left center, he
stole second. The hit was Farina's 191st of his career as he
continues his quest to become the seventh player in Quinnipiac
history to collect 200 hits. After captain Chris
Migani (Orange, Conn.) walked, Poletsky singled to right field
to score Farina with Migani taking the extra base and heading to
third. Nisson's single through the right side of the infield scored
Migani with Quinnipiac's third run of the game.
Quinnipiac is back in action on Wednesday, March 16 when they head
to Lawrenceville, N.J. to take on Rider University in a
non-conference match-up at 3 p.m. at Sonny Pittaro Field.