ETSU baseball falls to Winthrop, 8-4
Jacob Fabry
Jacob Fabry

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

ROCK HILL, S.C. (March 4, 2009) - The ETSU baseball team fell to Winthrop Wednesday afternoon at the Winthrop Ballpark in Rock Hill, S.C., 8-4.

 

The Eagles took the lead in the bottom of the first as Kevin Nolan singled in a run to make the score 1-0. Winthrop added another run on an Eddie Rohan grounder to third to extend the lead to 2-0.

 

Jacob Fabry (Chattanooga, Tenn.) got the Bucs (4-2) on the board in the top of the fifth as he brought in Derek Trent (Kingsport, Tenn.) on a single to left center to cut the Eagle lead to 2-1.

 

In the bottom of the sixth, Winthrop added to its lead driving in four runs on five hits to make the score 6-1 Eagles.

 

Rohan added two more insurance runs for the Eagles in the bottom of the seventh on a double down the left field line to increase the Winthrop lead to 8-1.

 

ETSU cut into the lead in the top of the eighth as Paul Hoilman (Johnson City, Tenn.) came in to score on a Danny Petro (Atlanta, Ga.) liner through the right side to make the score 8-2. 

 

Hoilman added another run in the top of the ninth as he drove in Ben Allen (Kingsport, Tenn.) on a grounder to first to cut the lead to 8-3. In the next at bat Fabry came in to score on a passed ball to make the final 8-4.

 

Fabry led ETSU offensively going 2-for-4 with a double and drove in a run.

 

The Bucs are back in action Friday at 7 p.m. as they open conference play at home against Kennesaw State. Please visit www.ETSUBucs.com for more information on ETSU baseball and all other Buccaneer athletic news.

 

Winthrop 8, ETSU 4 (March 4, 2009 at Rock Hill, S.C.)
----------------------------------------------------------------------
ETSU.........000  010  012   -  4  7  0  (4-2)

WU….. ......200  004  20X   -  8  11  0  (7-2)

----------------------------------------------------------------------
Pitchers: ETSU - Josh Gonzaga; Ben Andrews (3); Dustin Plumlee (6); Darren Caldwell (7); Bo Reeder (8)

WU - Ken Monteith; Owen Reid (6); Dane Yoder (7); Pat Fortunato (8); Greg Hough (8); Cory McGinnis (9); Tyler Mizenko (9)
Win - Ken Monteith (1-0) Loss - Josh Gonzaga (0-1)

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 23 Results
WBB ETSU 46 Final
Feb 23 Samford University 69
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 24 T11 of 15
MBB ETSU 73 F
Feb 26 Citadel 74
WTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Feb 27 Results
MTEN Tennessee Tech 0 Bristol, Tenn.
Feb 27 ETSU 7
WTEN ETSU 6 Akron, Ohio
Feb 28 Akron 1
WTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Feb 28 3 of 9
BB Butler 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Feb 28 ETSU 4
WBB ETSU 42 Final
Feb 28 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 64
SB ETSU 10 5
Feb 28 Morehead St. 1
SB ETSU 5 Savannah, Ga.
Feb 28 UMBC 7
MBB ETSU 64 F
Feb 28 Mercer 69
BB Butler 9 Johnson City, Tenn.
Feb 28 ETSU 3
BB Butler 6 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 1 ETSU 12
BB Radford 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 3 ETSU 9
WTEN ETSU 3 Rock Hill, S.C.
Mar 4 Winthrop 4
BB ETSU 6 Asheville, N.C.
Mar 4 UNC-Asheville 8