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Baseball Falls In Final Inning To Eckerd 5-4

Colin McClelland
Colin McClelland

OVERVIEW – ECKERD

SCORE: Eckerd Tritons 5, Northwood Timberwolves 4

RECORDS: Northwood 11-5/Eckerd 14-8

LOCATION: Kissimmee, Fla.  

RECAP: Eckerd earns a walk-off 5-4 win over Northwood Thursday night (March 14)

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood took the lead in the top of the first inning thanks to a Colin McClelland two-run double.
  • Eckered cut the lead to 2-1 on a solo home run in the bottom of the second.
  • The Timberwolves pushed the lead back to two runs on a Nick Palmer RBI double, making the score 3-1 in the third inning.
  • Once again, the Tritons responded with a run of their own in the fourth to cut the Northwood lead to 3-2.
  • McClelland restored the two-run lead in the fifth on his second double of the night.
  • That would prove to be NU's last run of the night, however, as the Tritons came back to earn the win.
  • Eckerd got a two-out double in the seventh to tie the game and a two-out walkoff single in the bottom of the ninth to earn the win. 

GAME STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 4/8/0, Eckerd: 5/9/2
  • Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 6, Eckerd: 4
  • Winning Pitcher: Cameron Lanzilli (2-1): 2 IP, H, 2 K
  • Losing Pitcher: Lennon Gwizdala (0-1): 2 IP, 3 H, R, BB, K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • McClelland: 2-3, 2 2B, 3 RBI
  • Palmer: 2-4, 2B, RBI
  • David Vinsky: 3 R

UP NEXT

  • Northwood will play a pair of games Friday (March 15), taking on Auburn Montgomery at 1 p.m. and Embry-Riddle at 6 p.m.