Phil Reese
Phil Reese

Baseball Defeated By Auburn On Friday

Holy Cross Athletics   02-24-2017

Score: Auburn 7, Holy Cross 0
Pitching Decision: W: Keegan Thompson (2-0) | L: Phil Reese (0-1)
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Auburn, Ala. (Plainsman Park)
The Lead: Holy Cross fell to Auburn by a score of 7-0 on Friday afternoon in its first of three games against the Tigers this weekend.


HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Sophomore Alex Gionis registered the only hit for the Crusaders in the second at-bat of the game with a double to right center.
  • Auburn posted four runs on five hits in the bottom of the first inning, as four players picked up RBIs.
  • Following the first inning, senior Phil Reese pitched four scoreless innings before sophomore Pat McGowan came in to pitch in relief in the sixth inning.
  • The Tigers added another run in the sixth inning, scoring on a wild pitch, before posting two runs on three hits in the bottom of the eighth inning.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Auburn outhit the Crusaders 12-1.
  • The Tigers left five runners on base, while Holy Cross left three.
  • Reese took the loss for the Crusaders, allowing four runs on seven hits.
  • Keegan Thompson earned the win for Auburn, throwing eight scoreless innings while allowing one hit.

UP NEXT:

  • Holy Cross is back in action tomorrow, as they continue their series with Auburn at Plainsman Park at 1:00 p.m.

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