Chris Rinaldi
Holy Cross Athletics
Holy Cross Athletics
Chris Rinaldi

Baseball Falls To Marist, 6-2

Holy Cross Athletics   05-03-2017

Score: Marist 6, Holy Cross 2
Pitching Decision: W: Connor McNamara (4-2) | L: Christian Doughty (0-1)
Time: 5:05 p.m.
Location: Worcester, Mass. (Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field)
The Lead: The Red Foxes defeated Holy Cross by a score of 6-2 on Wednesday afternoon in Worcester.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Marist got off to a strong start offensively, notching three runs on two hits in the top of the first.
  • After four scoreless inning, the Red Foxes added to their lead with a run off a throwing error in the top of the fifth, making it 4-0.
  • Marist added two more runs on three hits in the top of the seventh, making it a 6-0 game in their favor.
  • Holy Cross added its first runs on the game in the bottom of the seventh. Juniors Thomas Russo and Cam O'Neill both drove in runs to make it 6-2.
  • The Crusaders put two runners on base in the bottom of the ninth, but were unable to cut the deficit set by Marist any further.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Red Foxes outhit Holy Cross 11-4.
  • Marist left 14 runners on base, while the Crusaders left five.
  • Senior Christian Doughty took the loss, allowing three runs in the first inning.
  • Connor McNamara earned the win for Marist, allowing no runs on one hit.

UP NEXT:

  • Holy Cross will return to action on Saturday, May 13, as they begin play in the Patriot League Tournament against Army West Point at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field at 1:05 p.m.

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