Baseball Drops Weekday Matchup with Defending National Champion West Chester

Baseball Drops Weekday Matchup with Defending National Champion West Chester

WEST CHESTER, Pa. – The University of the Sciences baseball team dropped a non-conference game to defending national champion West Chester, 21-6, on Wednesday afternoon.

USciences (3-4) did however have an offensive outburst in the sixth inning, where it sent 11 batters to the plate and scored all six of its runs.

Collin Fabio, Ryan Scholey, Jacob Whittington and Adam Reed each scored a run and drove in another during the frame.

Scholey finished 2-for-3 with a walk, in addition to his run and RBI, to lead the offense.   

Jordan Stennett and T.J. Dezzi scored the other two runs, with Nate Steele and Christian DeLuca picking up the two other RBIs. 

John Michael Sabatino's performance highlighted the pitching staff, as the freshman struck out three in two innings of work for the second consecutive outing. He did not allow an earned run, working around four hits while not issuing a walk.

West Chester (3-2), the No. 2 team in the Atlantic Region, scored seven runs in the first four innings before exploding for eight in the fifth.

University of the Sciences will play another team ranked in the Atlantic Region, No. 7 Winston-Salem State, when it begins its spring break trip with a 1 p.m. doubleheader against the Rams this Saturday, March 3.