Seahawks Fall to Penn State Harrisburg

Connor Coursey '21 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Connor Coursey '21 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. - St. Mary's College of Maryland baseball (5-6-1, 0-3 CAC) fell in game three of the series to the Penn State Harrisburg Lions (9-2-1, 3-0 CAC) on Sunday (Mar. 17) afternoon.

St. Mary's - 5, Penn State Harrisburg - 14

How It Happened

  • The Lions built a six run lead through three innings, until the Seahawks struck back with four unanswered runs in the next two innings. Dakota Merritt smacked a RBI single and forced the opposing pitcher to throw a wild pitch in his next at-bat for the Seahawks' two runs. Dan McCann kept the scoring going in the fourth inning when he grounded out to first, plating Merritt. Joey Bryner put the ball in play in the fifth inning, forcing an error for the Seahawks fourth run of the afternoon.

  • Trailing by two runs in the sixth inning, the Seahawks gave up 12 runs and trailed 14-4 heading into the final inning of action. In the ninth inning, Bowen Plagge flied out to center field and advanced Tyler Taitano home. However, the Lions lead was too large to overcome.

Inside the Box Score

  • Jackson Edelman started the game for the Seahawks on the mound, pitching five innings, while registering two strikeouts. Edelman fell to 1-1 on the season and gave up five earned runs in his outing.

  • Plagge led the Seahawks from the plate, finishing two-of-four with one RBI. Plagge and Bryner hustled for a stolen base in the contest.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Mar. 23 vs. Christopher Newport - 12:00 p.m. (DH) | Hawk's Nest

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