AUBURNDALE, Fla. – The Bowdoin baseball team dropped a pair of games to Salve Regina on Tuesday afternoon, allowing a seventh inning rally for a 4-3 loss in game one and a 9-0 shutout in game two.
The Polar Bears fall to 1-3 on the young season. The Seahawks climb to 5-1.
Game One Highlights
- Salve Regina took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first off an RBI single by Zack Smith.
- Bowdoin responded with runs in the third, fourth, and fifth innings to take a 3-1 lead. Sean Mullaney tagged an RBI single, scoring Cody Todesco, to put Bowdoin on the board. Jack Wilhoite drove in Connor Lee in the following inning to give the Polar Bears their first lead of the game.
- Todesco scored on wild pitch in the fifth inning to extend Bowdoin's lead to 3-1 before the Seahawks cut the deficit to one off an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth.
- Smith drove in a pair of runs with a single up the middle in the seventh to give Salve Regina the win.
- Lee and Todesco both tallied doubles in the game, while Wilhoite led the team going 2-for-3.
- Max Vogel-Freedman put in 5.2 innings on the mound, allowing six hits and a pair of runs. Vogel-Freedman struck out five batters and walked one. Ryan Dixon surrendered the final two runs to record the loss.
Game Two Highlights
- The Seahawks put five runs on the board in the first inning and added another four in the fifth to run away with a 9-0 game two shutout.
- Lee, Evann Dumont-LaPointe, and Eric Mah were the only Polar Bears to record hits in game two.
- Hunter Sleeper paced the Seahawks with five RBI off a pair of doubles.
- Duncan Finigan opened the game for Bowdoin and pitched less than an inning, allowing two hits and five runs. Finigan recorded a strikeout and two walks. Richard Arms took the mound for 3.2 innings and allowed four hits and as many runs while fanning a pair. Justin Schachter pitched the final 1.2 innings and posted one strikeout with no runs.
- The Polar Bears return to action with a doubleheader against Gordon on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in Leesburg, Florida.