Benedictine Comes From Behind to Defeat Bowdoin Baseball

Jack Wilhoite went 2-for-3 with an RBI and double. On the mound, Wilhoite fanned one batter
Jack Wilhoite went 2-for-3 with an RBI and double. On the mound, Wilhoite fanned one batter

AUBURNDALE, Fla. – The Bowdoin baseball team returns to Maine with a 6-6 record after falling to Benedictine 5-3 on Friday.

The Polar Bears (6-6) wrapped up spring break against the 7-3 Eagles.

Game Highlights

  • Bowdoin jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first off a sacrifice fly to center off Jack Wilhoite's bat.
  • Connor Lee doubled the Polar Bears lead with an RBI single in the forth.
  • Benedictine cut the deficit to one in the sixth as Jonathan Hodo had an RBI double.
  • Lee added another RBI to his stat line in the bottom half of the inning, driving in Wilhoite.
  • The Eagles tied the game with a two-run seventh.
  • Benedictine completed the comeback with runs in the eighth and ninth innings off a pair of RBI singles.

  By the Numbers

  • Max Vogel-Freedman put in six innings of work, allowing five hits with as many strikeouts. James Speer and Wilhoite both fanned a batter in relief.
  • Wilhoite went 2-for-3 at the plate with a double and RBI.
  • Joe Gentile went 3-for-5 at the plate.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears return to Maine and begin conference play on March 30 against Bates.