Baseball Begins Season In Doubleheader Setback Against Brandeis

Austin Zakow put Bowdoin on the board with a three-run blast to right
Austin Zakow put Bowdoin on the board with a three-run blast to right

NORTHBORO, Mass. – The Bowdoin baseball team opened the 2019 season with a doubleheader setback against Brandeis, falling 4-2 and 9-3.

The Polar Bears start the year at 0-2, while the Judges are 2-0.

Game One Highlights

  • Luke Hall put the Judges on the board with an RBI groundout to short, driving in Isaac Fossas in the second.
  • Brandeis doubled its lead in the following inning, this time off an RBI single from Mike Khoury.
  • The Polar Bears tied the game in their next at bat. Jack Wilhoite walked to put a runner on base and Austin Zakow homered to left for the pair.
  • The Judges responded with a pair of solo homers in the bottom half of the inning off the bats of Hall and Dan O'Leary.
  • Brandon Lopez suffered the loss on the mound, allowing four hits with as many strikeouts. Lopez walked a pair.
  • Greg Tobin pitched a complete game and gave up three hits and three walks. Tobin fanned a pair.

Game Two Highlights

  • Bowdoin scored in the top of the first inning to take its first lead of the day. With two outs, Brendan O'Neil walked and Lopez doubled to center for a 1-0 lead.
  • The Judges responded with three in the bottom half of the inning off three singles.
  • Chris Attisani plated Wilhoite in the second to cut the deficit to one.
  • Brandeis scored a pair in the second and third and tacked on a solo shot to right in the fifth.
  • Attisani drove in Bowdoin's final run of the game in the top of the sixth, doubling to right.
  • Brandeis matched the tally with a run in the bottom half of the inning.
  • Attisani and Lopez both recorded doubles.
  • Ryan Winn started the game and pitched one inning with a pair of strikeouts. Andrew Cohen and Colby Lewis each pitched two innings. Lewis fanned five. Michael Webber finished off the final inning on the mound.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin travels to California for Spring Break and plays a doubleheader at Pomona-Pitzer at 1:00 p.m. PST.