Ninth Inning Errors Give Jumbos Series Opener Over Bowdoin

Eric Mah had two RBI and two doubles
Eric Mah had two RBI and two doubles

MEDFORD, Mass. – The Tufts University scored twice on a ninth inning error to take a 7-6 win over Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears slip to 3-15-1 (3-4 NESCAC), while the Jumbos climb to 15-5 (3-1 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Both teams scored in the second inning, with Eric Mah walking in a run for the Polar Bears and Kyle Cortese scoring on a balk.
  • The Jumbos took the lead in the third as Cortese tagged an RBI single to right and Peter DeMaria scored on a double play.
  • Bowdoin took the lead in the fifth inning, plating four runs for a 5-3 advantage.
  • Austin Zakow doubled down the right field line to drive in one and James McCarthy sent a ball the opposite direction for two more. Mah rounded out the inning with an RBI groundout.
  • The Jumbos again tied the game in the seventh, this time off a hit batter and walked in run.
  • Chris Attisani had a pinch hit single to left to give Bowdoin another lead in the ninth.
  • Tufts walked off with the win following an error that allowed two runs to score.

By the Numbers

  • Mah had a pair of doubles, while Zakow and McCarthy each had one.
  • McCarthy and Mah led the way with two RBI. Jack Wilhoite had a pair of stolen bases.
  • Mah, Wilhoite, and Gavin Cann all had multi-hit games.
  • Brandon Lopez pitched 6.1 innings and allowed ten hits and five runs with five strikeouts.
  • Cortese led the Jumbos, going 3-for-3 with two RBI.
  • The Jumbos combined for ten hits, while the Polar Bears had 12.

Up Next

  • The two teams complete the series with a doubleheader on Sunday.