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Runs rain in as baseball dominates LIU Brooklyn 16-8

The offense of the Hofstra baseball team came alive in their 16-8 road win over the Long Island University Blackbirds on Tuesday, May 12. Sean Flaherty led the charge with four RBIs and Vito Friscia added three hits. Steven Boscia got the start for the Pride, pitching four innings and earning a no decision.

Baseball ties Sacred Heart in non-conference contest

Down 11-3 heading into the bottom of the 6th inning, the Hofstra baseball team scored eight unanswered runs against Sacred Heart University to force extra innings in a game that was cut short in 12th due to impending darkness. The non-conference contest, held on Wednesday May 8 at University Field, ended in an 11-11 tie. This marks Hofstra’s first tie game in over nine years, when they tied with the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) on April 28, 2010.

Baseball adds new technology to toolbox

When Major League Baseball (MLB) introduced Statcast in 2015, a new statistical era began for baseball. The sport has evolved so much over the years, and general managers across the league are starting to become more interested in the analytics and statistics to build a successful team. Additionally, as coaches and managers are beginning to adapt to the day and age of these young players. Not only are things changing in the MLB, but in all levels of play.

Freshmen step up in win against UNC-Wilmington

Thanks to significant help from its freshmen, the Hofstra baseball team defeated UNC-Wilmington 7-3 on Friday, April 19, at University Field to kick off their weekend series. With the win, the Pride moves to 9-24 overall and 3-7 in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play. The Seahawks fall to 20-19 and 5-5 in the conference.

Northeastern bats overwhelm Pride in 7-3 loss

Despite a strong fourth inning with multiple runs for the Pride, the Hofstra baseball team fell to the Northeastern University Huskies in their series finale on Sunday, April 7, at Friedman Diamond. The 7-3 loss moves the Pride to 5-21 for the season and 1-5 in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play. Northeastern climbs over the .500 mark to 16-15 overall (6-3 CAA). 

Steven Boscia fires a gem as Hofstra snaps losing streak

The Hofstra baseball team ended its seven-game losing streak, defeating Manhattan College 2-0 in the home opener Tuesday, April 2, at University Field. Steven Boscia pitched a gem for the Pride while Anthony D’Onofrio and Alex Sica drove in the only two runs. The win improved Hofstra to 4-18 on the season, while Manhattan fell to 8-19.