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In the opening day of their final series of the regular season, the Hofstra Pride baseball team split a doubleheader at home against James Madison University, winning the first game 4-1 before being edged out in the second match 2-3 on Friday afternoon, May 11.
The Hofstra Pride baseball team climbed to 21-15 overall and 10-8 in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play with their 9-6 win at the College of William and Mary on Sunday. W&M fell to 15-29 overall and 3-15 in CAA play.
Coming into Saturday’s matchup with the Elon University Phoenix, the Hofstra Pride baseball team was on a three-game losing streak, having not scored more than three runs in those games. Those offensive struggles continued on Saturday at Elon, as Hofstra dropped their fourth consecutive contest by a score of 6-3.
Hofstra baseball fell victim to Towson University’s late inning heroics in a 5-3 loss Saturday afternoon at Schuerholz Park.
The game came down to the final out with Hofstra leading 3-1 in the bottom of the ninth. Richie Palacios stepped up to the plate with the bases loaded and delivered a two-out walk-off grand slam.
Vito Friscia’s four-RBI day led Hofstra baseball to a 14-6 victory over Monmouth University on Tuesday in New Jersey.
Friscia got the action going right from the start with a RBI groundout in the first inning. The Pride never trailed in the contest after.
The Hofstra baseball team wrapped up their opening series in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play with a pair of losses on Saturday to UNC Wilmington by scores of 5-3 and 6-2 after defeating the Seahawks 5-3 on Friday.
Behind the bats of Vito Friscia, Vinnie Costello and Rob Weissheier, Hofstra baseball swept Norfolk State Sunday in Virginia 8-6, extending the team’s win streak to five games.