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Baseball drops series opener to Charleston

Hofstra baseball lost the first of a three-game away series at the College of Charleston, 9-0, to open up Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) play on Friday, March 29. Entering the conference schedule, the Pride looked to rebound from a four-game losing streak and their most recent 3-2 loss to Monmouth in extra innings.

Baseball falls to Monmouth in extra innings

The Hofstra Baseball team continued their struggles on Tuesday, March 25 as they dropped their fourth consecutive game – this one to Monmouth University by a score of 3-2. The game ended up going to extra innings knotted at two, where Clay Koniencki hit a walk off single in the bottom of the tenth inning to give the Hawks their eighth win of the season. With the loss, the Pride fell to 3-15 on the season.

Hofstra bats go silent in loss to Liberty

The Hofstra baseball team continued its series against Liberty University on Saturday, March 16, and dropped its sixth consecutive game, losing this one 1-0. The loss puts them at 2-11 on the season, while the Liberty Flames improved to 14-4. The game was a hard-fought pitching dual until Liberty tacked on the first and only run in the eighth inning.

Hofstra bats struggle in loss to Iona

The Hofstra Pride baseball team dropped to 2-7 on the season after losing to Iona College 4-2 on Friday, March 8. The Pride offense was shut down by the Gaels’ starting pitcher Chris Dodrill. He fired 4 2/3 innings, allowing only one earned run on three hits. Michael James was on the mound for Hofstra and surrendered four earned runs in six innings, while striking out eight.

Baseball begins season with loss to UIW

The Hofstra baseball team kicked off their season on the wrong foot, taking a 9-1 loss to the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. Michael James got the start for the Pride, getting tagged with the loss after pitching four innings, allowing four runs (three earned) and striking out two batters.

Rooney suffers first loss despite stellar outing

A solid start for John Rooney was not enough, as the Hofstra baseball fell to Northeastern University 5-1 in game one of a three-game set Friday at University Field.

“I think [Northeastern] just outplayed us today,” said Hofstra head coach John Russo.

Rooney went seven innings, giving up two earned runs and two walks (two HBP), while striking out seven.