Baseball Wins 10-4, Chestnut Hill Commits 8 Errors

Brian Rousseau
Brian Rousseau

Philadelphia, PA- The Philadelphia University baseball team (3-9, 0-1 CACC) got a 10-4 win at Chestnut Hill College (3-10) on Wednesday night in a non-conference single game.  The Rams used 18 hits to get their third win of the season, as CHC committed eight errors in the contest.

The Ram's first two runs were the result of CHC errors in the second inning, as PhilaU took a 2-0 lead.  The Griffins responded with two runs on two hits in the bottom of the fourth, but PhilaU was just getting started.

PhilaU junior shortstop Tyler Mentzer (Gettysburg, PA/ Delone Catholic) doubled in an RBI in the top of the fifth, and scored on a throwing error by the CHC shortstop later in the inning.  Senior pitcher/outfielder Kyle Noonan (Morristown, NJ/ Morristown) was hit by a pitch and then stole home to give the Ram's a 5-2 edge.    

The Griffins added another run in both the eighth and ninth innings, but PhilaU went on a five-run scoring binge in the top of the ninth keyed by five hits and three CHC errors to complete the 10-4 victory.

PhilaU winning pitcher Brian Rousseau (Wantagh, NY/ Wantagh) went seven innings, allowing just two runs and striking out five. 

The Rams return to action on Friday, March 20th vs. Merrimack in a doubleheader beginning at 12:00 p.m. at Alumni Field.