Baseball Loses 14-1 to Tough Wilmington Wildcats Team

Jeffrey Bohus
Jeffrey Bohus

Philadelphia, PA- The Philadelphia University baseball team (8-14, 6-6 CACC) dropped a 14-1 conference contest to the Wilmington University Wildcats (22-7, 11-1 CACC) on Friday afternoon at Alumni Field.

Earlier in the season the Rams gave the ‘Cats their only CACC loss so far this year- an 8-2 win on the road.

In today’s contest, PhilaU managed just two hits, both by freshman first baseman Jeff Bohus (Cherry Hill, NJ/ Cherry Hill East).  Bohus hit in the Rams lone run in the sixth inning, an RBI single to score freshman outfielder Kevin Gibbs (Pitman, NJ/ Pitman)- unearned.

WilmU racked up 14 runs on 13 hits, including an eight-run fifth inning that included a three-run shot from Brian Miller. 

PhilaU sophomore pitcher Alejandro Martinez (Mexico City, MX/ Cumbres Institute) took the loss, going 4.2 innings, and rookie Mike Ross (Newtown Sq., PA/ Marple Newtown) came in to relieve him going 4.1 innings.  WU’s Joe Harris picked up the victory, throwing a complete game.

The Rams return to Alumni Field immediately on Saturday (4/17) for a 12:00 p.m. doubleheader vs. Post University.