Baseball Suffers Loss To Fairmont State

Baseball Suffers Loss To Fairmont State

CARY, N.C. – The Thomas Jefferson University baseball team (2-7) dropped an 8-4 decision to Fairmont State (7-7) at the DII Challenge vs. Cancer on Saturday.

The Fighting Falcons scored two runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings to go ahead 6-0, using an RBI triple, a passed ball, an RBI single, a double steal, a wild pitch and a sacrifice fly. The Rams got on the board in the bottom of the fifth on a RBI base hit by freshman Dylan Rees.

Fairmont State tacked on two more runs in the sixth with a pair of RBI singles. Jefferson posted three runs in the bottom of the frame to close the gap to four (8-4). Sophomore Cole Kriger knocked in a run with a base hit and freshman Ryan Coyle followed with a two-run single. The Rams' rally stopped there as they recorded just one baserunner in each of the final three innings.

- Dylan Rees: 2-5, RBI
- Efrain Santiago: 2-4, BB
- Ryan Sawyer: 1-4, 2B, R
- Cole Kriger: 3-4, RBI, 2 R
- Ryan Coyle: 1-3, BB, 2 RBI

Jefferson finishes its weekend trip versus Franklin Pierce on Sunday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m.