March 23, 2008

CANISIUS SILENCES THE DOLPHIN BATS IN SERIES FINALE 3-1.

 

March 23, 2008

CANISIUS SILENCES THE DOLPHIN BATS IN SERIES FINALE 3-1.

SYRACUSE, NY – Behind the performance of freshman Shane Davis, the Canisius Golden Griffins took the last game of a three-game series with Le Moyne 3-1. The southpaw pitched a complete game, allowing one run while scattering five hits. With the loss, the Dolphins fall to 8-12 on the season. Canisius improves to 13-2 with the victory.

Canisius got to Le Moyne starter Corey Nelson in the bottom of the first inning with two runs. Clean-up hitter Kevin Mailloux singled up the middle to plate the first two runs of the game. Nelson would fight with his control most of the afternoon, but managed allow only one more run on a home run to leftfield by Paul Panik through four-plus innings.

The Dolphins would scratch for run in the bottom of the fourth on a Sean Paino sacrifice fly to centerfield, pulling Le Moyne within two runs at 3-1.

Le Moyne would threaten in the bottom of the seventh and eight innings, but failed to plate the runner from third.

In relief, freshman Jeff Tardiff pitched 4.1 strong innings only allowing three hits while striking out three Golden Griffs.

Senior Stephen Crawford connected for two hits on the afternoon, improving his hit streak to 14 games.

Le Moyne returns to action on Tuesday, March 25th as the Dolphins host Buffalo at 2:00 PM at Dick Rockwell Field.

Canisius 3   Le Moyne 1

Score by Innings                          R  H  E
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Canisius............... 200 100 000 -  3  7  1
LE MOYNE............ 000 100 000 -  1  5  1
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Win - Davis (4-0).  Loss - Nelson (0-3).
E - Mahoney; Nandin. DP - LEM 2. LOB - CAN 8; LEM 6. 2B - Asis; Crawford 2;
M.Brown; Paino. HR - Panik. HBP - Donato; Asis; Silverman; Mahoney;
Edmondson. SH - Panik; Nandin. SF - Paino. SB - Joseph.