JHU takes opener in tournament

Baseball team slips past Muhlenberg, 3-1

UM rolls

Colleges

May 05, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Senior Yani Rosenberg struck out 10 batters and allowed just one run in a complete game to lead the Johns Hopkins baseball team to a 3-1 win over Muhlenberg in the first game of the Centennial Conference Championship finals yesterday.

The top-seeded Blue Jays (33-6) now have a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series against the Mules, with the second game scheduled for today at noon.

Rosenberg (Gilman) got all the support he needed in the bottom of the second inning as sophomore Craig Cetta belted a two-run home run to left field to give the Blue Jays a 2-0 lad.

Maryland 7, N.C. State 0: Freshman Sean Kane tossed a complete game, two-hit shutout and Kyle George and Jason Maxey homered to lead the host Terrapins to a victory over the visiting Wolfpack.

Softball

UMBC 2, St. Francis, Pa. 0: Linsi Moy (16-5) delivered a four-hit, complete-game shutout, as the Retrievers edged the Red Flash in the finals of the Northeast Conference Tournament at Hawks Park in West Long Branch, N.J.

With the victory, the Retrievers will host the yet-to-be determined Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champion in a play-in series for a berth to the NCAA tournament.

The Retrievers' pitching gave up just one run in the tournament's three games.

Towson 6-5, Delaware 5-0: Sophomore right-hander Beth Wilcox pitched a one-hit shutout in the second game as the host Tigers (31-19, 8-6) swept a Colonial Athletic Association doubleheader from the Blue Hens (17-25, 4-9).

The Tigers overcame a three-run deficit to win the opener.

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