Hartenstein get hits milestone in split

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Kyle Hartenstein, who last week became
Mitchell's all-time hits leader, reached another
milestone with his 200th career hit. He becomes
just the fourth active Division III player in the
country to eclipse the mark..
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Mitchell split a pair of one-run games with conference newcomer Dean on Saturday, bouncing back from a 4-3 loss in the opener to win 3-2 in the nightcap on Saturday afternoon at Longley Field. The rubber game of the weekend series takes place Sunday in New London at noon. Playing for the first time in a week, Mitchell couldn't solve the pitching combination of Jose Quiroz and Alex Belanger. The duo limited the Mariners to only four hits in the opening contest. A pitching duel highlighted the nightcap as Jakari Pellegrini and Dean's Gaten Davis kept the game scoreless early but Mitchell erased a one run deficet, going on to win a clase one.

Endicott swept Wentworth in conference doubleheader action by scores of 3-0 and 9-5 at North FieldEndicott starter Will Ferreira picked up the victory (3-1) on 5.2 innings, two hits, zero walks, and a game-high five strikeouts. Ferreira took a no-hit bid all the way into the sixth inning, but gave up a two-out single in the frame before being lifted for closer Will Bryant who went on to record his sixth save of the season on just six pitches. In game two Endicott rallied from a 3-0 deficit after the first inning with a seven-run third and never looked back.

William Paterson (14-8, 3-3 NJAC) used two sensational pitching performances to sweep a NJAC doubleheader from the New Jersey City (12-7, 3-3 NJAC) at the Thomas M. Gerrity Athletic Complex. Junior right-handed pitcher Corey Martinez  threw 7.0 masterful innings in game one and junior left-handed pitcher Chris Babb struck out 11 batters in 7.0 innings in the nightcap to fuel the Pioneers to the sweep. WP has allowed just four runs in its three NJAC wins this season.

After 16-straight games on the road to open the season, Coe swept a doubleheader from Luther, 5- and 1-4 in the first games of the year at Bill Quinby Field. Coe fell behind early on game one needing five innings to erase the lead and buld build a lead of their own. Coe lead wire-to-wire in the second game.

Continuing to pour on the offense, North Central racked up double digit runs in the doubleheader sweep of Carroll to remain unbeaten in CCIW play, while head coach Ed Mathey tied the program's career wins record in the process. Mathey ties legendary head coach and North Central Hall of Fame inductee Tom Purcell '74 with 304 career win in a Cardinal uniform. North Central has outscored conference opponents 81-19 through the first seven games, while the pitching staff has recorded a 2.45 ERA, compared to opponents 10.30 ERA.

Texas-Dallas kicked off a three-game ASC series against league-leading Concordia-Texas with a 15-2 pounding of the Tornados. The Comets (15-12, 9-4 ASC) will continue the series with CTX (19-9, 12-4 ASC) on Sunday with a 12 p.m. doubleheader at the UTD Baseball Field. UTD chased Tornado starter Cole Angelle (4-1) after just five batters in the 1st inning while Comet starter Jamie Andriot was strong in his sixth victory of the season.

Tufts hit four home runs accounting for 11 runs in a non-conference doubleheader sweep of Nichols at Huskins Field. The game scores were 8-2 and 11-5. Seniors Christian Zazzali and Tommy O'Hara homered in game one, then junior John Moschella and senior Nick Falkson had four-baggers in the nightcap as Tufts improved to 9-8. Nichols, led by three hits including a home run, two rbis and two runs scored from Kyle Bouchard in the two games, drops to 6-14.

The two games between Hanover and Earlham couldn't have been more different: one a pitching battle and the other an offensive showcase. But the outcome in either case was in Earlham's favor as Quaker baseball swept a HCAC doubleheader off Hanover at Sadler Stadium, winning game one, 2-1 in 11 innings, before breezing past the Panthers in game two, 8-3. he Quakers improved to 18-6 overall with the victories, 4-2 in the HCAC, while Hanover fell to 4-16, 1-5 HCAC.

Stevenson went right back to work just 24-hours after losing a three-run lead in the ninth to Lebanon Valley despite senior Billy Small picking up two home runs falling 16-11 in extra innings.  On Saturday afternoon the same two teams squared off yet against in conference play with a doubleheader at McGill Field in Annville.  In game one it would be the Dutchmen coming out on top 8-6 despite a late rally by Stevenson, but the Mustangs salvaged a game in the three-game set by taking game two 11-7.      

Garrett Greenwood singled up the middle to
pick up his second hit of the day and the 197th
of his career. He takes the top spot from 2014
graduate Creed Mangrum as he now approaches
the 200-hit mark and sits at 198 overall.

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Led by a career day from senior Garrett Greenwood, MIT ran its winning streak to six straight with a doubleheader sweep of visiting Emerson. Greenwood pitched seven innings with 11 strikeouts in game one, then became the MIT all-time career leader for hits with a single early in the second game.

Springfield swept Coast Guard in NEWMAC play at Archie Allen Field.  The Pride took the opener, 12-5, before producing a 2-1 win in the second. With the wins, Springfield College now stands at 16-5-2 overall with a 5-2 mark in NEWMAC play, while the Bears fall to 6-10 on the year with an 0-7 record against league opponents. Springfield will now head to New London, Conn. on Sunday, April 7 to finish up the three-game set with Coast Guard.

Rochester posted two huge comeback victories over St. Lawrence at Towers Field, rallying from as many as five runs down in each game of a doubleheader. Rochester (4-8, 4-2 Liberty League), edged out the Saints by a 7-6 score in game one, and then won the night cap in a 16-13 slugfest. In both games, St. Lawrence (2-12, 1-5 Liberty League) had the tying runs on base or up to bat in the when the final out was made. Corey Ziring was the hero in game one for UR, going 2-2 with a triple, four RBI and a run scored while starter Luke Meyerson gutted out 5.2 innings for the win. Senior utility player Owen Gabbey was the star of game two, tossing four hitless innings of relief in his first career pitching appearance. His outing allowed UR to go from down 10-5 to up 16-10 in four innings.

DeSales completed the three-game weekend sweep of Manhattanville taking both ends of a doubleheader in MAC Freedom action by scores of 6-4 and 7-0.  Six different players had hits in the game one win as DSU stole seven bases. Junior Charlie Barebo, Mish, and Nick White each had two hits in game two as Barebo and Mish each scored twice. It was Kacergis third win of the season and his first career complete-game.

Ursinus completed a sweep of McDaniel by scores of 6-4 and 12-5 at Thomas Field. Timely hitting, pitching and big innings powered the Bears (8-11, 3-3) past the Green Terror to get to a 3-3 Centennial Conference record on the season and give them three straight wins in a span of just over 24 hours. Sophomore Dom Fiorentino finished the day going 4-for-5 with four runs and three RBI for Ursinus, while senior Travis Kozak and freshman Tom Jacobs chipped in four hits apiece. Kozak came around to score four runs and Jacobs knocked in three runs on the day. Sophomore Mike Stanziale drove in four runs to lead the Bears in that category, including the game-tying RBI single in a three-run seventh in the opener.

Mass Maritime cruised to a 10-3 victory in game one of a scheduled MASCAC doubleheader at the Central Campus Baseball Field. Mason Ashburn earned the win, going six innings and allowing three runs on six hits with nine strikeouts. The Buccaneers then took game two as John Teehan fired a complete game, six-hit shutout with nine strikeouts as Mass Maritime won 5-0. The Vikings slide to 12-8 and 2-2 in conference while the Buccaneers improve to 11-7 and 4-0 in league play.  

Sewanee, thanks to a complete game by Drew Mancuso, blanks the Majors of Millsaps, 1-0, from Twenty Field. Mancuso was dazzling on the mound, retiring 12 of the final 13 batters he faced. He allowed four hits, walked one and struckout nine in the nine inning complete game. Sewanee's last 1-0 contest came also came in Jackson on April 2, 2016 in a seven-inning affair, but the Tigers were on the short end of the contest.

Southern Maine rallied for two runs in the ninth inning and scored five more in the 10th to take an 8-3 win over the UMass-Dartmouth in the opening game of the teams Little East Conference doubleheader at the UMD Baseball Field. The Huskies returned in the nightcap to hold off the Corsairs for a 2-1 victory to complete the sweep. Southern Maine has won four straight, and seven of its last eight, to improve to 11-6 overall and 3-1 in LEC play.  UMass Dartmouth has dropped four of its last five games to slide to 11-7 overall and 0-4 in conference play.

Three was Connor Larkin lucky number as he
had three hits, three runs scored and three RBIs
in a sweep of CalTech.

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A pair of run-rule victories completed Chapman's series sweep over Caltech at Hart Park. The Panthers (23-8, 8-7 SCIAC) posted a second consecutive shutout with a 10-0 win in game one and defeated the Beavers (4-24, 1-17 SCIAC) 11-1 in the second game. Both games were clinched in the Panthers' half of the eighth. With the wins, the Panthers launched themselves into fifth place in the SCIAC standings and are just a game behind Occidental for the coveted fourth place spot.

Arcadia took the rubber match of its MAC Commonwealth series with Alvernia, 17-8. The Knights pounded out 19 hits on the day, including five from junior Bryan Gillen. Gillen's 5-for-5 outing came with a home run, five RBIs, five runs scored and two stolen bases.

St. Joseph's (L.I.) picked up two Skyline Conference wins over St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) at Calvert Vaux Park. The Golden Eagles benefitted from an unearned run in the top of the 10th inning to take game one 4-3 before completing the sweep with an 8-0 win in game two.The Golden Eagles improve to 10-9 on the season with a 5-1 Skyline Conference mark. The Bears slide to 2-19 overall and 1-5 in conference play.

SUNY Old Westbury dropped a 6-4 decision in the opener before claiming the 9-5 win in the rubber match against the United States Merchant Marine Academy Mariners (19-4, 6-2 Skyline) in Skyline Conference action from Roosevelt Field in Kings Point, New York. Zack Winzer drove in the game-winning runs in game one in the fourth inning with a two-run single to score Bryson Campbell and Vincenzo Alteri for USMMA's 5-2 lead. John Fogarty slapped his second homer of the day in the sixth inning of game two to drive in Russo and Slattery for the game-winning runs to build an 8-4 advantage for the Owls.

Despite letting an eighth and ninth inning lead slip away and allowing a runner to advance into scoring position in all of the extra innings of game one, Wilkes earned a hard-fought sweep of King's College on the road in a Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom doubleheader, taking game one 13-6 in 12 innings and securing game two 3-1 in the normal seven innings.  This was the Colonels first three-game sweep since taking three games from Delaware Valley in 2016. Wilkes improved to 6-3 in conference games and 10-10 overall. Wilkes now sits in third place in the MAC Freedom standings.

Spencer Scheer drove in the go-ahead run on a suicide squeeze in the ninth inning and Nebraska Wesleyan came back to beat the Simpson baseball team 6-3 on a chilly Saturday at McBride Field. The Prairie Wolves (6-16, 2-9 Iowa Conference) trailed 3-1 going into the eighth before scoring five unanswered in the final two innings to win the three-game series. Starter Jesse Maguire went the distance and Derek Kolbush drove in three runs on the day. Tanner Jansen had the best outing of his young career for the Storm (3-19, 2-9), allowing just one run off three hits in seven strong innings.

Suffolk scored at least one run in the first four innings to gain an early advantage it held onto as the Rams raised the curtain of its GNAC calendar with a 7-4 victory over Albertus Magnus at Hamden High Schoo. The Hood College baseball team held off one comeback bid by Albright before the Lions in game one before the Lions completed a comeback in game two of the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth doubleheader between the two teams.  Ryan Pordes picked up the win on the rubber with 6.0 innings of work. The senior RHP allowed four runs on seven hits and five walks, while sitting down five batters. Tyler Zell earned the save thanks to a no-run, two-hit relief effort in the final frame.

Senior Alex Detweiler hit a go-ahead three-run home run as part of a six-run eighth inning as Stevens rallied to defeat Houghton 7-3 to complete a sweep of the teams' Empire 8 Conference series. The victory capped a wild two-day period as the teams completed their entire three-game series in a span of 28 hours, with Stevens earning two wins with late-inning heroics, including junior Donny Gherardi's two-run walk-off double Friday. Saturday's play began with the completion of the final four innings of Friday night's suspended game, followed by the regularly scheduled nine-inning contest. The sweep was the first of the season for Stevens, who finished the day at 16-11 and 9-3 in the Empire 8. The Highlanders fell to 9-10 on the year and 2-4 in conference play. The series was the first true road games of the year for Houghton.

The Blazers took the first game 6-5 in eight innings for their 21st win of the season, the most in a season for the program. Albright came from behind in another eight inning game in the nightcap 7-6. Cam Esposito was 5 for 8 in the doubleheader with three runs and three RBIs.