Press Release

Spring 2014 Baseball: PSU Scranton

April 2, 2014

Christopher Glunk recorded the win in game two notching nine strikeouts

Christopher Glunk recorded the win in game two notching nine strikeouts

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – With the help of four hits and three RBI from freshman Evan Vigna (McAdoo), the Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team swept Penn State Scranton 14-4 and 15-1 Wednesday. Junior Matthew Demilio (Greensburg) and freshman Christopher Glunk (Jersey Shore) each recorded a win on the day. With the victories, the Wildcats improve to 8-6 overall and 2-2 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

In the opener, after a scoreless first, the Wildcats plated five runs, all on two outs. Vigna hit an RBI double in the inning while junior Zachary Weil (Kutztown) racked up two RBI with a single.

Vigna made it a 6-0 game in the third hitting an RBI single down the line to score sophomore James Simasek (Landenberg). Three Penn College errors coupled with four Lions’ hits brought the game to 6-4 in the top of the fourth.

Vigna and Simasek hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the bottom of the inning capping off a three-run effort to extend the lead to 9-4. They ended the game in the fifth scoring five including a two-RBI triple from freshman Cole Weachock (Pottsville).

Demilio recorded the win allowing only three hits and no earned runs with six strikeouts. As a team, Penn College totaled 12 hits with Vigna going 3-3 with three RBI. Senior Cody Buterbaugh (Conestoga) was 2-3 with three RBI.

In game two, Penn College jumped out in the first with five runs. In the inning, senior Joshua Longsderff (Columbia) had a two-RBI single while junior James Scully (Middletown, Del.) and sophomore Rantz Mahaffey (Linden) each notched RBI.

Scully ended the game 3-4 with a team-leading four RBI.

They plated another five in the second capped off by a two-run bomb from freshman Lorenzo Marefka (Jeanette). The next inning, Scully helped a three-run effort with a two-RBI single. After Scranton scored in the fourth, the Wildcats countered with two more runs.

Glunk threw five strong allowing only one earned run off of two hits. He struck out nine.

As a team, Penn College totaled 17 hits with freshman Tanner Kibe (Reedsville) 3-4 with three runs and an RBI and freshman Darien Ebersole (Pequea) 2-2 with two runs.

Next up, Penn College hosts Penn State Hazleton on Thursday, Apr. 3 for a 2 p.m. doubleheader.

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