Press Release

Spring 2011 Baseball: Senior Day PSU York

April 17, 2011

Junior Thomas Hughes hit a three-run blast in game two

Junior Thomas Hughes hit a three-run blast in game two

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Junior Garrett Hornung (Emporium) had another strong outing with four hits and four RBI as the Pennsylvania College of Technology swept Penn State York in conference action Sunday. The Wildcats ended the first game early with a decisive 11-1 win and followed that up winning 10-4. Penn College now improves to 12-7 overall and 3-5 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

In the opener, York took an early lead scoring in the first off an overthrown ball and stolen base. The Wildcats came back in the second scoring six runs, all on two outs. Freshman Josh Longsderff (Columbia) started the rally with a double. They followed that with a five-run third to make it 11-1. Hornung hit a 2 RBI double in the inning.

For the game, Penn College had nine hits. Junior Harrison Myers (Lebanon) earned the win striking out five and allowing only three hits in five innings of work.

Also for the Wildcats, juniors Brett Braker (Northampton) and Jared Johnson (Wyalusing) each notched two hits and an RBI.

In game two, York again scored in the first off an error. The Wildcats came right back in the bottom of the inning with sophomore Ryan Weachock (Pottsville) hitting a two-run blast. Junior Thomas Hughes (Easton) hit a three-run home run to cap off a seven-run second inning.

The Lions chipped away sprinkling three runs in the next three innings. Penn College added another run in the fifth off an RBI double from sophomore Matt King (Southampton).

Longsderff recorded the victory pitching six innings and notching seven strikeouts and allowing only two runs. Sophomore Ryan Herrmann (Silverdale) had two hits and two RBI while Hornung added another two hits.

Penn College next travels to Penn State Hazleton for a conference doubleheader on Tues., April 19 at 2 p.m.

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