Press Release

Spring 2012 Baseball: Marywood University

April 5, 2012

The Wildcats led 2-0 through the first two innings

The Wildcats led 2-0 through the first two innings

SCRANTON, Pa. – Freshman Travis Hendershot had two hits and two RBI in the Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball team’s 10-5 loss to Marywood University Thursday. The Wildcats totaled 10 hits and had an early lead before the Pacer offense made a comeback. The loss drops Penn College to 14-7 overall.

After a scoreless first, Penn College got on the board with two runs in the second. Sophomore Cody Buterbaugh (Conestoga) and freshman Zachary Buterbaugh (Conestoga) hit back-to-back RBI singles. The Pacers answered in the third notching six runs off of as many hits, giving them the four point cushion.

Cody Buterbaugh ended the game 2-3 with two runs and an RBI while Zachary Buterbaugh had two hits and an RBI.

The Wildcats cut the lead to two in the fourth when they lead off with three straight singles from Cody Buterbaugh, Zachary Buterbaugh and freshman Craig Watson (McEwensville). Senior Garrett Hornung (Emporium) hit into a fielder’s choice for the RBI followed by an RBI single from Hendershot.

Marywood made it a 9-4 lead in the bottom of the inning with three hits including a homerun from Dominic Loughlin. Both teams scored their final runs in the sixth. For Penn College, Hendershot recorded the RBI hitting into a fielder’s choice scoring Cody Buterbaugh.

Sophomore Jacob Wrenn (Granville, Mass) records the loss going 3.1 innings with seven hits, eight runs and two strikeouts. Junior Harrison Myers (Lebanon) pitched 2.1 innings in relief giving up one earned run with two hits and four strikeouts. Zachary Buterbaugh and sophomore Brian Santangelo (Middletown) also came in relief pitching one inning each of scoreless ball.

Also for Penn College, seniors Skylar Gingrich (Lititz) and Jared Johnson (Wyalusing) each had two hits.

The Wildcats take a break for the holiday before getting back into action on Wednesday, Apr. 11 hosting a conference doubleheader against PSU Hazleton at 2 p.m.

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