Baseball Falls To MIT's Red-Hot Offense

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A 10 strikeout performance and 22 hits from the MIT Engineers made the difference Friday as the Emerson Baseball Team fell 20-0 to the Engineers. With the loss Emerson is now 3-13 on the year and 1-4 in conference play while MIT improves to 7-6 overall and 5-2 in the NEWMAC.

The Engineers jumped out to put up two runs in the first before going off in the second for six runs fueled by three hit days from Karl Sorensen, Creed Mangru, John Drago and Nate Rodman.

Clint Fontanella led the Lions on the day with a 2-for-3 day with EC's other hits coming from James Sullivan, Cal Ciarcia and Connor Damiano.

MIT's offense didn't let up for the rest of the game though as they scored in the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and ninth inning to finish the win w a 20-0 score.

Up next the Lions continue NEWMAC action as they face the MIT Engineers two again tomorrow at MIT with a 1 p.m. first pitch time.