Baseball swept by Trinity in Florida
Anthony Redamonti struck out 10 batters in Game 1, and Sean Meekins threw six shutout innings in Game 2 to lead Trinity College to a non-conference sweep of Hamilton College in Auburndale, Fla., on March 21.
Trinity (7-3 overall) won the first game 9-0 and took the nightcap 14-0. The Bantams have recorded five shutouts in their last six games.
Hamilton (3-11) wraps up its spring trip with a non-conference game against Sewanee in Winter Haven, Fla., on Thursday, March 22.
In the opener, Redamonti surrendered just two hits and walked one batter in 4.1 innings. Bryan Wolfe blasted a grand slam, and the Bantams also received home runs from Steve Rogers and Jim Ramsey. Rogers finished with two RBI and two runs scored. Michael Rueger singled twice and drove in two runs, and Kevin Mortimer scored two runs to go along with an RBI.
Gabe Klein ’13 and Alex Pachella ’15 had the Continentals’ two hits. Hamilton did not advance a runner past second base until the seventh inning. Starting pitcher Colin Henneberger ’14 worked 6.1 innings. Henneberger scattered eight hits, struck out five batters and walked two.
After Rueger reached on an error to open the game, Rogers’ blast to center field gave Trinity a 2-0 lead. Ramsey’s RBI single later in the inning gave the Bantams a 3-0 lead. Ramsey led off the top of the fourth inning with a solo home run to stretch Trinity’s lead to 4-0.
The Bantams broke the game open with five runs in the top of the seventh inning. Wolfe finished the scoring with a two-out grand slam. Hamilton loaded the bases with two outs in the bottom of the inning, but the Continentals were unable to push across a run.
In the second game, Meekins scattered four hits, didn’t walk a batter and struck out eight. Adam Moossmann paced Trinity’s offense with three hits, including a double, and four runs batted in. Ramsey added a double and two singles, and Rogers doubled and singled. Both finished with two RBI and two runs scored.
Thomas Merriman ’15 paced Hamilton’s offense with two hits. Klein and Sam Fuentes ’13 each added a single.
The Bantams struck early again with two runs in the bottom of the first inning. Rueger led off with a single, stole second base and scored on Rogers’ single. Rogers later scored on an error. The Bantams tacked on three more runs in the second inning, and broke the game open with a five-run fourth inning, capped by Moossmann’s two-run single. The Bantams added three runs in the fifth and one in the sixth to close the scoring.