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Tars Down Clippers For Second Straight Day

Tars Down Clippers For Second Straight Day

WINTER PARK, Fla. (March 10, 2018) – For the second straight day, the Tars made easy work of Concordia, 16-3 as well as earning their fifth straight victory.

The Tars have now won five straight to improve to 12-7 overall, while Concordia falls to 5-7 on the season.

The Tars offense was in full force once again, scoring at least one run in each of the first six innings against the Clippers.

Brad Case got the nod for the start on the hill. The Junior tossed six innings, surrendered only five hits, while registering eight strikeouts against 23 batters faced. Rob Secrist, Brett Scafidi, and Anthony Trovato also made appearances on the mound, with the trio combining for five strikeouts.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Rollins opened the game with three runs in the bottom of the first, with a Nick Santucci double down the left field line, scoring Brendan Brundage. It was then Reidy and Santucci who would cross home plate to give the Tars a 3-0 advantage.  
  • A Brundage triple plated Isaiah Russell. Luke Reidy hit a sacrifice fly deep to center field, allowing Brundage to score and the Tars to take a 5-0 advantage in the bottom of the second inning.
  • In the next four innings, the Tars would compile a total of 11 runs to take a commanding 16-0 lead.
  • Concordia would finally get some rhythm going in the top of the seventh, scoring three runs of their own, and cutting the deficit to 16-3. 

NOTES

• Rollins leads the all-time series vs Concordia 8-1
• Head Coach Jon Sjogren is 332-306-3 in his 13th season at the helm of Rollins baseball 

NEXT:

The Tars will conclude Baseball Week against Assumption at Alfond Stadium. First pitch is slated for Sunday, March 11 at 12:00 pm.

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