College of St. Joseph's baseball team plays New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) on Wednesday, April 10 at 4pm in Concord, N.H. It is scheduled to be a 9-inning contest.
The Fighting Saints are 8-9 on the year after a 3-2 win at Great Bay Community College and two tough losses at Fisher College. During the fall baseball season, CSJ took on NHTI on Sept. 9 and won 5-0 and 15-4. The second game lasted five innings. Justin Homberg threw a complete game with 10 strikeouts to earn the win in game one. William Leino earned the win on the mound in game two. Read a full recap of the fall doubleheader here.
NHTI is 3-16 on the year. On April 5 they picked up a 10-4 victory against Central Maine Community College. Damien St. Pierre threw the first 5.0 innings in for NHTI. He gave up 2 hits and 1 run while striking out 7. Second baseman Zach Mann had 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 RBI and left fielder Cody Dolloff had 2 hits, 1 run.
On April 6, the Lynx lost to CMCC twice, both by the score of 6-5. In the first game, NHTI's Adam Young threw 6.0 innings. He gave up 5 hits, 4 runs and recorded 3 strikeouts. Michael Tolman subbed in for relief and allowed 1 hit, 2 runs. Jason Taylor recorded 2 hits, 1 run, 1 RBI and to lead the Lynx offensively. In the second game of the day, James Cardello threw a complete game for the Lynx. He gave up 10 hits, 6 runs, 3 walks and struck out six. Cardello, Bennett Curin and Matthew Lemire each had 2 hits.
The Fighting Saints defeated Central Maine 11-3 and 12-1 during the fall season. CSJ is scheduled to play the CMCC Mustangs this Saturday, April 13 at 1pm and 3 pm at home.