Varsity Vantage Photography
Varsity Vantage Photography

Baseball Can't Contain No. 13 LSU

Holy Cross Athletics   03-06-2019
Stat Comparison
Category HC LSU
Runs 2 9
Hits 3 9
Errors 0 1
Left On Base 9 4
Box Score

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Holy Cross baseball team led early but ultimately fell to national No. 13 LSU, 9-2, on Wednesday, March 6.

STATS LEADERS:

W: Aaron George (2-0)

L: C.J. McKennitt (0-2)

 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Freshman right fielder Ben Malgeri hit a one-out home run to left field -- his second homer of the year -- to give the Crusaders a 1-0 lead in the top of the first.
  • Antoine Duplantis evened the score in the bottom half of the inning, hitting a two-out home run to make it a 1-1 game.
  • Senior third baseman Alex Gionis and senior right fielder Kellen McCormick had back-to-back walks with one out in the second. Gionis stole third base and later scored on an error by the shortstop to put the Crusaders up 2-1.
  • Senior righty Declan Cronin pitched a shutout second inning, but the Tigers added a run in the third and another in the fourth to take a 3-2 lead.
  • LSU added four runs in the fifth, followed by another run in the sixth and one more in the seventh to build its lead to 9-2.
  • Sophomore righty Eric Lopes pitched a perfect eighth inning for the Crusaders to keep the Tigers off the board in their final frame.

 

DUE UP:

  • The Crusaders head to Hattiesburg, Mississippi for a three-game series against Southern Miss beginning Friday, March 8.
  • First pitch for Friday’s game is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET.

 


MORE FROM HOLY CROSS Baseball

LATEST HEADLINES

HOLY CROSS VIDEO

Launch Player
Holy Cross Football Pro Day 2019
Football
Holy Cross Football Pro Day 2019
Holy Cross Baseball 2019 Official Hype
Baseball
Holy Cross Baseball 2019 Official Hype
Spring Ball 2019: Practice One
Football
Spring Ball 2019: Practice One