Saint Anselm swept away
- Updated: February 27, 2023
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. – The Saint Anselm College baseball team dropped its final game of its three-game series with nationally-regarded East Stroudsburg University by an 8-1 score on Monday.
The Hawks fell to 1-9 with the loss. The Warriors, who are receiving votes in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association national poll and are ranked 19th in Division II in the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, improve to 9-2 on the season following Monday’s win.
Senior Mike Borrelli (Salisbury, Mass.) led the Hawks offense with two hits on the day. Seniors Matt Collins (Beverly, Mass.) and Will Panarello (Barrington, R.I.), junior Richie Williams (Georgetown, Mass.), and sophomore Danny Kent (Whitman, Mass.) were credited with one hit apiece in the contest. Panarello collected one run batted in in the contest.
Senior Avery Mosseau (Bedford, N.H.) suffered the loss on the mound for Saint Anselm. Junior Will Hunter (Middleton, Mass.), senior Taylor French (Goffstown, N.H.), and senior Harry MacKinlay (Norwell, Mass.) all saw action out of the bullpen for the Hawks.
After a scoreless first inning, East Stroudsburg would cross the plate first in the bottom of the second inning. A one-out walk from Logan Stirr got the Warriors in business as he would eventually advance to third on a pair of wild pitches and score on a sacrifice fly by Mike Kelly, giving the hosts a 1-0 lead.
The Hawks responded with a run of their own in the top of the third inning. Kent led off the frame with a single and reach second on a ground out. He would come around to score on a ground-rule double from Panarello, knotting the score at one.
East Stroudsburg pushed four runs across in the bottom of the third. Four consecutive free passes brought home one run before a sacrifice fly, a double, and a single all plated one run each, giving the Warriors a 5-1 advantage through three innings of play.
A bases-loaded single by Stirr in the bottom of the fourth scored another run, extending the lead to five at 6-1.
A two-out double from Jack Rothenhausler scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, pushing the score to its eventual final of 8-1.
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