March 2, 2012
UConn capitalized early with a three-run second inning. Freshman Eric Yavarone (
Senior Billy Ferriter (
Lipscomb (4-5) got one run back in the bottom of the fourth without the benefit of a hit. Junior center fielder Zach Lowery walked, advanced to second on a balk, advanced to third on a fly out to center and scored on a groundball to second by freshman DH Griffin Moore.
Tabakman, a right-handed transfer from North Carolina, made his first career start and picked up the win after a five-inning, three-hit performance. He gave up two runs, one earned, on four walks and a pair of strikeouts. Jolin pitched 2.2 perfect innings of relief and redshirt-junior Scott Oberg (
Senior RHP Connor Sinclair took the loss for the Bisons after pitching five innings in the start. He allowed three runs on eight hits, three walks and struck out three.
At the plate, Verdi went 3-4, while junior right fielder Ryan Moore (
For the game,
Game two of the afternoon, weather permitting, will begin around 3:30 pm.