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Feldstein Ninth Inning Single Vaults Huskies, 7-5

March 21, 2017

Final Stats

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – A go-ahead two-run single from Isaac Feldstein in the ninth propelled the Huskies to a 7-5 victory over Central Connecticut State University on Tuesday afternoon at the CCSU Baseball Field.

The Huskies took the lead in the third inning on a two-run double from Anthony Prato. Prato’s double scored Jack Lambrecht (Westerly, R.I.) and Troy Stefanski, who both reached on singles.

Lambrecht played in his first game as a Husky on Tuesday. After redshirting last season, Lambrecht sat out the first 17 games because of a hamate bone injury. The Westerly, R.I. native logged his first career-hit in first career at bat in the third.

P.J. Poulin (Marion, Conn,) made his second career start for the Huskies and had success on the scoreboard. The left-hander pitched 2.2 innings scoreless innings, allowing four hits and striking out one batter.

Sam Nepiarsky (Orange, Conn.) pitched well for the third straight outing, logging 1.1 innings of scoreless baseball and struck out two.


 

 

Doug Domnarski picked up big outs for the Huskies in the sixth, with UConn leading 3-2 and runners at the corners and two outs. The senior struck out Ryan Costello and then recorded a 1-6-5 pickoff to end the inning.

With the runner breaking from first for second, Domnarski stepped off and threw to second. Prato received the throw, spun, and caught the runner creeping off the bag at third to end the threat.

The Huskies extended their lead to 5-2 in the seventh courtesy a Willy Yahn (Sharon, Conn.) sacrifice fly and a Zac Susi (Southington, Conn.) RBI double into the right field corner.

After CCSU tied the game in the eighth the Huskies responded with Feldstein’s two-run single with the bases loaded in the ninth.

John Russell (Glastonbury, Conn.) locked down his sixth save of the season in the ninth to move the Huskies to 10-8 on the season.

Next up, the Huskies take on Seton Hall for a three-game series. The series is set to take place at J.O. Christian Field. Due to field conditions, the series venue is likely to be changed. 

Stay updated on the upcoming series and everything UConn baseball on uconnhuskies.com or on twitter @UConnBaseball.

 

Notes

Jack Lambrecht played in his first career game at UConn. The redshirt freshman singled in his first career at bat and ended the day with three runs scored.

Isaac Feldstein recorded his team-leading sixth multi-RBI game and also notched his sixth multi-hit game.

Anthony Prato registered his seventh multi-hit game with two hits on Tuesday.

Zac Susi (6) and Tyler Gnesda (5) both extended their respective hit streaks.

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