-Score: Flagler College 14, Assumption College 1
-Records: Assumption (4-7-1), Flagler (13-9)
-Location: St. Augustine, Fla. (Drysdale Field)
-The Lead: The Flagler College baseball team used 15 hits, and held the Greyhounds to four hits, to claim a 14-1 non-conference victory in Florida on Tuesday evening.
HOW IT HAPPENED
-Flagler put up three runs in the first inning. Senior Jake Kaufman led off with a single to center field and moved into scoring position when junior Aaron Anderson doubled down the right field line. With two outs on the board, senior Sean Lawlor doubled for two RBIs as Anderson and Kaufman came home. Senior Adam Mitchell singled to left center to score Lawlor for the 3-0 lead.
-The Saints added two more runs in the second on a single to center field by junior Alex Amos (5-0). The hosts put up three runs over the fifth and sixth inning to pull ahead 7-0, before Assumption was able to get on the board in the top of the seventh.
-Sophomore Nick Gaglioti (West Hartford, Conn. / Conard) got on base by a walk and advanced to third on a single to right field by senior Matt Lonardo (Cranston, RI / Cranston / URI). First year Eric Preston (Woodstock, Conn. / Woodstock Academy) sent Gaglioti home with a single to right for Assumption's lone run of the game.
-Flagler used six more runs in the bottom of the eighth to secure the final 14-2 victory.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
-The Saints finished with 15 total hits, including seven doubles, while the Hounds had four on the night.
-Preston went 1-for-3 at the plate with one RBI for Assumption.
-Mitchell finished the night 3-for-5, with two doubles, three RBIs and one run scored for the Saints. Amos went 2-for-4 with one double, three RBIs and one run scored.
-Sophomore Patrick Harrington (Bedford, N.H. / Bedford) falls to 0-2 on the season as he went five innings on the mound for Assumption and struck out three batters.
-Junior Austin Kunde earned the win on the mound for Flagler. He pitched four innings and struck out four batters.
-Assumption is back in action tomorrow, Wednesday, March 11th at Rollins College at 5:00 p.m.