BASEBALL FALLS TO SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY

BASEBALL FALLS TO SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY

Cary, N.C. (3/12/17)  The Dominican College baseball team fell in non-conference action to Slippery Rock University, 6-5, this afternoon in a game played at the USA Baseball National Training Complex.

Dominican led 1-0 after three innings as second basemen Justin Decker (Rotterdam, N.Y.) hit a sacrifice fly ball to center field which allowed Arbely Soto (Bronx, N.Y.) to score.

The Rock answered with a five-run top of the fourth, but Dominican scored three runs in the bottom stanza to cut the lead to 5-4.  Soto had an RBI single, while Decker followed with a two-run single.

Decker drew a bases loaded walk in the eighth to bring home the final Charger run in the 6-5 loss.

Soto finished with three hits and two runs scored, while Decker recorded four RBIs.

Arben Becaj (Brooklyn, N.Y.) took the loss (0-2) in five innings of work, allowing six runs on nine hits.

The Chargers will take on Slippery Rock again tomorrow morning.