Another one-run victory for FAU in game one of the doubleheader on Saturday. The Owls are now 8-3 in one-run games this season after also losing game two of the double dip by one run. Below are the highlights from FAU’s 8-7 victory on Saturday afternoon.
Top 5th – Nick Delguidice connects on his second HR of the game, a two-run shot to left that tied the game at 6-6.
Top 8th – With the game tied at 7-7, Raymond Church drilled an RBI double to right that scored Nathan Pittman from first to put FAU ahead for good 8-7.
Top 9th – Andy Mee always makes things interesting, after allowing a one-out triple to Nick Wade, the closer struck out the final two batters of the game to earn his ninth save of the season.
The Owls showed their heart on Friday night coming from behind on three difference occasions to earn a 9-6 victory in game one of the series. Here are the highlights…
TOP 5th – Dan Scheffler had three hits, this was argulable the biggest of the night as his double to left center scored two runs and tied the game at 4-4.
TOP 5th – Nathan Pittman (pictured) had a career night. After coming into replace Anthony Mesa (bruised hand) in the third, Pittman knocked in his first career run in the fifth with this single to right field.
TOP 9th – With the score tied at 6-6, Eddie Cassidy hit a first-pitch fastball to left field for a base hit which scored Dan Scheffler and gave FAU a 7-6 lead.
TOP 9th – Colby Gratton gives FAU some insurance with a two-run single to put FAU on top 9-6.
…FAU snaps a four-game losing streak with the win and hopefully in the process, garnered some momentum for the rest of the weekend. Stay tuned…