Baseball Takes Series From Northeastern With 4-2 Sunday Win
March 19, 2017

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CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati baseball team picked up a series win over Northeastern after a 4-2 win on Sunday at Marge Schott Stadium.

The Bearcats (9-9) won the final two games of the series and are 5-1 at home on the season. Northeastern dropped to 7-10 on the season.

With the game tied at four apiece in the bottom of the sixth inning, Ryan Noda (Volo, Ill./Grant) singled through the right side and Joey Thomas (Mason, Ohio/Mason) scored the go-ahead run to make the margin 3-2 in favor of the Bearcats. UC added an insurance run in the same inning as Noda came home on a wild pitch from Northeastern reliever David Stiehl.

UC got three innings of one-hit relief pitching from Reese Robinson (Dayton, Ohio/Centerville) and David Orndorff (Pasadena, Calif./Pasadena Polytechnic) to lock up the first home series of the 2017 campaign. Orndorff picked up his second save of the series. Cam Alldred (Batavia, Ohio/Cincinnati Country Day) picked up the win after pitching a scoreless sixth inning. Clayton Colvin (Dublin, Ohio/Dublin Jerome) started and surrendered four hits and a pair of runs in five innings of work, striking out three in the no-decision.

UC put two runs on the board in the bottom of the first inning after Connor McVey (Mason, Ohio/Mason) and R.J. Thompson plated RBIs. McVey hit a double to left field to score leadoff man Kyle Mottice and Thompson singled to center field to score McVey.

Northeastern tied things up in the top of the fourth after a two-run homerun by Cam Hanley. 

// NOTABLES
▪ UC donned their red Sunday jerseys for the first time this season.
Alldred's win was the first of his career.
▪ Noda finished 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored.
▪ Thomas was 2-for-4 with a double and run scored.
▪ McVey had a hit, RBI and run scored on the day.
▪ AJ Bumpass (Rougemont, N.C./Northern) hit .545 on the series, going 6-for-11 with a homerun, double, RBI, two runs scored, stolen base and four walks.
Eric Santiago (Bethlehem, Pa./Notre Dame Green Pond) was 4-for-7 over the series with three RBIs and two runs scored.

// UP NEXT
UC wraps up a five-game homestand at Marge Schott Stadium on Tuesday against No. 1 Louisville. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live via BearcatsTV on GoBEARCATS.com. 

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