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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mountie baseball drops 8-2 decision to Slippery Rock in Florida

FT. PIERCE, FL – Jared Johnson’s two-run triple in the sixth inning was one of Mansfield’s few highlights in a 8-2 loss to Slippery Rock in Ft. Pierce, FL Saturday afternoon.

It marked the Mountaineers second-straight loss to Slippery Rock and the third during the Florida trip.

Tyler Noel started and took the loss for Mansfield which fell to 6-11 on the season.

Chris Miller doubled and no Mountaineer had more than one hit.

Rich Michalek drove in three runs to lead the Slippery Rock (10-4).

Mansfield will close out it’s Florida trip with a doubleheader against Pitt-Johnstown on Sunday morning before flying back home.

The Mountaineers are scheduled to host Clarion in their home opener on March 13.




Slippery Rock     8                              Mansfield            2

Mansfield            000         002         000         2-6-1
Slippery Rock    020         320         10x         8-11-1

Mansfield (6-11): Taylor Noel (L, 0-4), Steven Tretter (6), Trevor Tellip (6), Jordan Garcia (8) and Tony Battisti
2b – Chris Miller                3b – Jared Johnson         RBI – Johnson 2

Slippery Rock (10-4): Vince Lloyd (W), John Thomas (6), Justin Thomas (8) and Matt Adams
2b – Adams, Billy Herman             RBI: Rich Michalek, Herman 2, Jacob Oswalt, Kyle Smith


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