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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mounties drop baseball doubleheader to West Chester

Game One Box Score
Game Two Box Score

MANSFIELD The Mansfield University baseball team continued its recent doldrums dropping a PSAC East doubleheader to West Chester 3-1, 12-5 Saturday afternoon at Joe Shaute Field.

In the opener, Mansfield starter Chris Zelko gave up two runs in the first including home run by Blair Dameron. A solo home run in the second by Bob Stumpo gave West Chester(22-8, 11-1) a 3-0 lead before Chris Miller hit a solo home run in the bottom of the inning to close the score to 3-1.

It would be the only hit of the game for the Mountaineers off David Slusser  who improved to 4-1 on the season. Zelko pitched well for the Mountaineers after the first two innings scattering seven hits and striking out four while allowing no walks.

In the nightcap, West Chester scored three runs in the first inning and four more in the third to put the game out of reach.  Chris Miller led the offense going 2-2 with two RBI and Brian Danner was 2-3.

Mansfield falls to 10-22 overall and 0-8 in the PSAC East.

The Mountaineers travel to Lake Erie College of Tuesday before hosting Bloomsburg in a PSAC doubleheader on Friday.






West Chester     210         000         0              3-7-1
Mansfield            010         000         0              1-1-0

West Chester (21-8, 10-1 PSAC East): Bob Slusser (W, 4-1) and Bob Stumpo
2b Kevin McGrath        HR Stumpo, Blair Dameron
RBI Dameron, Stumpo Matt Cotellese

Mansfield (10-21, 0-7 PSAC East): Chris Zelko (L, 2-3) and Tony Battisti
HR Chris Miller (2)        RBI Chris Miller


West Chester     304         401         0              12-13-1
Mansfield            010         040         0              5-9-2

West Chester (22-8, 11-1): Bret Moyer (W, 5-1), Eric Carmichael (5) and Stumpo
2b McGrath, Joe Wendle, Josh Heyne                HR Dameron, Kyle Orensky
RBI Orensky 5, Dameron 2, Wendle 2, Cotellese, Charlie Kelly

Mansfield (10-22, 0-8 PSAC East): Tyler Noel (L, 1-6), Andy Young (3), Bernard  Johnson (6) and Tony Battisti

2b Cody Stinger             RBI Chris Miller, Stinger, Nate Grove




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