Despite five hits, Illinois Institute of Technology lost 8-0 to Holy Cross College on Monday at Four Winds Field in South Bend, IN.
Nick Munger got the win for Holy Cross College. He tossed 7 1/3 innings of shutout ball. Nick struck out three, walked one and gave up five hits. Holy Cross College was sparked by Paul Kappaz and Tom Goodale, who teamed up for three hits and four RBIs. Holy Cross College tacked on another three runs in the fourth and then added four more runs in the bottom of the fifth.
Brian Colon-Rodriguez (SO/Carolina, PR) took the loss for Illinois Institute of Technology. He allowed eight runs in five innings, walked two and struck out one.
In game 2, Cory Winiecki (FR/Des Plaines, IL) did his best to change the outcome, but could not pilot Tech past Holy Cross College as they lost 5-1 in seven innings at Four Winds Field in South Bend, IN on Monday.
Holy Cross College managed just one hit off of Winiecki, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out none during his one inning of work.
Ryan Fitzpatrick (JR/Chicago, IL) was charged with the loss. He lasted just four innings, walked one, struck out none, and allowed three runs.
The lone run of the game for Illinois Institute of Technology crossed the plate in the second inning on a fielder's choice.
Holy Cross College went up for good in the third, scoring two runs on a fielder's choice and an RBI single.
Holy Cross College built upon its lead with two runs in the sixth. A clutch passed ball scored to open the scoring in the frame. That was followed up by an RBI single.