Spartans Defeat Griffins

Spartans Defeat Griffins

TAMPA, Fla. - The No. 2 University of Tampa Spartans defeated the Seton Hill Griffins 11-2 during their midweek matchup.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: No. 2 Tampa Spartans 11, Seton Hill 2

Records: Tampa (11-5) (3-3 SSC), Seton Hill (4-3)

Location: UT Baseball FIeld | Tampa, Fla.

All-time Series: Tampa leads all-time versus Seton Hill 7-1. The Spartans lost their previous matchup in 2017 11-8.

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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Danny Sirven began the scoring for the Spartans with a three-run Home Run into to the left field corner. | 3-0 Tampa
  • Stevie Mangrum hit a solo Home Run in the bottom of the second. | 4-0 Tampa
  • Seton Hill scored a run courtesy of a triple followed by a sacrifice fly. | 4-1 Tampa
  • The Spartans scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth off of two doubles via Yorvis Torrealba and Alec Aleywine. | 8-1 Tampa
  • Torrealba hit a bases-clearing double in the bottom of the fifth to increase the Spartan lead to double digits. | 11-1 Tampa
  • The Griffins scored a run in the top of the eighth on an RBI single. | 11-2

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Sirven hit his first Home Run of the season, recording three RBI's for the Spartans.
  • Mangrum slammed his fourth Home Run on the season while scoring three runs for the Spartans.
  • Torrealba was 2/4 on the day, hitting two 2B's, tallying five RBI's and one run on the day.
  • Bo Weiss earned his first Win as a Spartan, pitching four innings of one run ball while striking out three.

OUTSIDE THE BOX:

  • Head coach Joe Urso now stands at 798 career wins as the all-time winningest coach in UT history is approaching another milestone.
  • The Spartans employed 22 players (19 position players, 3 pitchers) in today's game.

UP NEXT:

The Spartans travel up to Georgia for a series versus Albany State beginning on Friday, March 8th, at 6:00 PM.

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