Spartans Defeat Falcons in Blowout

Spartans Defeat Falcons in Blowout

TAMPA, Fla.. - The No. 2 University of Tampa Spartans slayed the Bentley Falcons with a 15 run showing Wednesday night.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: No. 2 Tampa Spartans 15, Bentley Falcons 1

Records: Tampa (17-5) (3-3 SSC), Bentley (2-11)

Location: UT Baseball Field | Tampa, Fla.

All-time Series: Tampa is 21-2 all-time against Bentley. The Spartans are 9-1 in their last 10 games against the Falcons.

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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  •  Yorvis Torrealba and Danny Blair scored to give the Spartans an early lead after one inning. | 2-0 Tampa
  • Blair hit a two-RBI single in the bottom of the second, scoring Nick DeTringo and TorrealbaBlair would then score on an RBI single by Alec Aleywine. | 5-0 Tampa
  • Torrealba hit a three-run shot into left field, scoring Cole Perry and Stevie Mangrum, to increase the Spartans' lead in the bottom of the third. | 8-0 Tampa
  • Luke Benoit hit a two-RBI double in his first collegiate At Bat to increase the Spartan lead. | 10-0 Tampa
  • The Spartans tallied on five more runs in the bottom of the fifth, highlighted by RBI doubles from Sam Freitas and Luis Medina. | 15-0 Tampa
  • The Falcons got on the board in the top of the eighth. | 15-1 Tampa

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Torrealba batted two for three on the day, hitting a Home Run with three RBI's and scoring three runs for the Spartans.
  • Blair was one for three with two runs and two RBI's for the Spartans.
  • Spartan pitchers combined to throw 12 strikeouts while only allowing one run.

OUTSIDE THE BOX:

  • Blair and Torrealba increased their hitting streaks to 11 and 10, respectively.
  • Head coach Joe Urso now stands at 803 career wins.
  • The Spartans now have a +108 Run Differential on the season.

UP NEXT:

The Spartans recommence SSC competition as they travel to Saint Leo for a weekend series this Friday. Game One will start at 6:00 PM Friday night.

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