TAMPA, Fla.. - Spartans fall to a late-game rally as Embry-Riddle takes Game One of series.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: No. 1 Tampa Spartans 2, Embry-Riddle Eagles 5
Records: Tampa (25-6, 11-5 SSC), Embry-Riddle (20-11) (9-4 SSC)
Location: UT Baseball Field | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: The Spartans are now 9-9 all time versus Embry-Riddle and 5-5 in their last ten games.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Yorvis Torrealba reached on a walk and scored on a wild pitch. B1 | 1-0 Tampa
- Cole Perry scored on a Nick DeTringo double to increase the Spartans' lead. B2 | 2-0 Tampa
- Embry-Riddle scored one run in the sixth to cut Tampa's lead. T6 | 2-1 Tampa
- The Eagles took the lead on a three-run Home Run in the eighth. T8 | 4-2 Embry-Riddle
- Embry-Riddle tacked on another run in the top of the ninth. T9 | 5-3 Embry-Riddle
INSIDE THE STATS:
- DeTringo was one for three on the day with a double and one RBI.
- Perry was one for three scoring a run for the Spartans.
- Keven Pimentel pitched seven innings of one-run baseball, allowing four hits while striking out six.
OUTSIDE THE BOX:
- Tampa is on top of the SSC with a record of 11-5
The Spartans complete their series versus Embry-Riddle with a double-header tomorrow. Game One is set for a 1:00 PM start time.
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