Pimentel Strikes Out 11 in Spartans Win Over Tars

Pimentel Strikes Out 11 in Spartans Win Over Tars

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa baseball beat Rollins College in the first game off the SSC series.  

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: No. 5 Tampa Spartans 8, Rollins College Tars 3

Records: Tampa (31-11, 14-8 SSC), Rollins (24-17) (11-11 SSC)

Location: UT Baseball Field | Tampa, Fla.

All-time Series: The Spartans now lead the all-time series versus Rollins 120-51-1.

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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Danny Sirven led off the inning with a double to right center. Derr and Mangrum walked to make the bases load. Danny Blair followed with a walk scoring Sirven. Nick DeTringo walked bringing in Derr. Drew Ehrhard scored three with a double to right center. B4 | 5-0 Tampa
  • Alec Aleywine started the inning with a single up the middle. Stevie Mangrum hit a two-run home run to straightaway center. B6 | 7-0 Tampa
  • The inning started with a Yorvis Torrealba walk. Steven Smith took his place and advanced to second. Sam Freitas scorched a single scoring Smith.  B7 | 8-0 Tampa
  • The Tars scored three with two outs in the ninth. T9 | 8-2 Tampa

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Keven Pimentel chucked seven scoreless innings with 11 punchouts.
  • Ehrhard went 2-4 on the day with three RBI.
  • Mangrum finished 1-2 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.

OUTSIDE THE BOX:

  • Tampa is now 14-8 in the SSC.
  • Pimentel reached a career high with 11 strikeouts as well as improving to 9-2 on the year.
  • Mangrum hit his sixth home run of the season.

UP NEXT:

The Spartans complete their home series versus Rollins with a double-header tomorrow. Game One is set for a 1:00 PM start time.

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