The Yellowjackets defeated Brockport by a score of 7–3 Tuesday, April 15 in Brockport. 

UR struck first when Luke Gregory (senior, LF) doubled to left, scoring Alexander Gonzalo (junior, DH) from second base in the second inning. 

Gonzalo singled his next time up to bat in the third inning, driving in Josh Leadem (senior, RF/P), who reached on a fielder’s choice. Leadem’s heads-up baserunning allowed him to advance to second on an error and take third base on a wild pitch from first-year pitcher Tyler Pohlman. 

UR scored once again in the fourth inning when Gregory’s sacrifice bunt allowed Quincy Jaksch (senior, 3B) to advance to third. Jaksch scored on a throwing error from Brockport’s senior first baseman, David Belsito.

Brockport responded in the bottom of the fourth when UR’s junior pitcher Matt Casiero hit Brian Tietjen (senior, DH) with a pitch with the bases loaded, scoring Cole Traudt (sophomore, LF).

The next at-bat, Matt Mayer (first-year, C) singled to left and scored TJ Strevell (junior, CF).

UR put up three more in the fifth, with bases-loaded walks from Gonzalo and Dylan Stezzi (graduate student, CF) scoring Jackson Reed (senior, 2B) and Leadem, respectively. 

Jaksch then hit a sacrifice fly to left, scoring Alec Ellison (senior, 1B). Finally, Gonzalo scored on a wild pitch.

Casiero pitched four innings and gave up three earned runs on five hits and two walks. Junior Sammy Rosenfield took the mound next for UR, pitching four scoreless innings and surrendering two hits and two walks. Leadem closed the game in the ninth, allowing no baserunners. 

Brockport used six pitchers in the loss, with starter Pohlman giving up two runs before senior Keegan Jarvais allowed five in the fourth and fifth innings. 

On Saturday, UR played a doubleheader against Ithaca College, winning the first game 8–6 and losing the second 1–7. 

In the bottom of the second, Reed grounded into a fielder’s choice at shortstop, scoring Jaksch. Colby Cruser (junior, DH) hit a single to left, scoring Gregory. 

Ithaca scored for the first time in the fifth inning when Tyler Pugliese (junior, C) doubled to center, scoring Collin Feeney (junior, CF) and Colin Shashaty (senior, DH). 

Ellison hit a solo home run in the fifth for UR. 

A dropped fly ball from Feeney’s bat scored Ethan Rothstein (senior, 3B), Matt Curtis (sophomore, 2B), and Camden Laney (first-year, 1B) for Ithaca in the sixth. Pugliese singled again and scored Feeney. 

Gregory hit a home run to left in the bottom of the sixth, scoring Jaksch. 

In the bottom of the seventh, Reed scored on a wild pitch.

In the bottom of the eighth, first-year Sammy Besztery homered to left, scoring Gregory for the game’s final runs. 

UR senior Nolan Sparks pitched 6.0 innings and gave up seven hits, two earned runs, and one walk while striking out six. Senior Magnus Sivertson pitched 1.1 innings and gave up one hit and one walk. Rosenfield pitched 0.2 innings and allowed no baserunners. Finally, Leadem pitched 1.0 innings and gave up no runs, a hit, and a walk.

Junior Colin Leyner pitched 6.0 innings and gave three earned runs on five hits and one walk. Senior Sean Kelly pitched 1.0 innings and gave up one earned run on one hit and one walk. Finally, sophomore Conor Burns pitched 2.0 innings and gave up two earned runs on two hits. 

In the second game, Ithaca scored in the first when Laney homered to center, scoring Ethan McDonough (senior, RF).

During the second inning, Feeney hit a solo home run to right. Then, McDonough tripled to right, scoring Logan Scully (sophomore, C). McDonough then scored on a wild pitch. 

In the top of the third, Shashaty grounded to short, scoring Curtis. 

Finally, in the fourth, Ithaca Riley Brawdy (junior, SS) hit a home run to right.

UR clawed one back on a double steal which scored Leadem in the fourth.

UR’s starter, senior Dillon Bevan, pitched 2.0 innings and gave up five earned runs on five hits. Next, junior Matt Bradley pitched 0.0 innings while giving up one earned run. Junior Justin Grossman pitched 2.0 innings and gave up one earned run on one hit and two walks. Finally, first-year Jack Subramanian pitched 5.0 innings in relief, giving up no runs on two hits and one walk. 

For Ithaca, first-year Jack Picozzi pitched 8.0 innings and gave up one earned run on six hits. First-year Keaton Blackwood picked up the save, pitching 1.0 innings and allowing only one hit and no earned runs.  



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