Baseball Grounded by Embry-Riddle Friday Night

Baseball Grounded by Embry-Riddle Friday Night

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Lynn University's baseball team fell short in its Sunshine State Conference (SSC) series opener on Friday night, suffering a 5-3 setback to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Tom Archer knocked out two hits and scored two runs to contribute to the Fighting Knight attack. 

 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Finals: ERAU 5, Lynn 3

Records: Embry-Riddle (23-15, 12-7 SSC), Lynn (16-24, 6-19 SSC)

Location: Sliwa Stadium | Daytona Beach, Fla. 

All-Time Series: Lynn leads 12-2

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STATS OF THE DAY:

  • Archer went 2-for-4, scoring in the fifth and the seventh.
  • Shayne Fontana collected three hits in the leadoff spot and drove in two, finishing the day 3-for-4.
  • Anthony Sanabria hit an RBI double in the seventh to account for the other Blue and White run. 
  • Embry-Riddle built its lead scoring runs in the first, second and third innings. The Eagles then tacked on two more in the bottom of the sixth to take a 5-1 advantage.
  • Lynn, trailing 5-1, mounted a comeback, scoring twice in the seventh to pull within two runs, but was blanked in its final two at-bats.

 

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Fontana has now reached base safely in 21 straight games. Additionally, this is Fontana's seventh-straight multi-hit game and 17th of the season.
  • This is now the second-straight multi-hit game for Archer.
  • The Blue and White have now dropped eight in-a-row and 16 of their last 18 games.

 

UP NEXT:

Lynn and ERAU conclude their series with a doubleheader beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 20.