• High Point dropped the weekend series at Radford with an 8-1 loss in the rubber game on Sunday.
• Redshirt-Senior Tim Mansfield reached base three times and scored the Panthers’ only run in the contest.
• HPU finishes the regular season with a three-game series against Maryland at Williard Stadium beginning on Thursday, May 18.
RADFORD, Va. – The High Point University baseball team fell to Radford by a score of 8-1 in the series finale on Sunday afternoon in Radford, Va. Redshirt-senior Tim Mansfield reached base three times and scored HPU’s only run in the contest.
Freshman Trevor Holloway took the loss for the Panthers and dropped to 3-5 on the season. The right-hander allowed four runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out two in four innings of work.
Cameron Fritz threw 1-1/3 innings of relief to get the win for the Highlanders, improving to 3-2 on the season. Fritz allowed one hit and two innings but did not surrender a run.
The Panthers fall to 27-20 overall and finish Big South play with a 13-11 record with the loss. Radford improves to 22-28 overall and 10-11 in conference play.
High Point scored the first run of the game in the first inning when Mansfield came home from third on a wild pitch. The Highlanders answered back with three runs in the bottom of the frame on back-to-back home runs by Danny Hrbek and Jonathan Gonzalez.
Radford added a run in the fifth and four in the sixth to extend its lead to 8-1.
High Point wraps up the regular season with a three-game non-conference series against Maryland at Williard Stadium beginning on Thursday, May 18. The Panthers and Terps will play at 6 p.m., on both Thursday and Friday and at 1 p.m., on Saturday in the regular season finale.