Miller Leads Spartans in 12-0 Shutout Against Notre Dame
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) baseball team shut out Notre Dame in game two of the three-game series, 12 -0.
Freshman Jay Miller allowed just three hits, striking out four, and gave up no runs in 7.0 innings of work on the mound for his first-collegiate win.
Dallas Callahan and Rowan Watt both had home runs in the bottom of the third. Kennedy Jones added to the home run count hitting one in the bottom of the fourth.
HOW IT HAPPENED
UNCG started off with a double to left center from Zack Budzik for an RBI to allow Kennedy Jones to score in the bottom of the first for a 1-0 advantage.
The Spartans continued to dominate Notre Dame with Grant Aycock and G.C Jarman on base in the bottom of the second. Jeremy Wolf rocketed one down the right field line to score both Spartans extending the lead to 3-0.
Daniel Cerda headed home on a throwing error by Notre Dame’s center fielder in the bottom of the 4th to bring the advantage to six.
Aycock brought Caleb Cozart home twice, once in the fifth when Aycock bunted, 8-0, and again in the bottom of the seventh with a single RBI to center field, 9-0.
The scoring continued when UNCG scored two runs off of walks in the bottom of the seventh. The Spartans then saw Luke Holland double down the left field line to bring home Callahan for the 12th run of the game in the bottom of the eighth.
Notre Dame: 2-3
UNCG hosts Notre Dame in game three tomorrow, Sunday, February 26, with a first pitch slated for noon.
All regular season home games are free of charge.
Following the series, UNCG has its first road game visiting Elon on February 28, with a first pitch slated for 4 p.m.
Courtesy of Kelly Couse
Strategic Communications Coordinator