UNCG Baseball Wins Rubber Match Against Wofford, 6-3
GREENSBORO, N.C.– The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) baseball team won the rubber match 6-3, against Wofford to take the series on Sunday at the UNCG Baseball Stadium in Southern Conference (SoCon) play.
Kennedy Jones hit his 11th home run of the season, in the bottom of the second that scored Daniel Cerda for a two-run homer, which extended the Spartans’ advantage to three runs, 5-2.
Jones was one of three Spartans to have a multi-hit day, going 4-for-4. Luke Jenkins and Daniel Cerda both went 2-for-4 at the plate.
How it Happened
In the top of the first inning, Wofford scored two runs, on an RBI single and a sacrifice fly, for a 2-0 lead.
UNCG had an explosive second inning when Zack Budzik and Jenkins reached base on singles. Mitchell Smith then hit a single to right field to bring Budzik home. Following such, Dallas Callahan hit a sacrifice fly that scored Jenkins evening the score at two. Smith was able to slide home after Cerda singled to right field. The Spartans ended the inning with a 5-2 lead after Jones’ home run.
Bradley Bott crossed home plate in the fourth inning after a wild pitch, extending UNCG’s advantage to four, 6-2.
Freshman Jay Miller held Wofford scoreless from the second to the fifth inning before Ryan Galanie scored off an error by the third baseman in the sixth inning, which cut the deficit to three, 6-3.
UNCG: 21-26, 8-10 SoCon
Wofford: 33-14, 9-6 SoCon
The Spartans start a seven-game road stint next week, beginning with No. 2 Wake Forest in Winston-Salem on Tuesday, May 9th starting at 6 p.m.
Courtesy of Kelly Couse
Strategic Communications Coordinator