Baseball Falls to Nova Southeastern 13-8


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Host Nova Southeastern University posted a 13-8 baseball win over Southern New Hampshire University Wednesday night.  The Sharks improved to 16-15 overall, while the Penmen are now 5-10.

The Penmen hit three home runs on the evening.  A solo shot by Thomas Quicker (West Islip, N.Y.) in the top of the first gave SNHU a 1-0 lead.  Bobby Wronski (Arlington, Mass.) led off the fourth with a homer that cut Nova’s lead to 4-3.  Later in the inning, Tim Rines (Merrimack, N.H.) hit a two-run blast that put SNHU back on top 5-4.

Nova Southeastern would plate five runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 9-5 lead and after the Penmen scored twice in the top of the sixth, the Sharks would add two runs apiece in the sixth and seventh.

Rines and Quicker each had three hits to pace the Penmen, while Wronski had two hits and drove in a pair of runs.

Starter Steve Golbranson (Abington, Mass.) took the loss for the Penmen, allowing 10 hits and nine runs in four innings of work.

SNHU travels to Florida Tech for a doubleheader Thursday.