FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Garrett Jewell (Alexandria, N.H.) allowed just two hits in seven innings of work and Southern New Hampshire University exploded for 10 runs in the fifth inning as the Penmen posted a 14-2 baseball victory over Bloomfield College Tuesday morning. The Penmen improved to 5-4 with the win, while the Deacons are now 3-8 on the season.
Jewell, a junior, struck out seven while issuing one walk while facing just three batters over the minimum.
Tim Rines (Merrimack, N.H.) led the Penmen at the plate, going 3-4 with two RBI and two runs scored. Chris O'Neil (Chelmsford, Mass.) went 2-3 with two runs and delivered a three-run triple in the fifth. Albert Stanton (Sandwich, Mass) was 2-3 with two RBI, while Robert Wronski (Arlington, Mass.) and Matt Boulter (Wrentham, Mass.) each went 2-4.
SNHU took a 3-0 lead in the second with Kevin Spatkowski (Bristol, Conn.) and Jon Massad (Shrewsbury, Mass.) each driving in runs. The Penmen sent 13 men to the plate in the fifth as it scored 10 times to open up a 13-0 lead.
Bloomfield would score its two runs in the eighth off Penmen reliever A.J. Dusablon (Burlington, Vt.) who worked the eighth and recorded a pair of strikeouts. Mike Speranzella (Southborough, Mass.) registered a pair of strikeouts in the ninth.
SNHU returns to action at 6:00 pm this evening when it faces Nova Southeastern.