ON CAMPUS A look at the area college sports scene

Thursday, May 19, 2011

SCSU wins NCAA opener

The No. 8 nationally ranked Southern Connecticut State University Owls defeats Wilmington (Del.) Thursday, 2-1 in the first round of the NCAA East Regional.

The Owls broke through in the eighth inning with two runs on a RBI single by Kyle Rosadino and a sacrifice flyout by A.J. Rouleau.

Kevin Pettine started for the Owls giving up no runs, on four hits, two walks and struck out three batters through eight innings of work. Closer Michael Johnston came in for the ninth inning and allowed one run to notch the save.
Nick DeProspo led the club going 2-for-3 with two doubles in the game. T.K. Kiernan also collected two hits on the day. Both Rosadino and Rouleau each collected a RBI.

Southern improves to 39-6-1 on the season. The Owls next game will be Friday at 7p.m. where they will play against second seed, Franklin Pierce.

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