April 30, 2012

Baseball Falls in 2012 Season Finale

Box Score

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Susquehanna’s baseball team wrapped up the 2012 season with an 18-2 loss to non-conference opponent Gettysburg on Monday afternoon.

The Crusaders (15-25) pounded out 12 hits in the contest but the Bullets (25-15) put together a ten-run seventh inning to put the game out of reach. Gettysburg also turned a triple-play in the bottom of the frame.

Nick Ferlise (Toms River, N.J. / Toms River North) went 3-for-4 at the plate with a pair of doubles. Zach Place (Towanda, Pa. / Towanda Area) collected two hits, including his second homer of the year, a solo shot to left field in the fourth. Ty Raubenstine (Elizabethville, Pa. / Upper Dauphin Area) had two hits, an RBI and two stolen bases.

Senior Ethan Rieker (Lancaster, Pa. / Manheim Twp.) had one hit in his final game in Orange & Maroon. He hit 17 doubles this year, the best mark in program history. His 43 RBI and 61 hits are both tied for second-most for a season.

Pitcher Matt Lottes (Muttowntown, N.Y. / Long Island Luthern) appeared in the ninth inning. He finishes his career with 14 victories, ninth all-time in SU history.