Waterbury, CT - The Nyack College baseball team traveled to Connecticut on Friday afternoon to take on the Post University Eagles in a CACC doubleheader for the second time this year. Both teams squared up with each other earlier in the season when the Eagles got the sweep over the Warriors. This time both team walked away with a W each. Nyack cruised past the Eagle sin game one with a score of 10-3, while the Eagles kept the upper hand in game two with a score of 6-3. With the split the Warriors are now 15-15-1 and 8-8 in CACC play.
Nyack jumped to an early and comfortable lead in the top of the second. The Warriors put eight runs up on the scoreboard. Freshman Matthew Johnson started the Warriors off with a double to left field, which allowed Carlos Pino and Anthony Torreullas to score. Johnson and Chris Colotti then scored off an error by the Eagles' third baseman. Herman Alvarado drove hom Gabriel Vazquez with a double to right center, before a Luke Kelly double would allow Alvardo to reach home plate. Kelly then scored of an error by Post's shortstop and Anthony Torreullas rounded up the scoring in the inning when he scored off a Carlos Pino single. The Eagles scored twice in the bottom of the third to cut the Nyack lead down to six. But the Warriors would restore their 8-run lead with scores in the top of the 6th and the 8th. Alec Petterson scored off a Austin Fischer double in the 6th and Alvardo scored in the 8th off a single by Luke Kelly. The Eagles scored the final run of game one in the bottom of the 8th.
Freshman Ben Bills got his second win of the season pitching 6.0 innings with 11 hits, 2 earned runs, and 4 strikeouts.
The Warriors scored first in game two. Herman Alvarado and Luke Kelly scored the first two runs for Nyack in the top of the first. But the Eagles answered back with back to back runs in bottom of the first, second, and third inning. Isaak Bustamante singled to the left side to allow Chris Colotti to tie the game 3-3, in the top of the 4th. However, the Eagles secured the game in their favor when they scored another three runs in the bottom of the 4th.
Nyack is back in action on Saturday when they travel to Philadelphia to square off with the University of the Sciences Devils.