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Score: Nyack 9, AIC 4
Records: Nyack 2-9 | AIC 1-6
Location: Fort Worth, FL
FORT WORTH, FL - Warrior Baseball concluded their final day down south in orderly fashion, extending their winning streak to two games with a 9-4 victory over American International College (AIC). Nyack returns home with a 2-9 overall record.
How It Happened:
The Warriors opened the scoring in the bottom half of the second with a pair of runs capped off by an RBI single by sophomore Jack Hudak (Pittsburgh, PA). Nyack grabbed the lead again in the bottom of the fifth with a two-run single from senior Brent James (Seligman, AZ) for the 4-3 advantage but, AIC came right back in the top of the sixth as the Yellow Jackets blasted a two-out RBI double to centerfield for the 4-4 tie.
A wild pitch and sacrifice fly in the bottom half of the frame gave the lead right back to the Warriors who then added a single tally in the seventh and two more in the eighth for the 9-4 final score. Freshman pitcher Jack Kelley (Coral Springs, FL) picked up his first collegiate career win on the afternoon for Nyack (1-0).
The Saturday doubleheader vs. Chestnut Hill on Sat. March 14th has been canceled due to weather conditions. Nyack will look forward to playing in their home opener against Mercy College set for Tuesday March 17th. The single game will be played at Provident Bank Park in Pomona, NY at 3PM.
Visit the 2015 Warrior Baseball Schedule for further updates and live stream links.