Spartans Drop Series Opener to Bobcats

Spartans Drop Series Opener to Bobcats

TAMPA, Fla. - The University of Tampa baseball team the Georgia College Bobcats.  

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: Tampa 5, Georgia College
Records: Tampa (2-2), Georgia College (3-1)
Location: UT Baseball Field | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: Tampa leads the all-time series with Georgia College 9-2.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Sacrificed fly by Darren Miller helped Stephen Smith score the first run of the game in the bottom of the first inning.
  • Top of the second Georgia College ties it up, ones all around.
  • Spartans battled back in the bottom of the fifth with a single from Drew Ehrhard, allowing Nick DeTringo to score. 
  • Bobcats struck back again in the top of the sixth tying it up at twos. 
  • Pitcher Mark Moclair came in from the bullpen to relieve David Lebron in the top of the sixth. Lebron had five strikeouts in his five innings he pitched and Moclair with four strikeouts.
  • Top of the ninth Georgia College took the lead 3-2. Spartans unable to answer in the bottom of the ninth. 
  • Tampa falls to Georgia College 3-2.

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Lebron pitched five innings, recorded five strikeouts and allowed six hits.
  • Moclair tallied four strikeouts and allowed three hits.
  • Drew Ehrhard tallied three hits with his four at bats.
  • DeTringo had two hits with his three at bats.
  • Smith and Sirven each recorded one hit.

UP NEXT:

Tampa returns to action on Saturday, February 10th at 3:00PM for game two against Georgia College. Live stats will be available through TampaStats.com.

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