UMass Boston did take advantage in game one as they jumped to an early salve regina baseball live through the first three innings. However, Salve Regina made things interesting over the next three frames as they cut the deficit to four through 4. The Beacons tacked on another run in the bottom of the fifth inning to push their lead back to five. After Salve was held off the scoreboard in the top of the sixth, the Beacons thought they had the game locked-up in the bottom half of the same inning thanks to three more runs.
Matt Branco at home for the putout.
With DeFusco on third, Anthony Cieszko singled through the left side to bring in the Seahawks' fourth run of the game. In the top of the sixth, Vincent Sorrentino walked to reach first base.
After Ketch flied out to sophomore Roy Iversen on the mound, Eremian hit the ball over the fence to give Salve Regina a lead. The Ducks scored their lone run of the game in the bottom of the sixth.
Falconite walked before Gherardi hit a single to advance the Marlboro, New Jersey native to third. Paulich then hit the ball towards the third baseman, who was able to throw out Gherardi at second, but allowed Falconite to reach home plate.
Rood followed with a double to put Paulich in scoring position, but Branco then grounded out to the shortstop to end the inning.
The Seahawks added their final run in the ninth inning when Eremian walked with the bases loaded to bring in Zack Barlok.
Counton registered two strikeouts in his collegiate debut, while Zuckerman pitched a scoreless eighth inning and struck out three batters.
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