Winter Haven, Florida - The Husson baseball team fell for the second straight game against NAIA opponent Siena Heights on Monday. Alec Duncan, Brett Howard, Todd Vandercock and Josh White each drove in two runs to help the Saints cruise to a 12-1 victory over the Eagles.
The Saints jumped on the Eagles early scoring three runs in the first and never looked back.
With a 3-1 lead, the Saints tacked on three more runs in the fifth -- highlighted by a two-run double from White. Cory Lehman led off the frame with a double and moved to third on a Howard flyout, scoring on an error. The Saints added another run in the sixth, three more in the seventh and two in the eighth.
Sophomore pitcher Matt King took the hill for the Saints allowing only one run in six innings of work. King gave up three hits, struck out six and walked three in the victory.
The Saints finished the day with 11 hits. Lehman went 4-for-6 with a double, scored twice and drove in a run to lead the Saints.
Freshmen Joe Stanevicz took the ball for the Eagles going four and a third innings in the loss. Stanevicz walked three, struck out two and gave up four runs in his first career start with Husson.
The Eagles only managed four hits all day. Shawn Smith went 1-4 with a triple, Dylan Foster went 1-3 with a double and a walk, Brandon Gendreau went 1-3 with a run scored. Jake Arthers drove in Husson’s only run with a sacrafice fly.