POUGHKEEPSIE – Playing its sixth game in the last four days, the Mount Saint Mary College Baseball team suffered an 11-1 road non-conference loss at Vassar Wednesday afternoon. Frank Signorelli finished the game with two hits for the Mount.
With Wednesday’s loss, Mount Saint Mary falls to 6-16 overall on the season, while Vassar improves its overall standing to 14-7.
Vassar jumped out to a 3-0 lead after an inning, recording five hits in its first turn at bat.
Adam Talwalkar doubled home Jack Silvera to open the scoring ahead of a two-run single from Ezra Caspi.
Mount Saint Mary got a run back in the top of the second after Coleman Barnes and Liam Merlin started the inning with a walk and base hit, respectively.
After a fly out advanced both runners, Joseph Laudati drove in Barnes with an infield single.
Vassar broke the game open in the home half of the second, putting five more runs on the board.
Jaden Millstein singled home a run and Talwalkar drove in his second run of the game with a sacrifice fly. Reid Lapekas drove in the final two runs of the inning with a two-run double.
The Brewers put their final three runs on the board in the seventh inning, starting with a home run from Talwalkar.
Alex Warren drove in a run with a single before Daniel Laderman chased home the final run with a groundout.
For The Knights
Signorelli finished 2-for-4 out of the leadoff spot and was the only Knight with multiple hits.
Barnes finished with a hit, walk and the team’s only run.
Merlin, Anthony Laietta, Daniel Mack and Laudati all singled with Laudati driving in the team’s lone run.
Ryan Lockhart suffered the loss, allowing six runs on six hits in 1.1 innings of work.
Christopher Snyder worked 3.1 innings of scoreless relief.
Michael Di Tullio added a scoreless inning of work.
For The Brewers
Talwalkar finished a big day 2-for-3 with a double, home run, three runs and three RBI.
Lapekas went 3-for-4 with two runs and two driven in.
Millsten recorded two hits, including a double, scoring once and driving one run in.
Michael Came earned the win on the mound, working 5.0 innings and allowing one run on three hits.