VERO BEACH, Fla. – The Gallaudet University baseball team dropped its second Spring Break game on Tuesday at Holmann Stadium in Dodgertown as the Bison lost 15-3 in eight innings to Daniel Webster College. Dodgertown is the old spring training facility for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who now train in Glendale, Ariz.
Gallaudet (0-9) fell behind early 5-0 after three innings. The Bison cut the lead to two, 5-3, as they plated three in the bottom half of the fourth inning. Catcher Steven Gosselin (Hayward, Calif.) had a two-run single to help spark the Bison offense. Sophomore Jeremy Shepps (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) contributed two hits, one double, scored one run and drove in one run.
Sophomore pitcher Ryan Hastings (Cherry Valley, Mass.) suffered the loss as he went seven innings where he allowed nine runs (three earned) on 12 hits. Hastings walked four and struck out four DWC batters.
Daniel Webster (2-4) was led by first baseman Adam Southwell (2-for-3) as he scored two runs and knocked in two runs. Shortstop Rich Lizotte drove in three runs and scored a run. Nick Michaud earned the win as he went six plus innings where he allowed three runs on five hits, walked three and struck out two.
Gallaudet will play its final Spring Break game on Thursday against Vassar at 10:30 a.m. The Bison will return home and host Capital Athletic Conference foe St. Mary’s (Md.) College on Saturday in a doubleheader that begins at 2 p.m.