Baseball sweeps Hilbert 7-4 and 18-8 on Senior Day
GREENSBURG, PA- Dan Moyer (Greensburg, PA/Hempfield) hit two home runs and recorded eight RBIs as Pitt-Greensburg swept Hilbert College 7-4 and 18-8 clinching the first winning season in the history of the history of the program. The Bobcats also clinched a spot in the AMCC playoffs with a 20-17, 10-6 record.
Jeramy Kopacko (Brownsville, PA/Brownsville) gave the Bobcats a quality start throwing six strong innings for his third victory of the season. He allowed seven hits and just a single earned run while striking out four.
UPG was held to just five hits in the opener but made all five count. With the Bobcats trailing 1-0, Mike Pearson (Beaver Falls, PA/Blackhawk) led off the inning with a single and advanced to third on a Steven Anderson (Greensburg, PA/Hempfield) single. Dylin Brooks (Aradara, PA/Norwin) cleared the bases with a two RBI triple to left center. Moyer capped the inning with his first of two home runs.
Pitt-Greensburg would tack on four more runs in the bottom of the sixth to cruise to a 7-4 game one victory.
In the nightcap Pitt-Greensburg fell behind 7-2 after 3.5 innings of play but scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth and five runs in the bottom of the fifth to erase the deficit.
Garrett Herald (Grove City, PA/Grove City) broke the Pitt-Greensburg single season RBI record, tied the single season hit record and gave the Bobcats their first lead of the game with one swing of the bat, a two RBI double to left center. Herald would break the hits record in his next at bat in style, launching an offering deep over the left field fence for his sixth homer of the season.
Seven Bobcats had at least two hits in game two including the first six hitters in the lineup. Dylin Brooks went 4-5 at the dish while Moyer went 3-5 with six RBI and a home run.
Matt Kloos (Seven Fields, PA/Seneca Valley) picked up his fifth win of the season throwing 2.1 innings of relief. He allowed just a single run on three hits.
Dave Coradi (Cranberry, PA/Seneca Valley) threw a scoreless and hitless inning of relief. He also went 2-4 with two doubles at the plate.