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LAWRENCEVILLE — The Rider baseball team split a doubleheader with Quinnipiac on Sunday afternoon at Sonny Pittaro Field to conclude its opening MAAC series of the season.
In Game 1, Frank Doelling allowed one run and struck out fiver in 5.2 innings in an 8-2 victory. The left-hander out of Riverside High improved to 4-1 and dropped his ERA to 3.03.
Socrates Bardatsos knocked in three runs and John Volpe led a 13-hit barrage with a 3-for-5 performance.
In Game 2, Anthony Donofrio launched a three-run homer in the second inning that chased Broncs starter Brian Young and the Bobcats (7-13, 1-2) denied Rider (15-8, 2-1) a series sweep with a 12-2 win. Five Broncs pitchers combined to walk 10 batters and hit three others.
Princeton 6-12, Dartmouth 1-4
PRINCETON — The Tigers (9-11, 3-0) swept the Big Green (1-16, 0-3) in their Ivy League opening series to give them wins in six of the last seven games.
In Game 1, Tom Chmielewski worked six innings of one-run ball with five strikeouts and Kyle Vinci homered and drove in three runs.
In Game 2, Jake Koonin hit his first homer of the season — a two-run shot — to pace a 12-hit attack.
UConn 9, Rutgers 7
STORRS, Conn. — Ben Huber hit a three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth and the Huskies (16-5) stunned the Scarlet Knights (12-11) with a series sweep.
Ryan Lasko had three hits for Rutgers, including a two-run homer in the eighth for a 7-6 lead before Huber took Garrett French deep in ninth to give the Big East school a win.
TCNJ 5-5, Dickinson 6-1
CARLISLE, Pa. — Jackson Malouf struck out 11 in six innings of work and the Lions (8-8) snapped a three-game skid by taking the second of a twinbill from the Red Devils (12-5-1).
Rutgers 10, Illinois 8
CHAMPAGNE, Ill. — Georgia Ingle, Payton Lincavage and Kyleigh Sand all homered and the Scarlet Knights (26-10, 3-0) beat the Fighting Illini (18-12, 0-3) for their first Big Ten sweep since 2019.
Princeton 0-5, Brown 4-2
PROVIDENCE — Julia Dumais homered, doubled and drove in two as the Tigers (9-13, 5-1) picked up an Ivy League split against the Bears (4-13, 2-4) with a victory in the second game of a doubleheader.
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