FINAL SCORE: #1 College of St. Joseph's Vermont 10, #8 Cleary University 1
RECORDS: College of St. Joseph's Vermont (48-11) | Cleary University (19-25)
LOCATION: East Field Park in Glens Falls, NY
IN BRIEF: The College of St. Joseph's Vermont Fighting Saints defeated the Cleary University Cougars 10-1 to advance to the second round the USCAA Small College World Series.
HOW THEY SCORED: Tyler Kunzmann doubled to centerfield to send Connor Martin home for the opening run of the game for the Fighting Saints. Later in the game, Kunzmann tallied another RBI from a single and scored Teddy Mercado.
Cleary got on the board in the top of the 4th when John Grable singled which advanced Luke Bunting and scored Cameron Ciaiuch.
In the bottom of the 4th the Fighting Saints built upon their lead as Jared Morello singled to advance Jared Morello and score Nick Rodriguez. Morello was able to score on a Connor Martin double. Tyler Kunzmann hit a single to score Teddy Mercado.
BEHIND THE BOX SCORE: Player of the Year, Alan Madsen, pitched a complete game and struck out three. He surrendered five hits but only the one earned run. Tyler Kunzmann scored three RBIs on three hits to lead the Fighting Saints. Nestor Velazquez and Tyler Demers each added two RBIs.
Cleary had five players with hits and John Grable had the lone RBI for the Cougars.
NEXT UP: College of St. Joseph's Vermont will play Robert Morris University – Peoria tomorrow at 4:00 pm EST. Cleary is still in the running in the national championship but they move to the loser's bracket and will face the Apprentice School at 9:00 pm EST.