FINAL SCORE: #2 Rochester College 4, #3 University of Cincinnati Clermont 2
RECORDS: Rochester College (24-20) | University of Cincinnati Clermont (22-21)
LOCATION: East Field Park in Glens Falls, New York
IN BRIEF: The Rochester College Warriors defeated the University of Cincinnati Clermont Cougars 4-2 in the first game of the day in the winner's bracket. Jacob Pachoiski and Chad Cook each had two RBIs for Rochester.
HOW THEY SCORED: Pachoiski grounded out to the shortstop but Ricky Riggs was able to score the unearned run in the bottom of the 2nd inning for Rochester.
In the top of the 4th inning, the Cougar's Colt Cordey doubled into the gap and scored Nick King. Cordey would later score on a Jake Murray single.
Rochester would add two more runs in the bottom of the 4th when Pachoiski grounded out to first, scoring Ricky Riggs from third. Cook followed that up with a single, scoring David Quartucci and Benjamin Miezki.
BEHIND THE BOX SCORE: Brandon Boyd pitched a complete game and gave up only three earned runs, striking out seven. Jake Murray was 2-4 at the plate, with an RBI
Rochester's Pachoiski and Cook each had two RBIs and combined for the team's three hits in the game. Daniel Monear pitched five and two thirds innings and allowed no earned runs on six hits and one strikeout. Mike Berlin earned the save and struck out one batter in his lone inning pitched.
NEXT UP: Rochester College moves on in the winner's bracket to face the winner of the College of St. Joseph's Vermont and Robert Morris University Peoria, Wednesday at 2:00 pm EST. UC Clermont moves to the elimination bracket and will play the winner of the Wright State – Lake Campus and Penn State DuBois game, which takes place Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm EST.