The Brandeis baseball senior class saw their final season come to a tough end, falling twice to the Suffolk University Rams, 10-2 and 11-1. The first contest was tight through the first six innings, with Brandeis leading 2-1 until a three-run Ram fifth, while six in the seventh put the game out of reach.
Senior James Collins had a valiant effort in his final collegiate game, and the Judges put up their biggest inning of the season with a nine-run fourth, but visiting Wheaton won the battle of the bullpens, taking a 12-9 decision under the lights at Stein Diamond.
Sophomore Pat Nicholson tossed his team-leading fourth complete game of the season and rookie LF Jon Chu hit a go-ahead double in the top of the eighth inning, but host Bowdoin rallied with two in the bottom of the ninth to take a 6-5 non-conference baseball win in Brunswick, Maine.
In the midst of a four-game stretch against NESCAC opponents, the Brandeis baseball team bounced back from a pair of losses to Trinity to knock off Amherst College, 9-6. Rookie CF Sean O'Hare led the way, going 3-5 with a double, two RBI and three runs scored. Senior David Packard earned the win with five strong innings and sophomore Nick Pollack threw three perfect innings for his first save.
The Brandeis University baseball team lost both ends of a doubleheader to #6 Trinity College (Conn.). The Judges had a 4-2 advantage going into the sixth inning of the first game before giving the game up and losing 10-4. In the second game, the Bantams scored eight runs in the top of the fifth to go on to win, 13-3.
Junior Drew Brzozowski struck out a career-high 10 Endicott College batters, throwing 8.1 innings of three-hit ball as the Judges blanked the Gulls, 4-0, on Stein Diamond today. Brzozowski retired the side in order in five of the eight innings he completed to improve to 5-1.
Sophomore righty Pat Nicholson tossed his team-leading third complete game of the season and the Judges' 4-5-6 hitters combined to go 9-for-13 with a home run, three RBI and five runs scored to defeat the visiting UMass-Boston Beacons, 9-2, on Stein Diamond today.
Because of inclement weather, the Brandeis-Amherst baseball game scheduled for April 21 at 3:30 p.m. has been postponed. It will be made up on Monday, April 27 at 4 p.m. Additionally, the game scheduled for April 23 at Roger Williams University has been cancelled so that RWU can make up a conference game. There is no make-up date scheduled.
WALTHAM, Mass. Brandeis University junior DH Drake Livada of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, was selected as University Athletic Associations baseball Player of the Week for the second time in his career. He has helped the Judges get to an overall record 13-19 with 10 games remaining this season.
Junior Drake Livada had six hits, including three doubles and a home run as the Brandeis baseball team split with Babson College. The Judges took the opener, 5-4, before the Beavers rallied for an 8-7 win in nine in game two.
Junior hurler Drew Brzozowski allowed just three hits over the first seven innings of work and tied his career-high with eight strikeouts as the Judges got back on the right track with a 9-2 win over Salem State today. John O'Brion led the offensive attack, going 3-3 with two RBI, two runs scored and a double.
The Brandeis baseball team got an impressive bullpen performance from sophomore John McGrath and rookie Alex Tynan, but it wasn't enough to overcome an early 6-0 deficit as the Judges fell to Johnson & Wales, 7-3, on Stein Diamond.
Despite the second home run in as many games by junior Drake Livada and a fine job of pitching out of trouble by sophomore Pat Nicholson, the Brandeis baseball team could not muster much offense in a 4-1 loss to rival Tufts in the 84th meeting between the two schools.
Though the Judges pounded out 14 hits and three home runs, visiting Keene State had 20 hits and three round-trippers of their own in earning a 17-8 win on Stein Diamond. Tony Deshler, Pat Nicholson and Drake Livada - as a pinch hitter - each went deep for Brandeis.
The Brandeis baseball team put up 20 runs in two games, but were only able to salvage a split with the Clark University Cougars. The Judges took the opener, 13-6, but fell in game two, 10-7. Sophomore Tony Deshler and junior Jon O'Brion each went deep on the day.
WALTHAM, Mass. The Brandeis University baseball team suffered their third straight loss, 9-7, to Fitchburg State College in regional action. With the loss, the Judges drop to 10-12 on the year, while Fitchburg State moves to 10-6 with the victory.
Rookie 3B Jon Chu reached base in all four plate appearances, going 2-2 with two walks, and senior LF Mike Alfego doubles, but it wasn't enough to overcome a fine pitching performance and timely hitting from visiting MIT, who took an 8-2 decision on Stein Diamond.
The sixth-ranked Wheaton College baseball team scored 19 runs through just three innings en route to a 19-2 non-conference victory over Brandeis University Sunday afternoon at Sidell Stadium. The Lyons, who are averaging 15 runs in their past three games, snapped a three-game Judge winning streak.
WALTHAM, Mass. The Brandeis University baseball team broke past the .500 mark with two wins in Saturdays afternoon doubleheader against Springfield College. The Judges won the first game, 6-2, and followed it up with a 5-3 victory over the Pride. With the two victories Brandeis improve to 10-9 on the year, while Springfield falls to 3-12.
The Brandeis baseball team swept a twin-bill from visiting Rochester Institute of Technology today in the Judges' home opener. Brandeis won the opener, 7-5, thanks to four unearned runs, and took a 5-1 decision in the nightcap behind a complete-game eight-hitter from junior pitcher Drew Brzozowski and a home run from junior James Likis
Despite six innings of two-hit ball from sophomore Justin Duncombe and three hits, including two doubles, from junior John O'Brion, the Brandeis baseball team could not get the winning run home in falling to Rhode Island College, 2-1.
Rookie 3B Jon Chu unloaded the bases with a double, snapping a 5-5 tie in the ninth inning, and senior James Collins shut the door in the bottom of the inning as the baseball team defeated Bridgewater State, 9-5, in their New England opener.
Big innings ended the Brandeis baseball team's hopes of repeating as UAA champions, as Rochester put up four in the fourth en route to a 9-8 win and Emory tallied nine in the first to hand the Judges a 12-0 loss. Brandeis ends their southern swing with a 4-7 record, 2-4 in the UAA.
Despite a 3-5 performance with two RBI from sophomore Tony Deshler, the Brandeis baseball team could not overcome a six-run fourth inning by Washington University in an 8-6 University Athletic Association loss.
Sophomore LF Tony Deshler singled with the bases loaded to drive in two runs and give the Brandeis baseball team a 6-5 walk-off victory over Case Western Reserve University in University Athletic Association (UAA) action at Historic Sanford Stadium.