April 15, 2007
Moraga, CA- The Saint Mary's baseball team dropped a West Coast Conference doubleheader on Sunday against the LMU Lions by the score of 11-3 and 8-2 from Louis Guisto Field. Saint Mary's left 14 base runners on the bags over the course of the two games. After the day, the Gaels fall to 16-19-1 overall and 0-9 in WCC play.
The Lions dropped three runs in the first three frames and added five more in the seventh to run away from the Gaels. LMU banged out 10 hits compared to the five of SMC.
LMU ace Brad Meyers (3-3) earned the victory. Meyers went seven strong and allowed five hits in the win.
Five different Gaels tallied a hit in the contest. Freshman Michael Cipolla recorded his second stolen base on the year.
Angelo Songco led the Lions with two hits and two RBI. Songco also added two runs scored. Michael Glomb batted 2-for-3 with a RBI.
The late game of the twin-bill proved to a lot closer than the score. The Gaels were in the game, down 4-1 until the Lions erupted for four runs in the ninth innings.
The first run for Saint Mary's came in the fourth inning. Sophomore Joel Staples led the inning off with a double down the left field line. Freshman Anthony Aliotti promptly drove in Staples on a single up the middle.
Freshman Taylor Stanton (1-2) pitched well but was tagged with the loss. Stanton scattered nine hits and allowed three runs with two strikeouts in six innings.
Daniel Macias (4-4) tallied the win on the strength of one run on eight hits in seven innings. The southpaw struck out five and walked one.
Aliotti paced the Gaels with two hits and a RBI. Eric Cattoni and Young both had two knocks in the contest.
The Lions were led by DeAndre Miller and Ryan Wheeler. The duo had three hits a piece and both knocked in two runs.
Saint Mary's will look to end its recent slide as it continues its homestand on Tuesday, April 17. The Gaels will face the UC Davis Aggies at 2:30 p.m. from Louis Guisto Field.