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Season Comes To A Close For Baseball Squad as Monroe Rallies For Walk-Off Win
Baseball Team Reaches Subdistrict Final With Saturday Split
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Facing elimination after a 9-1 (seven inning) loss to Monroe Community College in Saturday’s opening game, the UConn Avery Point baseball team rallied to reach Sunday’s final round with a 10-0 (five inning) triumph over SUNY-Orange in the nightcap.

 

The Pointers will play host Monroe on Sunday at 11 a.m. and must win that game, along with the ‘if necessary’ game against MCC at 3 p.m. in order to move on to the Regional Tournament next weekend.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (6-9) | SUNY-Orange (5-18) | Monroe CC (26-10)

 

Key Performers:

 

Chris Oliwa (Ansonia, Conn.), making his first start of the year on the hill, tossed a complete-game four-hitter with nine strikeouts against SUNY-Orange. He also helped his own cause with two hits.

 

Javon Hernandez (Danbury, Conn.) was 2-for-3 with a stolen base, scored twice and reached base all four times in the nightcap.

 

Tyler Cady (Mystic, Conn.) and Bobby Arent (Ridgefield, Conn.) each finished 2-for-3 against SUNY-Orange. Cady scored a run, while Arent scored twice and stole a base.

 

Zack Rinkavage (Terryville, Conn.) reached base all three times in game two, scored twice and had a double.

Milewski’s Arm, Big Fourth Inning Advance Pointers in Subdistrict Tournament

 

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Liam Milewski (Old Lyme, Conn.) tossed seven shutout innings and, on the strength of a seven-run fourth inning, the UConn Avery Point baseball team knocked off SUNY-Orange in the first round of the NJCAA Division II Subdistrict Tournament, 8-0. The game was shortened to seven innings due to the mercy rule.

 

The Pointers will now face the host, Monroe Community College (25-10), in a winners’ bracket game on Saturday at 1 p.m. A win will advance the Pointers into the final round on Sunday, while a loss will force the squad into an elimination game at approximately 4 p.m. tomorrow.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (5-8) | SUNY-Orange (4-17)

 

Key Performers:

 

Milewski registered his best outing in a Pointers’ uniform. He struck out 12 and allowed one hit in seven scoreless frames.

 

Tim Hanlon (Bolton, Conn.) finished 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored. He plated both runs with a single in the fourth inning.

 

Trey Moran (Rochester, Mass.) reached base four times, scored two runs and stole a base.

 

Jason Ostrowski (Ansonia, Conn.) drove in a pair with a fourth inning ground rule double and also scored a run.

Baseball Team Heads To Rochester For NJCAA Division II Subdistrict Tournament

 

GROTON, Conn. – The UConn Avery Point baseball team is headed to Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y. for NJCAA Division II Subdistrict Tournament play this weekend. Joining the Pointers and the host school, MCC, will be SUNY-Orange and SUNY-Ulster.

 

UConn Avery Point (4-8) will open the double elimination tournament on Friday at 4 p.m. with a game against SUNY-Orange (4-16). The opening game pits Monroe (24-10) against SUNY-Ulster (10-6).

 

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All games at Monroe CC (Rochester): Double Elimination

 

Friday, May 14

Game 1- 1PM – Ulster vs. Monroe

Game 2- 4PM – Orange vs. UCAP

 

Saturday, May 15

Game 3- 10AM- Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

Game 4- 1PM- Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

Game 5- 4PM-  Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4

 

Sunday, May 16

Game 6-  11AM- Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5

Game 7-  3PM-  if necessary game

Pointers Drop Regular Season Finale at ECSU JV 

 

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – The UConn Avery Point baseball team lost its regular season finale at the ECSU JV today, 6-0. The hosts broke a scoreless tie with three runs in the fourth, one more in the fifth and more in the sixth.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (4-8)

 

Key Performers:

 

Tim Hanlon (Bolton, Conn.) reached base twice with a single and a walk, and also stole a base.

Javon Hernandez (Danbury, Conn.) registered a hit and a stolen base.

Zack Rinkavage (Terryville, Conn.) also had a single for the Pointers.

 

UP NEXT: NJCAA Subdistrict Tournament at Monroe Community College (Rochester, N.Y.), May 14

Swift, Milewski Combine For No-Hitter as Pointers Sweep NECC

 

HAVERHILL, Mass. – Orlando Swift (Sandy Hook, Conn.) and Liam Milewski (Old Lyme, Conn.) combined to toss a no-hitter in the nightcap as the UConn Avery Point baseball team swept a doubleheader at Northern Essex by scores of 4-1 and 3-0. It was the 23rd no hitter in program history and first since Doug Domnarski’s effort during Roger Bidwell’s 1000th win in 2015.

 

Swift started and went the first 4 and 1/3 innings to earn the win. He struck out nine before giving way to Milewski, who tossed 2 and 2/3 innings with four more strikeouts to record the save.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (4-7) | NECC (17-10)

 

Key Performers:

 

Milewski earned the save in both ends of the doubleheader. In the opener, he retired all six batters he faced over two innings of work.

 

John Pollock (Northford, Conn.) picked up his first collegiate win in game one. He allowed just one run in five innings.

 

Javon Hernandez (Danbury, Conn.) had three hits and reached base via walk two more times in the doubleheader.

 

Chris Oliwa (Derby, Conn.) also had three hits and totaled three stolen bases between the two games.

 

Jason Ostrowski (Ansonia, Conn.) contributed a combined three hits as well in the twinbill.

 

UP NEXT: NJCAA Subdistrict Tournament at Monroe Community College (Rochester, N.Y.), May 14

NECC Pushes Across Late Run To Beat Pointers In Extras, 4-3

 

STORRS, Conn. – Bryce Mileski (Griswold, Conn.) hurled seven strong innings, allowing just two runs on five hits, but it was Kameron Levesque’s 10th inning RBI single that gave Northern Essex a 4-3 win over the UConn Avery Point baseball team in a game played at Elliot Ballpark.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (2-7) | NECC (17-8)

 

Key Performers:

 

Mileski walked only one and merited only one earned run in his effort. He fanned four in the no-decision.

 

Javon Hernandez (Danbury, Conn.) reached base three times, scored twice – including the tying run in the bottom of the ninth – and stole a base.

 

Dominic Morabito (Norwich, Conn.), Chris Oliwa (Derby, Conn.) and Jaden Fowler (Vernon, Conn.) each registered a hit in the contest.

 

UP NEXT: at ECSU JV, Thursday at 5 p.m.

Cady’s Walk-Off Single Sends Pointers Past ECSU JV

 

GROTON, Conn. – Tyler Cady (Mystic, Conn.) delivered a walk-off, two-run single to drive home Jaden Fowler (Vernon, Conn.) and Trey Moran (Rochester, Mass.) and give the University of Connecticut Avery Point baseball team a 5-4 win (seven innings) over the Eastern Connecticut State JV squad today.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (2-6)

 

Key Performers:

 

  • Cady notched his second straight 3-hit game in the victory.

 

  • Moran finished 2-for-3 with two doubles, two RBI and the game-winning run. His RBI double in the first opened the scoring, while his second RBI double off the left center field fence tied the game at 2-2 in the second inning.

 

  • Fowler and Ostrowski also had two hits apiece in the contest. Liam Milewski (Old Lyme, Conn.) earned the win in relief, entering in the sixth inning and not meriting a run the rest of the way.

 

UP NEXT: vs. Lackawanna, Sunday at 12 p.m.

Pointers Fall at NECC, 11-6

 

HAVERHILL, Mass. – Tyler Cady (Mystic, Conn.) and Jason Ostrowski (Ansonia, Conn.) each finished with three hits, but the University of Connecticut Avery Point baseball team lost at Northern Essex Community College today, 11-6.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (1-6) | NECC (13-7)

 

Key Performers:

 

  • Cady closed the day 3-for-4 with two runs scored. He reached base all four times in the game.

 

  • Ostrowski also posted a 3-for-4 line with two runs scored.

 

  • Javon Hernandez (Danbury, Conn.) also had two hits (triple, double) and scored a run for the Pointers.

 

UP NEXT: vs. ECSU JV, 4/22 at 4 p.m.

Avery Point Drops Twinbill at Lackawanna

 

GROTON, Conn. – The University of Connecticut Avery Point baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader at Lackawanna College by scores of 15-8 and 9-3.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (1-5) | Lackawanna (17-4)

 

Key Performers:

 

  • In game one, Javon Hernandez (Danbury, Conn.) and Chris Oliwa (Ansonia, Conn.) each had a hit and a run.

 

  • In game two, Jeremy Nunes (Windsor, Conn.) had a hit, a walk and a run scored.

 

  • Jaden Fowler (Vernon, Conn.) also had a hit and a run scored in game two.

 

UP NEXT: vs. NECC, at Elliott Ballpark (Storrs), Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Pointers Rally For Slugfest Win Over ECSU JV, 13-11

 

GROTON, Conn. – Powered by a combined six hits, seven runs scored and five RBI from the top two hitters in the order – freshmen Javon Hernandez (Danbury, Conn.) and Jaden Fowler (Vernon, Conn.) – the University of Connecticut Avery Point baseball team picked up a 13-11 win at the Eastern Connecticut State JV tonight.

 

The Pointers trailed 9-5 after a wild opening frame and went on to go ahead for good with two runs in the fifth inning. The game was shortened to seven innings.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (1-3)

 

Key Performers:

 

Hernandez finished 2-for-3 with two walks, drove in three and scored four times.

 

Fowler notched a 4-for-4 showing, along with a walk, scored three times and drove in two.

 

Chris Genao (Providence, R.I.) cracked a grand slam as a part of the Pointers’ five-run opening inning.

 

Thomas Wagner (Mystic, Conn.) tossed three innings of relief and allowed one run to earn the win.

 

Chris Oliwa (Ansonia, Conn.) earned the save with a scoreless frame, and also posted a hit, a run and reached base three times offensively.

 

UP NEXT: at Lackawanna College (DH), Saturday at noon

Late Rally Falls Short For Pointers Against NECC

 

GROTON, Conn. – Freshman Javon Hernandez (Danbury, Conn.) finished with three hits and scored a pair of runs and classmate Jaden Fowler (Vernon, Conn.) cracked a three-run homer, but the University of Connecticut Avery Point baseball team lost an 11-5 decision to Northern Essex today. The Pointers staged a late rally with four eighth inning runs to close within 9-5 before the visitors tacked on two late runs in the win.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (0-3) | NECC (10-6)

 

Key Performers:

 

  • Hernandez singled twice and tripled and also scored the first run for the Pointers in the third inning.

 

  • Jeremy Nunes (Windsor, Conn.) tallied two hits on the afternoon.

 

  • Dominic Morabito (Lisbon, Conn.) plated Hernandez with Avery Point’s first run and later added a RBI single and scored a run during the eighth inning rally.

 

UP NEXT: at ECSU JV, Thursday at 5 p.m.

Mercer CC Takes Two From Baseball Squad

 

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – The University of Connecticut Avery Point baseball team lost its season opening series today at Mercer Community College. The hosts took the twinbill by scores of 8-2 and 7-1.

 

TEAM RECORDS: UConn Avery Point (0-2) | MCC (5-1)

 

UP NEXT: vs. Monroe College (New Rochelle), March 27 at 12 p.m.