PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. Paces baseball team continued to slide with a 7-3 nonconference loss to Stonehill College on Monday at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.
The Setters are now 4-4 while the Skyhawks improved to 7-4.
The game was scoreless in the first three innings, but Stonehill got on the board and took a 6-0 lead with one run in the fourth, two in the fifth and three in the sixth. Paces James Pjura finally tallied a run for the Setters with a solo home run in the sixth inning.
Pjura crossed the plate again when he drew a walk in the eighth inning and Patrick Chaputian singled to bring him home. A Stonehill error in the ninth inning led to Paces third and final run.
Jonathan Silva threw 4 2/3 innings for Pace. He allowed three runs, gave up five hits and struck out six batters. Jonathan Chudy gave up three unearned runs in 1 1/3 innings, while Jonathan Hornung took the mound for one inning and gave up one run on two hits. Patrick Maher pitched the final inning and allowed one hit.
Pace will take on C.W. Post on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Rollins College.
Paces lacrosse team faced a tough challenge against eighth-ranked Seton Hill and lost, 15-5, on Monday.
Pace is now 1-1 while Seton Hill moved one game over .500 to 3-2.
Seton Hill outscored Pace 10-2 in the first half and then added five more goals in the third quarter. Pace scored once in the third quarter and twice more in the fourth but it was not nearly enough to overtake Seton Hill.
Thomas Earl scored twice, including one in the final moments of the first half and an unassisted goal in the fourth quarter and recorded one assist on a goal by William Scioscia in the fourth quarter.
Tommy Gilmore scored with an assist from Matt Mirabito in the first quarter. Mirabito also dished an assist to John Kolesar in the fourth. Kevin Grady played all 60 minutes in net for the Setters and recorded 10 saves.
Pace will travel to New York Tech for a nonconference game on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Paces softball team earned a clean sweep in a doubleheader against Barton College on Monday. The team won the first game, 9-0, and the second game, 5-3.
The Setters stayed unbeaten (4-0) while Barton is now 7-10.
Pace scored in each of the first games five innings. Caitlin McCann (2-0) threw four scoreless innings in which she gave up just two hits. Colby Hochmuth pitched the fifth and final inning and did not allow a run.
Barton scored first in the second game, but Pace tied the game in the third inning and broke it open in the fourth with three more runs. They scored again in the fifth.
Kelly Fisher (1-0) gave up six hits and three runs and struck out six batters in a complete game for the Setters.
Pace will travel to North Carolina to face Fayetteville State on Tuesday.
From a report by Pace University Athletics/John M. Tagliaferri
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