FNU CONQUISTADORS BASEBALL SPLITS THEIR DOUBLEHEADER AGAINST #1 SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FIRE

Baseball PictureLakeland, Florida — The Florida National University baseball team split their doubleheader vs. Southeastern University winning 7-4 in game one, HUGE win for the Conquistadors as they snap #1 Southeastern University 15 game winning streak (30-4). and falling 23-1 in game two on Monday, March 26.

FAST FACTS: 
Game One
Final score: SU 4, FNU 7
Records: SU falls to 30-4 overall; FNU improves to 8-18 overall.
Location: Lakeland, Florida.

Game Two
Final score: SU 23, FNU 1
Records: SU improves to 31-4 overall; SNHU slides to 8-19 overall.
Location: Lakeland, Florida.

STATS LEADERS (GAME ONE):
SU: 
Dominic Anagnos 2-for-5, one RBI
Colton Onstott: 1-for-2, one run
Manuel Mesa: 1-for-2, one run, two walks
Ryan Munoz: Loss (0-1), 5.0 innings pitched, three strikeouts

FNU: 
D. Sarmiento: 2-for-3, two RBI’s, one runs, one walk
J. Carrero: 2-for-3, one RBI’s. one run, one walk
B. Murray: 2-for-4, one RBI’s, one run, one walk
CA. Rodriguez (W, 1-0), 3.1 innings pitched, two strikeouts, 0 earned runs, two hits

STATS LEADERS (GAME TWO):
SU: 
Dominic Anagnos: 3-for-4, two runs, three RBI’s.
Ivan Nunez: 3-for-3, one RBI. 3 runs, three RBI’s and 2 walks.
Dan Valerio: 3-for-4, two RBI’s, four runs, 1 walk.
Bryce Oriold-Fraser (W, 2-0): 3.0 innings pitched, two strikeouts, one earned runs.

FNU: 
D. Sarmiento: 1-for-3, one run.
A. Ruche: 1-for-2, one walk.
G. Borelly: 1-for-2, one walk.
J. Gonzalez (L, 1-2), 1.0 innings pitched, six earned runs, zero strikeouts

HOW IT HAPPENED, GAME ONE:

  • Southeastern University immediately got on the board with four runs in the bottom of the first inning of game one. A pair of FNU errors gave the Fire a 4-0 lead.
  • Despite the strong start, FNU was able to chip away at the deficit with three runs in the top of the fourth.
  • The Conquistadors, who had five players with multiple hits, notched runs in the fifth and sixth to go ahead 5-4 before closing out the first competition with a pair of runs in the seventh.

HOW IT HAPPENED, GAME TWO:

  • The Fire answered by scoring six runs in the first two innings of the second game.
  • After FNU collected its only run of the contest in the top of the third, Southeastern responded by plating seven in the bottom of the inning.
  • The Fire scored 7 more runs on the bottom of the 5th inning and finished the game with 3 more runs in the 6th inning.

Up Next
The Conquistadors will face Keiser University on Tuesday, March 26th, at West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director

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