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Hopkins Falls to Rutgers-Camden 11-2

Festa had two hits in the game
Festa had two hits in the game
March 3, 2018

Box Score

 Lauren Dellipoali
By Lauren Dellipoali
Athletic Communications Assistant
The Basics
• Score: Hopkins - 2, Rutgers-Camden 11
• Records: JHU (2-1) • Rutgers-Camden (1-1)
• Location: Baltimore, MD • Babb Field at Stromberg Stadium
• Pitching Decision: W - Carter Fichter (1-0) o L - Sean McCracken (0-1)
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins baseball team fell to Rutgers-Camden, 11-2 on Saturday afternoon.

How it Happened
• The Scarlet-Raptors put up a run in each of the first two innings to take a 2-0 lead.
• The two teams played scoreless third and fourth innings before Rutgers-Camden put up a run in the fifth and three in the sixth.
Chris Festa tripled to center and scored on a Nathan Davis double to right to get JHU its first run of the day.
• The Scarlet-Knights got the run back in the eighth to go up 7-1.
Mike Smith singled home Tim Kutcher, who walked to lead off the inning, to make the score 7-2.
• Rutgers-Camden put up four runs in the ninth and held Hopkins scoreless in the bottom of the ninth to win the game 11-2.

Team Leaders

Johns Hopkins:

Hits: Jaffe, Festa (2)
RBI: Smith, Davis (1)
Strikeouts: McCracken (5)

Hits: R.J. Concepcion (4)
RBI: Concepcion (3)
Strikeouts: Fichter (5)

What it Means
• JHU is now 3-3 against the Scarlet-Raptors. Rutgers-Camden has won the last three meetings.

Inside the Box Score
• Jaffe and Festa both went 2-4 in the game.
• Concepcion went 4-6 with 3 RBI for RC while Fichter went seven innings allowing just four hits and one run. He also struck out five batters.

Up Next
• Hopkins returns to the diamond tomorrow for a 2:30 contest against top-ranked Cortland St. at 2:30 on Babb Field.

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