Amherst utilized three big scoring innings Saturday afternoon in an 11-3 victory, earning a three-game NESCAC West series sweep against Middlebury at Forbes Field. The Panthers (4-15, 2-10 NESCAC) return to the field for a Wednesday game at Union at 4:00 p.m., while the Lord Jeffs (21-5, 7-1 NESCAC) host Hamilton on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
The Middlebury baseball team dropped both ends of its NESCAC West home-opening doubleheader on Friday afternoon to Amherst at Forbes Field. The Lord Jeffs (20-5, 6-1 NESCAC) earned a 3-0 win in game one, and edged the Panthers (4-14, 2-9 NESCAC) in the nightcap 2-1 in 10 innings. The teams will conclude the three-game series on Saturday at noon.
With the possibility of stormy weather in the forecast, the Amherst at Middlebury NESCAC West baseball series originally scheduled for a single game on Friday, April 18 and a doubleheader on Saturday, April 19 has been changed. The series will now begin with two games played on Friday starting at 2:00 p.m. on Forbes Field. The single nine-inning game will now be played on Saturday, April 19 at noon. Check back for further updates as they become available.
The Plattsburgh @ Middlebury baseball game scheduled for Wednesday, April 16th has been postponed. No make-up date has been announced at this time.
Middlebury defeated Hamilton 10-3 on Sunday in the rubber game of a NESCAC West series at Royce Field. The Panthers (4-12, 2-7 NESCAC West) scored the game’s first 10 runs. Middlebury’s Logan Mobley held the Continentals (8-9, 1-4 NESCAC West) to one hit over five shutout innings and the Panthers took advantage of five Hamilton errors and five wild pitches.