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Tech Stuns No. 11 Tars to Even the Series
Panthers put up six unanswered runs to upset No. 11 Tars
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Florida Tech 6, Rollins 2
Records: Florida Tech (29-17, 12-14 SSC) | Rollins (30-12, 14-9 SSC)
Location: Alfond Stadium at Harper-Shepherd Field | Winter Park, Fla.
STATS OF GAME:
- Parker Smith hit a two RBI single to left field in the bottom of the first, scoring Jeslyn Whitehead and Adams Torres, giving the Tars the early lead.
- The Panthers answered the Tars in the top of the third when Dylan Dohanos hit a RBI double down the left field line, advancing Sam Schner to third, scoring Hayden Kimball in the process.
- Paul Castillo hit a RBI double to right field, advancing Dohanos to third, plating Sam Schner to tie the game 2-2.
- Jakob Newton hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Dohanos.
- Dylan Owens hit a RBI single to right field, advancing Brett Parrishto third, allowing Castillo to score and extend the Panthers lead 4-2.
- Jack Nagy hit a RBI double down the left field line, plating Parrish from third.
- Dylan Dohanos singled up the middle in the top of the sixth, allowing Hayden Kimball to score the Panthers’ final run of the game.
- Andres Rodriguez pitched seven and one-third innings, allowing eight hits, two runs, struck out three Tars, while throwing 99 pitches.
- Alex Carpenter closed the game for the Panthers, allowing only one hit, no runs, and struck out two Tars.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:
- This was the first meeting between Florida Tech and Rollins since the season opener on February 2, 2022. The Tars still lead the all-time series 80-72-1.
- Dylan Dohanos extended his hitting streak to seven double down the left field line in the top of the third.
UP NEXT: The Panthers return to action Sunday at Noon for Game Two of the Sunshine State Conference series against Rollins College at Alfond Stadium at Harper-Shepherd Field in Winter Park, FL.