North Wales, PA-The Philadelphia University baseball team (2-9, 1-1 CACC) dropped a doubleheader to conference rival Chestnut Hill College (6-6, 2-0 CACC) on Wednesday night at Hostelley Field. The Rams fell 9-1 in the first game and 6-3 in the night cap.
The Rams lone run in the first game, a 9-1 loss, came in the eighth inning as senior shortstop Tyler Mentzer (Gettysburg, PA/ Delone Catholic) smacked a solo shot. In that game, freshman pitcher Russell Trojan (Springfield, PA/ Cardinal O’Hara) took the loss, going five innings and giving up three earned runs with one strikeout.
In game two, all three runs came in the third inning for the Rams. Freshman outfielder Mike Ross (Newtown Square, PA/ Marple Newtown) got on with a single and Mentzer brought him in on an RBI single. Freshman utility Jeff Bohus (Cherry Hill, NJ/ Cherry Hill East) followed up with a two-run double. Sophomore pitcher Alejandro Martinez (Mexico City, MX/ Cumbres Institute) went three innings for PhilaU and took the loss, giving up six earned runs and striking out one.
The Rams return to action in a conference twin bill on Saturday (3/27) at 12:00 p.m. vs. Bloomfield College at Alumni Field.