PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Philadelphia University baseball was defeated by visiting No. 5 West Chester, 12-0, in a non-conference match-up Tuesday afternoon on Alumni Field.
Center fielder Mike Raimo, third baseman Jordan Wlodarczyk and left fielder Rob Lessig recorded two-hits games for West Chester (23-1), who had 12 overall.
Golden Rams' starting pitcher Matt McAllister was the winner after throwing six innings of two-hit ball. McAllister struck out four.
Nick Harper suffered the loss, allowing 10 runs in 5.2 innings and fanning five.
West Chester took a 2-0 lead in the first inning on RBI singles by Wlodarczyk and second baseman Joe Wendle.
Right fielder Jack Provine drove in two more runs in the second with a double to left field. Designated hitter Matt Baer hit a three-run homer, part of a four-run third to make the score 8-0.
The Golden Rams tacked on two runs in the sixth, one coming on a RBI single by Wlodarczyk. West Chester scored its final two runs in the ninth inning.
Philadelphia returns to Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference play with a doubleheader at the University of the Sciences Thursday, April 5 at 1 p.m.