Baseball Sweeps Bucknell In Patriot League Semifinals, 9-6 & 3-0

Crusaders advance to championship series versus Army

May 13th, 2013 by 


Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of Holy Cross, with baseball captains John Colella '13 and Mike Ahmed '14 on Fitton Field May 11. Image by Peter Cooke

Holy Cross senior outfielder Patrick Puentes, of East Greenbush, N.Y., went 5-for-8 with three runs scored and four RBIs to help lead the Crusaders to a series sweep of Bucknell in the semifinal round of the Patriot League Baseball Tournament May 11 at Fitton Field.

Holy Cross won the first contest, 9-6, and claimed the victory in game two, 3-0. Sophomore pitcher Donny Murray, of Walpole, Mass., tossed 7.1 scoreless innings in the second game, picking up his seventh win of the season.

Holy Cross improves to 28-23 overall, while the Bison conclude their season at 16-33. The No. 1 seeded Crusaders are set to take on No. 3 Army next weekend in the Patriot League Tournament championship series at Fitton Field. The Black Knights won both of their games versus third-seeded Navy on Saturday afternoon.

Holy Cross will host the Patriot League Championship Series on Sunday, May 19 and Monday, May 20 (if necessary).  It is a best two-of-three series with games one and two taking place on Sunday beginning at 1 pm.

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