PITTSBURGH, PA – Sean Lubin's walk-off single helped lift the Redhawks (6-11) to 10-9 victory over visiting Allegheny College (4-11) on a brisk Monday at John Arnold Sr. Memorial Field.
La Roche trailed 8-5 entering the bottom of the eighth inning but broke out the bats to overcome the deficit. Four consecutive Redhawks reached base and Lubin, Brian Tougher, and Dan Burns provided RBI to take a 9-8 lead into the ninth.
Allegheny answered in the top of the ninth to tie it at 9-9, but Sean Lubin hit home Mitchel Meyers to seal the La Roche win.
Starting pitcher, Reed Tomlinson, allowed 7 runs (3 earned runs) on 6 hits in 6 innings and JJ Tougher, Walt Hadjuk, and Jesse Bauer allowed a combined 2 runs in relief. Bauer recorded his second win of the season for the Redhawks.
Lubin reached base four times and went 3 for 5 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored and Dustin Lalle scored twice. Ryan Fennell and Casey Zimmerman each registered 2 hits, an RBI and a run scored and Burns added a 2 run single.
The Redhawks totaled a season-high 10 runs on 14 hits in the nine inning game.
La Roche College Baseball will host Thiel College tomorrow in a double-header at 3:00PM.