March 29, 2003

Brown Earns Doubleheader Sweep of High Point

March 29, 2003

Coach Marek Drabinski's Brown baseball team swept High Point University in the final games of its spring trip, beating the Panthers 3-2 in the first game and 2-0 in the second game to improve its record to 5-13-1 overall.

Junior Sam Jennings (New Ashford, MA) pitched six and two-thirds innings in the first game, giving up five hits and two earned runs. Jennings recorded four strike-outs and one walk. Senior Dan Spring (Washington, DC) came into relieve Jennings and eanred the save in two and a third innings, recording four strike-outs. Sophomore Bobby Wiginiton (Fresno, CA) was 2-4, and drove in two runs in the seventh innings to give Brown the lead for good.

The Bears went on to win the second game, 2-0, with junior Joel DeMaria (Santa Rosa, CA) pitching a four hit complete game shutout. Sophomore Cameron Mitchell (Apex, NC) saved the game for the Bears hitting 2-2 with a homerun and two RBI. Mitchell also had a stolen base. Sophomore Jeff Nichols (Medford, NJ) was 2-3, with a double and a run scored.

The Bears return to Providence for their home opener against Vermont in a doubleheader on Wednesday, April 2, starting at 1:00 p.m.