CHANDLER, AZ. 3/17/09 - The Keene State College baseball might not want to leave Arizona. Through six games of their spring week trip, the Owls have scored 72 runs and collected 98 hits. Keene State (4-2) continued its torrid hitting on Tuesday, spraying 16 hits around Snedigar Field in Chandler, Az., in a 15-1 victory over William Patterson University of New Jersey.
The Owls scored early an often in the game. Leading 5-0, KSC broke the game open with a seven run fourth inning that included RBI singles by junior Anthony Cipolla (Glastonbury, Conn.), freshman Cody Callahan (Seekonk, Mass.), and senior Jaime Chevalier (Amherst, N.H.), and a three-run triple by senior Jeff Perkins (Dunbarton, N.H.).
All eight Owl starters had at least one hit. Perkins finished the game with two hits and five RBIs. Junior Keith Patnode (Keene, N.H.), who had three hits, Chevalier, Cipolla and senior Beau Darak (Londonderry, N.H.) had two RBIs each.
Sophomore Corey Vogt (Suffield, Conn.) was the recipient of the offensive support. He tossed five innings of six hit ball while fanning two to pick up his first win of the season. Freshmen Adam Veino (Londonderry, N.H.) and Dan Wogksch (Bethel, Conn.) also saw time on the mound.
The Pioneers fall to 4-4.
Keene State faces Marian (WI) College on Wednesday in a single nine inning game.