Western splits with Albertus Magnus, winning 9-8 before falling 7-1

Box Score - Game 1
Box Score - Game 2

NEW HAVEN, CT (Apr. 5) The Western Connecticut State University baseball team travelled to Albertus Magnus College Thursday, where it split a day-night doubleheader by taking the first game 9-8m before losing the nightcap 7-1.

In the opener, Western scored six runs in the third inning and held on for the 9-8 victory.

Chris Alberto, Mike Yates and Tim Nelson each hit home runs in the win.

Alex Iannone earned the victory while Alberto came on for the save.

In the nightcap, Albertus Magnus led 7-0 before the Colonials put a run on the board.

Derik Brady suffered the loss for the Colonials.

Western Connecticut 9, Albertus Magnus 8 (Apr 05, 2012 at West Haven, CT) (Game 1)
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Western Connecticut. 106 020 0 - 9 11 2
Albertus Magnus..... 220 130 0 - 8 10 1
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Pitchers: Western Connecticut - Alex Iannone; Dave Alarcon(5); Chris Alberto(7)
Albertus Magnus - Kmiechick; Piscitelli(3); Sedia(5)
Win-Alex Iannone Save-Chris Alberto Loss-Piscitelli T- A-107
HR WCSUBB - Chris Alberto; Mike Yates; Tim Nelson.
HR AMCM - Almonte.

Albertus Magnus 7, Western Connecticut 1 (Apr 05, 2012 at West Haven, CT) (Game 2)
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Western Connecticut. 000 000 1 - 1 5 0
Albertus Magnus..... 021 400 X - 7 9 1
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Pitchers: Western Connecticut - Derik Brady; C.J. Sousa(4) and . Albertus Magnus - Levchuk
Win-Levchuk(2-3) Loss-Derik Brady T- A-107