Baseball Drops Series Finale at Furman

Baseball Drops Series Finale at Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Harvard baseball team (7-11) dropped its final contest in a four-game series at Furman (13-7) this afternoon by an 8-6 score. The Crimson went 1-3 in Greenville and went an even 5-5 during its spring break swing in North and South Carolina. 

On day three in Greenville, Patrick McColl led the Crimson connecting on three of four at bats and sending in one run. Ben Skinner also tallied an RBI having gone three-for-five at the plate. 

Kieran Shaw, Jack Mahala and Buddy Hayward split time on the mound, allowing five hits apiece. Mahala led the pack with two strikeouts in 3.1 innings while Shaw tossed one batter in 2.1 innings. 

The Paladins made quick work of the Crimson, putting up six double plays to Harvard's one. Furman also tallied three extra base hits and registered two stolen bases. Harvard posted 11 hits in the nine-inning affair, including a triple from Patrick McColl.

What's Next?
Up next, Harvard will begin Ivy League action next weekend at Princeton. Games are set for a doubleheader at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 24 and a standalone game on Sunday, March 25, slated for a 1 p.m. first pitch.