The Dolphins were defeated by SUNY-Cortland, 6-4, in Friday evening’s non-conference matchup. CSI now evens out to a 6-6 record while the Red Dragons extended to an 8-4 record.
With a silent first three innings the Red Dragons began the scoring in the top of the fourth. Back-to-Back singles landed John Adronetto and Max Rosing on base before Brian Barry single would bring them both home for a 2-0 score. The Dolphins came back at the bottom of the inning behind a George Kantzian and Frances Torres RBI and a Sal Taormina RBI single.
Before the Dolphins could feel relieved with their lead, the Red Dragons tied it up in the top of the fifth as Tim Panetta scored unearned on a CSI error. Despite the Dolphins three hits, they ended the inning with two runners left on and no runs scored.
The Red Dragons added another in the top of the 7th inning as Barry, who got on with a triple, scored off of Panetta’s sac-fly. Again, CSI missed a chance to score in the bottom of the inning with two hits and two runners left on.
Starting the 8th with a triple, Michael LaTempa scored with Matt June’s sac-fly to put the score at 5-3. the added one more in the 9th with a Chris Jackson homerun.
With their third pitching change, CSI took advantage in the 9th as Tibvricio doubled to start and scored off of Ray Gise’s RBI single to left. The Dolphins couldn’t hold on as the next two batters struck out ending the game.
Luis Ortiz and Christian Osmundsen totaled two hits apiece for CSI while Barry led the Red Dragon with three hits and two RBI.
Pitching a complete game, Richard Anderson took the loss for CSI totaling six strikeouts.
Aaron Schuldt had the win, pitching seven innings with nine strikeouts while Tom Nagy captured the save.
The Dolphins are back in action tomorrow as they face SUNY-Maritime at 12 noon for a non-conference double header.