MORAGA, Calif. – Despite pounding out 10 hits, the Saint Mary’s baseball team fell to Nevada by a 10-6 score on Tuesday afternoon at Louis Guisto Field. The Wolfpack scored seven runs in the first four innings and held on for the win.
With the loss, Saint Mary’s drops to 7-18 while Nevada improves to 15-10.
There were a total of four home runs hit on the afternoon, a rarity at Louis Guisto Field. Collin Ferguson and Shawn O’Brien each hit home runs for the Gaels. Unfortunately both shots came with no runners on base. Ferguson and O’Brien were also the two Gaels to have multi-hit games.
The Gaels used 21 players, while Nevada used 18 in the game.
Tanner Kichler (0-1) took the loss for the Gaels, giving up two runs in the first inning. Gary Cornish, Thomas Cortese, Jacob Valdez, Anthony Gonsolin and David Dellaserra also pitched for SMC.
The win went to Daniel Levine (1-0) for the Wolfpack.
Nevada scored three in the first, two in the third and two in the fourth to take the 7-1 lead. SMC scored one in the second on Ferguson’s home run, then added two in the fourth on two, bases loaded walks. SMC scored one in the seventh and added two in the ninth, including O’Brien’s home run.
Saint Mary’s is back in action on Thursday when it resumes West Coast Conference action at San Francisco.