After a hot start against William and Mary, the Terps took a tough loss to the Tribe at Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium on Tuesday by a final score of 13-3.
Maryland started the game off strong, taking a 1-0 lead over the Tribe after Matt Woods drove in a run with on a single first inning. The Tribe wasted no time responding and scored three runs in the bottom half of the inning. Elijah Lambros and Luke Shliger both contributed RBI singles to get the Terps back on track and tie up the game three.
In the top of the fourth inning, William and Mary pulled ahead of the Terps after hitting two home runs with a Joe Delossantos shot to left center and a Max Winters inside-the-parker.
For the final seven innings of play, the Terps struggled to produce anything offensively and their offense was held scoreless. The Tribe dominated offensively with Tank Yaghoubi and Winters each having multi-hit games. William and Mary recorded a total of 12 hits.
The Tribe continued to increase their lead after Luca Danos hit a solo home run in the top of the sixth inning. The Terps couldn’t seem to break through as Nick Lottchea, in the top of the seventh, had a two-run single to make the score 9-3. A three-run inning resulted from a bases-loaded walk to then give the Tribe a 10-3 lead.
In the top of the eighth, Stowe had two bases-loaded walks which pushed Nate Goranson and Yaghoubi home extending the Tribe lead to 12-3.
Maryland will welcome the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to College Park this weekend.