SVC win pitchers dual to extend winning streak to three
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> The Southern Vermont College baseball team was on the winning end of a pitcher's duel at Hoy Field Sunday afternoon, as they defeated Gallaudet University by the score of 1-0.
In the top of the eighth inning, the Mountaineers pushed across the only run of the game on a RBI single by designated hitter Anthony Mercuri that scored shortstop RJ Pingitore.
The run proved plenty enough form SVC's starting pitcher Dylan Angelo, who was for his second start in a row unhittable from the mound all afternoon.
The junior right-hander pitched his second-straight complete-game shutout, giving up only three hits and striking out seven Bison batters.
Angelo's performance marks the first time in program history that a Southern Vermont pitcher has thrown two straight complete-game shutouts in consecutive starts.
It's also the first time that SVC has blanked its opponent in back-to-back games in program history as well.
Angelo is now 2-1 on the season and has now pitched 16-straight scoreless innings.
With the win SVC improves to 3-3 on the season and have now won three straight games to get back to .500 on the year.
The Mountaineers will lock up with Ashford in their next contest, when they travel to Arizona to participate in the Tucson Invitational Games next weekend.
SVC's game against Ashford will be on Saturday at 5 p.m.
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