FLUSHING, N.Y. – The Lincoln University baseball team dropped both ends of their East Coast Conference road doubleheader with Queens Saturday at Hennekens Stadium.
GAME ONE: QUEENS 15, LINCOLN 3
Senior CarVonte Williams (Cleveland, Ohio/Twinsburg) recorded two of Lincoln’s five hits and both RBIs as the Lions fell to Queens, 15-3.
Williams opened the scoring with a two-run home run in the top of the second. Sophomore Hilman Truss (Hamilton, N.J./Hamilton West), who drew a one-out walk, scored ahead of Williams.
Queens used a couple of big innings – six runs in the second and five in the sixth – to score 15 unanswered runs to secure the victory.
Williams picked up a two-out single in the ninth and crossed the plate on an RBI double by junior DeAndre Bowens (Rock Hill, N.Y./Monticello).
Sophomore Josiah Lara (Plant City Fla./Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy), 1-3, allowed eight earned runs on seven hits with six walks and two strikeouts over four innings.
GAME TWO: QUEENS 9, LINCOLN 4
Freshman Miguel Agramonte (Fallston, Md./Fallston) recorded a career-high four hits as Lincoln fell 9-4 to the Knights in the nightcap.
Queens opened up a 7-0 lead after two innings, but Lincoln tallied single runs over the next four innings to keep the game close.
Agramonte was in the middle of three of the scoring innings in his best career game. He scored in the third inning after reaching on a one-out single and a double by sophomore Alex Jones (Bear Del./Appoquinimink). The freshman outfielder opened the fifth with a double, moved to third on a Jones single, and scored on a wild pitch. Agramonte capped the scoring with a two-out single in the sixth inning, scoring sophomore Josh Shepherd (Bowie, Md./Bowie).
Freshman Gabriel Sanchez (Anthony, N.M/Anthony), 2-5, allowed seven earned runs on six hits with five walks and two strikeouts over two innings of work.
Lincoln returns to action at 3 p.m. Friday to open a three-game series with the University of Bridgeport with a nine-inning game.