Gaels Fall To Fairfield In MAAC Baseball Action
Release: Sunday 05/05/2013

FAIRFIELD, CT - Fairfield earned a series sweep over the Iona College baseball team with a 4-0 shutout Sunday afternoon. The Stags scored twice each in the first and fifth innings in the victory.

Senior 3B Matthew Kriss had his third straight two hit game, going 2-for-3 with a double. Junior LF Jimmy Guiliano, senior 1B Chris Sand and junior 2B Bobby Vitulano each recorded hits in the game.

Senior RHP Matt Marley took the loss. He tossed 2.2 innings allowing two runs and two hits. Sophomore RHP Steve Basile pitched 5.1 innings in relief.

Fairfield 1B Anthony Hajjar was 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored. His two run home run with two out in the top of the first inning proved to be the eventual game-winning run batted in. Aaron Howell tossed 8.1 innings allowing five hits with two walks and seven strikeouts in the win.

The Gaels complete their 14-game road trip next weekend in a three-game series at Rider.

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