The Franklin D. Roosevelt baseball team posted consecutive two-run innings Monday, but the visiting Presidents fell to Kingston, 9-4, in each team’s season opener.
Tyler Fefes’ two-out, two-run double in the top of the third cut the Tigers’ lead in half, 4-2.
Teammate Nick Rand (2 for 3, RBI) also contributed a double, the only other extra-base hit for Hyde Park’s Presidents. Roosevelt finished with five errors, while Kingston didn’t commit any.
Roosevelt travels to Albany on Friday to oppose LaSalle.
Hendrick Hudson 3, Poughkeepsie 0 — The visiting Pioneers finished with five base hits and six errors, spoiling the effort of losing pitcher Matt Rahemba, who fanned six batters and gave up just three hits in a complete-game effort.
“He threw a great game. We just didn’t play defense,” said head coach Matt Bianco, whose Pioneers surrendered three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Catcher Mark Weaver was 2 for 3 for the Pioneers, who host Arlington B on Wednesday.
Lorenzo Rossi won at first singles and Will Reznek won at second, both in straight sets, as Marist defeated visiting Hofstra, 6-0.
Marist (6-2) did not drop a set in the match.
Karly Pang, Joana Sun and Melissa Carlay each won a singles and a doubles match as host Marist defeated Hofstra, 5-2.
SUNY New Paltz’s Amber Carozza, a Marlboro High School graduate, was named SUNY Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week.
Carozza was 3-0 with a 1.11 ERA last week for the Hawks, who are 11-4 overall and 4-0 in SUNYAC play.
Osterhaus named MAAC Pitcher of the Week — Marist’s Emily Osterhaus was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week. Osterhaus tossed an 11-inning, complete-game shutout at Army on March 27.
Marist’s Connor Rice was named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week and Joseph Radin was named Rookie of the Week.
Rice had three goals and five assists in Marist’s 23-5 win over VMI on Saturday. Radin had two goals and two assists in the same game.
Vassar’s Zander Mrlik was named the Liberty League Pitcher of the Week. Mrlik tossed a one-hit shutout against Rochester this past weekend.
Marist’s Houseal lauded — The MAAC named Marist hurler Brett Houseal its Pitcher of the Week for the second time in three weeks.
Houseal had a complete game in 11 innings in Marist’s 2-1 win at Siena on March 30.
New Paltz’s John Lutjen was named the United Volleyball Conference’s Player of the Week.
Lutjen had a .600 hitting percentage and averaged 5.22 assists per set in a week where the Hawks went 4-0.
New Paltz’s Christopher Husmann was named UVC Rookie of the Week with a .545 hitting percentage over the period.