Feb. 19, 2012
Tulane finished off a four-game sweep of Siena baseball with an 8-2 and 5-3 doubleheader win on Sunday. The Saints will try to get on the board with a four-game set at Liberty next weekend.
The first game was tied 2-2 heading to the bottom of the third when Tulane struck for three runs to take command. The Green Wave tacked on three in the sixth to take the seven-inning contest 8-2.
John Ronney had two hits and two RBI for the Saints, but left the game early. Freshman Ryan Metzler also had two hits for Siena.
Knuckleballer C.J. Sohl got the start for the Saints and worked four innings, allowing four runs.
Alex Massey picked up the win for Tulane, tossing five innings without allowing an earned run. Garrett Cannizaro, Nick Schneeberger, Andrew Garner and Sean Potkay each had two hits for the Green Wave. Potkay also drove in three runs.
Siena jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the second game, but Tulane struck for four runs in the second before starter Jim Meindl recorded an out. The Green Wave tacked on a run in the fourth to account for the final margin.
David Napoli replaced Tulane starter Kyle McKenzie before McZenize recorded an out in the first. Napoli went six strong innings, allowing just two hits and no runs.
Brandon Boudreaux capped off a fine weekend with three hits in the second game to pace Tulane's offense. Schneeberger also had three hits, Brandon Middleton and Cannizaro each had two.