WINCHESTER, Va. - No. 23/RV Shenandoah University posted a season-high 29 hits in a 32-8 non-league baseball victory over Penn State - Abington Thursday afternoon.
Shenandoah (9-4) scored 18 runs in the third inning to break open a close game against the Lions (2-3).
Coach Kevin Anderson saw 23 men step to the plate in that fateful third with eight of the nine starters getting at least one hit and all nine scoring at least one run.
Donofrio, who played just the first five innings, finished 5 for 5 with five runs scored and seven RBI.
He opened the game with a solo HR to right before hitting a three-run shot to right center in the third.
The Hornets had five home runs in the contest and freshman Greg Beran missed a cycle by failing to get a triple.
Beran was one of eight players to have at least two hits and one of eight to have at least two RBI. The freshman, who started just his second game of the year, was 3 for 6 with five RBI.
Shenandoah used 26 players in the game including nine making either their first or second varsity appearance of the spring.
Mike Minch (1-0) earned the win with 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.
Brian Camp (0-1) took the loss for PSU-A. He gave up 12 runs (11 earned) on 10 hits and four walks in 2 1/3.