WINCHESTER, Va. – Three errors led to a pair of unearned runs for Susquehanna University in a 4-1 non-league baseball victory over Shenandoah University Thursday afternoon.
The River Hawks (14-19) scored unearned runs in the second and fifth, along with a solo home run in the eighth and a single run in the ninth, to upset No. 14/29 Shenandoah (27-9).
Susquehanna starter John Cooley (2-1), who entered the game with an 18.62 ERA, held the Hornets to just four hits in 7.0 innings of work.
Cooley did not strike out a batter but walked just two and scattered four hits in the seven innings.
The 'Hawks scored all four of their runs with two outs. In the second, a pair of infield errors followed by a single led to the first run.
The visitors retook the lead in the sixth as Jimmy Loftus reached on a one-out error, stole second, advanced to third on a wild pitch and then crossed the plate with what proved to be the game-winning run on a Luke Tuttle double.
Freshman Michael Prosperi (2-1) took the loss for the Hornets. He gave up three runs (one earned) on eight hits and one walk in 8.0 innings.
Prosperi also struck out five.