Nick Ferdinand drove in five runs with three home runs and Delaware scored nine unanswered runs to pull away for a 12-4 victory on Friday afternoon at Bob Hannah Stadium to drop James Madison into seventh among tournament-eligible teams in the Colonial Athletic Association standings entering the final day of the season.
Delaware built an 8-2 advantage through five innings, then staved off James Madison’s comeback attempt by stranding seven runners in the final three innings to record an 8-7 win in the opener of a Colonial Athletic Association baseball series on Thursday afternoon at Bob Hannah Stadium.
Freshman starter J.T. Root (Hagerstown, Md./North Hagerstown) tossed five scoreless innings while junior Tyler Gregory (Dothan, Ala./Houston Academy) and senior Casey Goss (Springfield, Mo./Glenville) each homered with a combined nine RBIs as James Madison topped Liberty 13-4 in its final regular season home game at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park on Tuesday.
Senior center fielder Colby Roberts (Benton, Ark./Benton) capped a four-RBI effort with a first-pitch, walk-off blast off the right field scoreboard to make James Madison an instant 8-7 winner over Towson to clinch a Colonial Athletic Association series win Sunday afternoon at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.
James Madison rebounded from an 11-7 loss by pounding 17 hits and limiting Towson to six to win the nightcap of a doubleheader 16-3 in a pivotal Colonial Athletic Association baseball series on Saturday at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.
North Carolina broke a 1-1 tie with three runs in the fourth inning and claimed a 6-1 victory over James Madison in a non-conference game that was reduced to six innings by inclement weather on Wednesdayevening at Boshamer Stadium.
Designated hitter Landon Lassiter went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two walks to pace North Carolina to a 9-5 win over James Madison in a non-conference baseball game on Tuesday evening at Boshamer Stadium. JMU fell to 20-24 overall while UNC improved the nation’s best record to 43-4.