Ashland, Va. - In a midweek, nine inning game, The Catholic University of America baseball team fell 9-2 to No. 6 Randolph-Macon. The loss drives the Cardinals to 7-6 overall for the 2016 season while the Yellow Jackets advance to 14-2.
Catholic's additional run came at the top of the fifth when sophomore Jake Crist singled to bring home Palladino.
The Yellow Jackets notched additional runs in the fourth, fifth, and seventh innings for the midweek victory.
Six pitchers saw time on the rubber for the Cardinals, sophomore Jack Hennessy making his third start of the 2016 season. Senior Colin Kelly threw for two innings with two strikeouts while his classmates Joe Kelly and Josh Martin each pitched for an inning. Additionally freshman Jon Mierzwa and junior Mark Duffy spent time on the mound.
The Cards continue their season on the road, opening Landmark Conference play against Moravian College on Saturday, March 19.