Bethlehem, Pa. - In the opening weekend of Landmark Conference play, The Catholic University of America baseball team dropped its double header to Moravian College, 4-3 and 4-1, Saturday afternoon.
During game one, Moravian found their way on the scoreboard in the bottom of the second inning when senior Charles Savite it an RBI double into centerfield. The Greyhounds earned two more in the fouth inning and an additional run in the fifth.
The Cardinals struck back in top of the sixth inning. With two outs and the bases loaded, senior Stefan Poggioli hit and RBI single to score fellow senior Eric Scamardella. In the following inning, with a runner on second, senior John Palladino lobbed a 2-run homer of the fence. The Cards were unable to come across the plate again in the inning, surrendering the series opener, 4-3, to the Greyhounds.
After 2.5 scoreless innings the Greyhounds earned three runs in the bottom of the fourth. With a solo homerun from senior Alex Bull in the fifth, Moravian tallied one more for a 4-1 advantage. The Cardinals were unable to capitalized through the seventh inning and the Greyhounds took game two.
The 3-game conference series with continue in Bethlehem Pa., at 12 p.m., on Sunday March 20.