Tribes Carmine Vricciariello
Tribe 4 – Hurricanes 2
Anthony Martelli (NYIT) was 1-for-2 with two RBIs, a walk, a sacrifice fly, including a go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the 8th inning to lead the Tribe past the Hurricanes. Anthony McQuade (Mercy) and Zachary Levinson (Adelphi) each had RBI hits for the Hurricanes, who were just 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position. Mike Ceparano (Adelphi) started the game for the Tribe, and gave up just one run on three hits and two walks while striking out four in 4 1/3 innings, but did not factor into the decision. Brendan Kalaf (Nassau) pitched a 1-2-3 9th inning for his first save of the season.
Winning Pitcher – Tribe – Carmine Vricciariello (1-0)
Losing Pitcher – Hurricanes – Kyle Krebs (0-1)
Save – Tribe – Brendan Kalaf (1)