Purple Knights Topped By Stonehill In 2012 Florida Finale

Purple Knights Topped By Stonehill In 2012 Florida Finale

Ormond Beach, Fla.-The University of Bridgeport baseball team closed out its 2012 season-opening Spring Trip to Florida with an 8-0 loss at the hands of the Stonehill College Skyhawks.  UB heads back north with an overall record of 1-5.  Stonehill raises its overall mark to 11-5.

Junior Garrett Rogers (Rennselear, N.Y.)  (0-1) started the game on the mound for Bridgeport, and took the loss pitching five innings and giving up two runs. 

On offense for the Purple Knights, senior Ryan Barba (Stratford, Conn.) and sophomore Michael James (Piscataway, N.J.), each had two hits.

Bridgeport returns to the diamond on Tuesday afternoon when they play the 2012 home opener against Pace University.  Action gets underway at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard at 3:00 p.m.