Lesley Baseball Opens Season With 3-1 Win

Lesley Baseball Opens Season With 3-1 Win


Auburndale, FL: The Lesley baseball team got their 2018 season off to a positive start with a 3-1 victory in the first of their two games against St Joseph's College Golden Eagles  from Long Island, New York at the Russ Matt Invitational Tournament on Friday, March 9. 



  • Lesley opened the top of the first off an RBI double from Matthew WarnerVincent Taliercio led off the game with a single to center and later advanced on a wild pitch to get into scoring position for Warner to drive him in.
  • Senior ace Tom Muratore kept the Golden Eagles scoreless through the first 3 innings, before the Lynx added an insurance run in the top of the 4th.
  • Warner led off the 4th with a single left field.  Sophomore Steven DePalma laced a double to centerfield that Warner legged out from first to to make in 2-0.
  • Lesley made it 3-0 when Taliercio stole home on the throw down to second base on a first and third steal situation.
  • St Joseph's managed to gain their sole run of the contest at the bottom of the 6th inning with Paul Britt started off with a single to center and advanced to second on a passed ball. Lou Doria sent a base hit up the middle which put runners at the corners for Britt to score off a fielder's choice.
  • Both teams remained scoreless in the final frame, and the Lynx claimed the 3-1 victory in their season opener.


  • Lynx pitcher Tom Muratore dealt 6 strikeouts and 1 run and 6.1 innings of action.
  • Matthew Warner paced the offense going 2 for 3 with 1 RBI on the night.
  • Lesley collect 8 hits in the game.