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For Immediate Release: April 26, 2009
Contact: John Hartrick (hartrick@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6800

BU baseball completes four-game sweep of NJIT with two wins
Bearcats victorious 8-2 and 4-2 to reach 20-win plateau

Game 1 Box
Game 2 Box

NEWARK, N.J. -- Binghamton baseball (20-15) completed a four-game sweep of NJIT with two wins Sunday afternoon from Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The Bearcats won 8-2 and 4-2 and have now won 11 of their last 13 games.

In the opener, sophomore James Giulietti went 6.0 innings and allowed four hits and two runs and BU broke the game open with three runs in the fifth inning and two more in the sixth. Giulietti (4-1) struck out four and walked two.

Junior left fielder Joe Charron went 2-for-2 with a three-run home run and five RBI. Charron produced sacrifice flies in the first and third innings before belting his fourth home run of the season with two out in the fifth. Sophomore outfielder Peter Bregartner went 2-for-3 with three RBI. Bregartner delivered an RBI triple in the first inning and a two-out, two-run single in the sixth.

In game two, freshman Mike Augliera (3-2) scattered three hits and a run over five innings. He struck out four and walked one before giving way to senior closer Greg Lane, who notched his sixth save of the season with two innings of one-hit relief.

Binghamton scored single runs in the second, third, fourth and seventh frames and outhit its host 11-4.

One day after driving in a record-eight runs against the Highlanders, junior second baseman Jim Calderone went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two stolen bases in the second game. Sophomore outfielder Corey Taylor and senior designated hitter Ken Jacobi had two hits apiece. Taylor had his school record for consecutive games with an RBI snapped in the opener. He produced RBIs in 11 straight games.

Binghamton hosts Marist in a single game at 3 p.m. on Tuesday.

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