Spiders Take Down Terps Tuesday

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RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond used a six-run sixth inning to pull away from the Maryland baseball team in a 10-3 victory for the Spiders at Pitt Field Tuesday afternoon.

The Terrapins (12-13) fell behind after the first inning before making it a tie game after four. From there, the Spiders outscored Maryland 8-1 over the remainder of the ballgame.

DJ Lee gave the home team the lead, hitting a two-out, two-run homer off Maryland starter RHP Mark DiLuia in the first. Senior Kevin Biondic responded with a solo bomb that snuck just inside the left field foul pole to make it 2-1.

DiLuia tossed a scoreless second and third frames before redshirt freshman righty Mike Vasturia notched a scoreless inning in the fourth. In the top half of the fourth, senior Zach Jancarski tied the game with a solo home run off the batter’s eye.

Richmond took the lead with a single run in the fifth, before blowing the game open against three Maryland pitchers with a six-run sixth.

Freshman Justin Vought notched the first hit of his career in the seventh, a solo home run to right-center field. Redshirt freshman Billy Phillips tossed a three up, three down eighth.

Maryland returns to action Friday as Big Ten play begins against Richmond. Action is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. and fans can listen to the action live on the Maryland Baseball Network.