|UNCW Completes Sweep Of W&M With 4-3 Win|
WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia - Andrew Cain tripled in the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh and William Prince closed out the game with three innings of shutout relief as UNCW rallied for a 4-3 win to complete a sweep of William & Mary on Saturday at Plumeri Park.
The Seahawks improved to 32-19 overall and 22-5 in the Colonial Athletic Association. The Tribe, who have lost their last five outings, dropped to 28-23 and 11-15.
In the seventh inning, Tyler Molinaro, who finished with three hits, singled off losing pitcher Matt Davenport before Cain lined an 0-2 offering into the left center field gap scoring Molinaro from first. It was Cain's second hit of the game and his first triple of the season.
Reliever Tom Timoney (2-1) earned the win and Prince notched his fourth save. Timoney allowed two hits and a pair of walks while striking out two in 2 2/3 innings out of the bullpen.
W&M built a 3-0 lead through four innings on a RBI single by Tad Bower in the first and bases loaded walk to Nutter and a sacrifice fly by Ryan Lindemuth, both in the fourth.
UNCW rallied in the top of the fifth against Davenport for three runs to draw even. Bass plated the first run with a safety squeeze that was dropped for an error and Hunter Ridge singled in two runs later in the inning for the tie.
Prince then came on in the bottom of the seventh and rolled from there, allowing a pair of singles over the final three innings.
Michael Katz finished with three hits for the Tribe.
Davenport (6-5) was saddled with the loss after allowing four runs, two earned, on eight hits and three walks. He finished with five strikeouts.
UNCW hosts Charleston Southern on May 15 in a 6:30 p.m. start at Brooks Field.