Quentin Reed - Assistant Sports Information
DAYTONA, FL – Pfeiffer traveled south for spring break and took on Embry-Riddle in a Tuesday doubleheader that saw the Falcons drop both ends. Brandall Peters and Dylan Goodman led the Falcons on the evening with three hits apiece.
Embry-Riddle answered back in the bottom of the second as Falcon starter Will Altemueller plunked lead-off man A.J. Mazzurco. He then came around to score on a Johnathan Camp single down the right field line. Justin Franklin hit a sacrifice fly to score Kyle Guttveg. Altemueller then allowed a triple to Olivier that cleared the bases. Zach Howard hit a fly ball deep enough to score Olivier from third for the 4-3 lead after one.
Pfeiffer scored two times in the top of the second after Christian Marciano was hit by a pitch and Dylan Goodman doubled down the right field line to score Marciano. Goodman then scored on the ground out of Cody McKenzie to make the score, 4-4.
The second batter of the top of the fourth, Christian Marciano singled and knocked in by Goodman's second double of the day. McKenzie then singled to left that scored Goodman from second.
In the bottom of the fifth, Howard singled to left for RBI. Robbie Hanlon singled to left and Christopher Medina came around to score off a walk.
McKenzie knocked in another run with a single to left to score Goodman and tied the score at 6-6.
Embry-Riddle scored two more times in the bottom of the sixth off an error from second baseman John Elwood whom attempted the 6-4-3 double play.
Jordan Toney was the hard luck loser in relief as he pitched 1.2 innings giving up the two runs (both unearned).
Pfeiffer starter, Cameron Reid walked Eagles lead-off hitter Justin Franklin. Franklin, then advanced to on a balk. Two batters later, Franklin scored on a sacrifice fly from Medina. The next four batters all got hits leading to three more runs and a 4-2 lead.
In the top of the third, Brandall Peters scored Smith from second base with a single up the middle. He then advanced on a stolen base and wild pitch. The Falcons scored two more runs on Embry-Riddle errors that allowed Peters and Xavier Rodriguez to score.
Embry-Riddle scored 15 unanswered runs that finish off the game and win 19-7.