Despite outhitting league-leading Sacred Heart, Coppin State's baseball team fell 18-9 in the first game of a three-game series. Braylon Watson stood out with three hits and three RBI, but the Eagles, now 5-17 overall and 4-9 in the NEC, couldn't match SHU's performance. SHU improved to 14-12 overall and 11-2 in league play.

By the Numbers
  • Coppin State had 11 hits compared to Sacred Heart's 10.
  • Nico Felber recorded six strikeouts over 5.0 innings but gave up six runs on five hits with seven walks.
Yes, But

Coppin State's strong hitting performance did not translate into a victory.

State of Play
  • Coppin State is now 5-17 overall and 4-9 in the NEC.
  • Sacred Heart improved to 14-12 overall and 11-2 in league play.
What's Next

The same two teams will face off again on Saturday, April 6 with a 1 pm first pitch.

Bottom Line

Despite outhitting their opponent, Coppin State's baseball team couldn't secure a win against league-leading Sacred Heart, highlighting the importance of converting hits into runs for success in future matchups.