Hofstra falls to Elon in the series opener despite Matt Pelcher's impressive performance with two hits, including a double, and three RBIs. Elon dominated the game, scoring two or more runs in five of the first six innings, ultimately securing a 16-7 victory in the Coastal Athletic Association matchup.

By the Numbers
  • Hofstra's overall record dropped to 11-21.
  • Elon ended a five-game losing streak and improved to 12-21 overall.
  • Michael O'Hanlon (2-3) took the loss for Hofstra after allowing eight runs in 2 ⅔ innings.
  • Sam Nomura (2-1) earned the win for Elon, pitching two scoreless innings and allowing only one hit.
Yes, But

Despite Matt Pelcher's stellar performance, Hofstra struggled to contain Elon's consistent scoring throughout the game, leading to their defeat.

State of Play
  • Elon dominated the series opener, snapping a five-game losing streak and securing a decisive 16-7 win.
  • Hofstra's record now stands at 11-21 overall and 3-7 in league play.
  • Matt Pelcher's strong performance with two hits and three RBIs was not enough to overcome Elon's offensive prowess.
What's Next

The teams are set to continue the series on Saturday with a 4 p.m. start, providing an opportunity for Hofstra to bounce back from the series opener loss.

Bottom Line

Despite Matt Pelcher's standout performance, Hofstra's inability to contain Elon's offense led to a decisive victory for Elon in the series opener, setting the stage for a crucial game in the upcoming match on Saturday.