Iona University baseball team loses series opener to Manhattan with a final score of 14-4 at Houlihan Park at Fordham due to unplayable conditions at Westchester Community College.

By the Numbers
  • Manhattan scored 14 runs to Iona's 4.
  • Sophomore Josiah Ragsdale and Freshman Carter Groen led Iona with two hits each.
  • Manhattan hit five home runs during the game.
State of Play
  • Manhattan took an early lead with a two-out RBI single in the first inning.
  • Iona briefly took the lead in the third inning but Manhattan responded quickly to tie the game.
  • Manhattan dominated the later innings, scoring multiple runs in the fifth and sixth innings.
  • Junior Jayson Gonzalez extended his hitting streak to nine games.
What's Next

Game two of the series between Iona and Manhattan is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday at Westchester Community College.

Bottom Line

Iona Baseball faces a tough loss against Manhattan, highlighting a need for improved performance in the upcoming games.