The Rider University Baseball team's game against Marist was halted after the eighth inning due to darkness, with the teams scheduled to finish the final inning and play game two the next day. Rider exploded offensively with 17 runs and 19 hits in the first eight innings, showcasing a dominant performance.

By the Numbers
  • Rider had a season-high 19 hits, with almost every starting member recording a hit.
  • Brian Skettini had a standout game, achieving a career-high five RBIs.
  • Erich Hartmann went 5-6 with five hits and three RBIs.
  • Matt Shepherd recorded a career-high four RBIs.
  • Skettini extended his hit streak to 13 games and on-base streak to 22.
Yes, But

Marist showed resilience with six runs in the last three innings, trying to close the gap in the game.

State of Play
  • Rider and Marist will resume the game and play the second matchup the following day.
  • The game was paused due to darkness after an explosive offensive performance by Rider.
  • Skettini's fifth home run sealed a 17-12 lead for Rider before the halt.
What's Next

The Broncs will continue the game against Marist on April 13th at 1:00 PM.

Bottom Line

Rider University Baseball showcased a dominant offensive performance with a season-high run total and hits, led by standout players Brian Skettini and Erich Hartmann, setting the stage for a thrilling conclusion to the game against Marist.