Fordham baseball splits a doubleheader with UMass, with the first game ending in a 7-6 victory to mark head coach Kevin Leighton's 500th career coaching win and 300th at Fordham.

By the Numbers
  • Kevin Leighton reaches his 500th coaching win, with 300 wins at Fordham.
  • Fordham's Declan Lavelle records 12 strikeouts during his career-best 8.2 innings pitched.
State of Play
  • Fordham baseball split the doubleheader with the UMass Minutemen at Earl Lorden Field in Amherst, Massachusetts.
  • Game one saw Fordham secure a 7-6 win, while game two ended in a 7-5 loss despite a late rally by the Rams.
  • The rubber game of the series is scheduled for Sunday at 11:00 AM at Earl Lorden Field.
Bottom Line

Fordham baseball achieves a significant milestone with Coach Leighton's 500th win, amidst a challenging split doubleheader against UMass, setting the stage for an intense rubber match.