The Iona University baseball team was defeated in a doubleheader by Rider, with the Broncs winning both games by a score of 13-2 each at Sonny Pittaro Field. Sophomore Nickolas Mora stood out for the Gaels in game one with his first career home run, while freshman Carter Groen nearly hit for the cycle in game two.

By the Numbers
  • Iona was outhit 14-7 by Rider in the first game of the doubleheader.
  • Groen's home run in game two was his fourth of the year, and he had three hits in the game.
State of Play
  • Rider dominated both games, showcasing a strong offensive performance.
  • The final game of the series will take place the next day with a new start time at 1 p.m. due to morning rain.
What's Next

The Gaels will wrap up their series with the Broncs in the next game scheduled for 1 p.m. the following day, aiming to bounce back from the doubleheader losses.

Bottom Line

Rider's dominant performances in both games against Iona showcased their offensive prowess, setting the stage for a crucial final game in the series with the Gaels looking to turn the tide.