Iona University's baseball team wrapped up the road segment of their 2024 schedule with a 12-7 loss to Rider in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference showdown at Sonny Pittaro Field. The Gaels managed 12 hits compared to Rider's 9.

By the Numbers
  • Grad student Garret Gray, junior Matt Wessels, and sophomore Josiah Ragsdale had multiple hits.
  • Jayson Gonzalez drove in two runs, including a home run.
State of Play
  • Rider responded strongly with a five-run fourth inning after Iona took an early lead.
  • The Broncs held off a late comeback attempt by the Gaels to secure the victory.
What's Next

Iona concludes the season with a home series against Siena starting on May 16 at City Park.

Bottom Line

Iona Baseball faced a tough defeat on the road against Rider, highlighting the team's resilience in the face of adversity as they prepare to close out the season at home against Siena.