Iona University's baseball team clinched a 5-2 victory over Siena, powered by a decisive seventh inning. Sophomore Josiah Ragsdale's RBI double was pivotal, complemented by strong batting from Jim Pasquale and Carter Groen. The Gaels' pitching was standout, with Andrelys Payamps delivering seven solid innings and Andrew Gaines securing the save. Key defensive plays and timely hitting shifted momentum in Iona's favor.

By the Numbers
  • Josiah Ragsdale: 3 hits, 2 RBIs
  • Jim Pasquale: 3 hits, 1 home run
  • Andrelys Payamps: 129 pitches, 7 innings, 6 Ks
  • Andrew Gaines: 4 Ks in 2 innings for first career save
State of Play
  • Iona's seventh inning rally secured the victory
  • Strong pitching and defensive plays were crucial
  • Siena threatened late but couldn't overcome deficit
What's Next

Iona will wrap up their 2024 campaign with a series finale against Siena tomorrow. The game at City Park will also feature a Senior Day ceremony to honor the team's senior class.

Bottom Line

Iona's mix of clutch hitting and resilient pitching led to a pivotal win over Siena. The victory was a team effort, highlighting key performances that contributed to the Gaels' triumph in the penultimate game of the season.