UML in Playoffs
LOWELL -- Needing a pair of victories to secure a second consecutive berth in the America East postseason, the UMass Lowell baseball team took care of business in one day.
The River Hawks knocked off UMBC in both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader, 4-2 and 5-2.
UML (14-33, 9-11 AE) used key pitching and timely hitting to secure the sweep. Nick Rand and Kendall Pomeroy limited the visitors to six hits in the opener, while Connor Metelski pitched his second complete game in three starts to seal the deal.
Oscar Marchena and Michael Young each drove in two in the opener, while Marchena and Vinnie Martin picked up two hits each in the finale.