Kean Baseball Breezes Past Farmingdale, 11-2

Dave Zavistoski

FARMINGDALE, N.Y.  – Senior Dave Zavistoski (Edison) had two extra base hits with four RBI to lead the #6/7 Kean University baseball team to an 11-2 win over Farmingdale State College Wednesday afternoon.

Freshman Greg Baruka (Florham Park)  earned his second win of the season as he tossed five innings allowing four hits and two runs. Freshman Billy Dumchus (Edison) and senior Joseph Tarallo (South Amboy) shutout the Rams for the final four innings allowing just one hit and four walks, fanning six.


Greg Baruka

The Cougars (11-4) used to big innings to take control of the game. With the score tied at one all, Kean plated five runs in their half of the fourth to take a 6-1 lead. Sophomore D.J. Breckenridge (Fair Haven) recorded an RBI single while Zavistoski added an RBI double. Senior Mike Moceri (Yardville) followed with a two RBI triple and later scored on a passed ball to round out the scoring in the frame.

After giving one back, Kean then tacked on four more in the seventh. Highlighting the frame included an RBI single by catcher Eddie Jennings (Jackson) and a bases-clearing triple by Zavistoski.

On the afternoon, Breckenridge was 2-for-3 with an RBI while Jennings was 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored. Freshman Steve Nappe (Edison) was also 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Kean returns to action on Friday when they take on St. Joseph’s College-L.I. at a new time of 3:30 p.m.

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