Bryant beats Sacred Heart 6-2, wins NEC tourney - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New England

Bryant beats Sacred Heart 6-2, wins NEC tourney

Posted: Updated:
Bryant University Bulldogs Bryant University Bulldogs
NORWICH, Conn. -

Robby Rinn hit a go-ahead three-run triple in the 12th inning to lead Bryant to its second straight Northeast Conference tournament title with a 6-2 victory over Sacred Heart on Saturday.

Buck McCarthy added an RBI single in the 12th and Trevor Lacosse threw 4 1-3 innings of scoreless relief at Dodd Stadium as Bryant (42-14) earned the conference's automatic berth to the NCAA tournament.

Rinn finished with four RBIs for the Bulldogs, who led 2-0 until the Pioneers (29-28) tied it in the eighth on Jayson Sullivan's two-run homer.

Lacosse (4-3) allowed two hits, struck out four and walked two for the victory. James Cooksey (5-2) took the loss.

Bryant will find out its first-round opponent and where it will play in the NCAA tournament Monday, when the field of 64 teams is announced.

Powered by WorldNow

23 Kenney Drive
Cranston, R.I., 02920

Telephone: 401.455.9100
Fax: 401.455.9140
Email: news@wjar.com

Can't find something?

NBC 10 Outerwear Provided by:

NBC 10 Media Relations
Provided by:

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.