TUCSON, AZ. -- The Williams College baseball team saw its three-game win streak snapped Wednesday as Gustavus Adolphus used an eight-run second inning to pave the way to a 16-7 win over the Ephs at the Kino Sports Complex.
Williams fell to 4-8. The Ephs start a key three-game series with NESCAC West rival Middlebury Friday at 1:30 p.m.
Playing the Gusties for the second time in three days, Williams jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first when David Rosas ripped a one-out double and scored on a single by Kellen Hatheway. Doug Schaffer singled Hatheway to third and Adam Duslky's sacrifice fly made it 2-0.
The Gusties responded with eight runs in the top of the second off Williams starter Tom Benz. The first year gave up six runs, all earned, on four hits and one walk in just one inning. He also hit two batters.
It was 10-2 when Schaffer doubled home Hatheway with the Ephs' third run. Williams added one in the fifth and three in the sixth but it was not enough. The Ephs outhit Gustavus in the game, 16-14. Rosas was 4 for 5 with two RBI and a run scored. Hatheway was 3 for 5 with three runs scored an an RBI. Schaffer and Jackson Parese were each 2 for 4. Adam Regensburg was 2 for 5.