NASHUA, NH- The Bravehearts lost 3-0 to the Nashua Silver Knights on Wednesday, making
their overall record for the season 19-28.
The Silver Knights are the first on the board, scoring two runs in the bottom of the third inning,
making the score 2-0. The Silver Knights would score another run in the bottom of the fourth
inning to widen their lead.
The score would remain 3-0 for the remainder of the game. Both
teams managed to put runners on base throughout the game but were unable to break each
other’s defense and put more runs up on the board. The Bravehearts had a promising opportunity
to take the lead when they loaded the bases in the top of the seventh inning but were unable to
push any runs across and close the gap. The Silver Knights were able to hold onto their three-run
lead for five straight innings to take the win.
The Bravehearts went through several pitchers throughout the game. Losing pitcher Joe Hauser
(Northeastern) started for the Bravehearts. Hauser walked one batter and got six strikeouts for
the Bravehearts. He was relieved by Auburn native, Coleman Picard (Bryant) in the bottom of
the fifth inning. Picard gave up one walk and got two strikeouts for the ‘Hearts before he was
also relieved by Tyson Luna (Amherst) in the bottom of the seventh inning. Luna walked one
batter before being replaced with Tommy Leimkuhler (Holy Cross) in the bottom of the eighth
inning. Leimkuhler closed the game for the Bravehearts and got two strikeouts.
The Bravehearts’ next game will be at home on Thursday, July 21st at 6:30 p.m. against the New