Mandic and Leon Combine to Shut Out Crusaders

Mandic and Leon Combine to Shut Out Crusaders

The Stratford University Cardinals defeated Christendom College 14-0 in Game 2 of Friday night's doubleheader as pitchers Chase Mandic and Ricardo Leon combined for a shutout.

Stratford's offense scored 4 runs in the first inning, 2 runs in the second, 3 runs in the fourth and 5 runs in the fith inning. Jorge Hernandez was 2 for 3, 4R, 2B, BB, 2 RBI, Justin Smith was 2 for 3, 3B, BB, 2 RBI, and Jordan Lowe had 3 RBIs on the night as well. The Cardinals tallied 7 hits in total on the night.

Chase Mandic went 3.2 innings allowing one hit, 5BB, and struck out 7 Crusaders, picking up his 3rd win of the season. Ricardo Leon pitched 1.1 innings of relief, allowing no hits or walks while striking out 4 batters.