READING, Pa. – The No. 8 Salisbury University baseball team had its game against Penn State University-Berks on Thursday afternoon suspended in the top of the third inning due to a weather delay, with the Nittany Lions leading 2-0.
The Sea Gulls had a runner in scoring position in the first inning, after senior Alex Lipman singled, took second on a wild pitch, and moved to third on a ground out by junior Pete Grasso. However, the Gulls were unable to get Lipman home in the inning.
Junior Ryan Daiss held the score at 0-0 with a three-up, three-down bottom of the first, including a strike out to start the frame.
Penn State-Berks took advantage of a lead-off double by Dylan Gallagher in the second inning, bring home both of the team's runs in the frame.
Salisbury was attempting to respond to the Lions in the third, before the delay. Junior Robbie Jones walked before advancing to second on another Lipman single. With two on and one out, Grasso was at the plate, before play was halted.
The Sea Gulls and Nittany Lions will now look for a makeup date to continue the game; log on to www.suseagulls.com for more information as it becomes available.
Salisbury returns home to the SU Baseball Field for its next games, hosting Capital Athletic Conference-opponent No. 28 Frostburg State University in a conference doubleheader. The first game is set for 12 p.m.