WORCESTER, Mass. – The Westfield State baseball team clinched the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season title with an 8-1 win in game two, as the Owls split the MASCAC doubleheader with Fitchburg State on Saturday afternoon on the campus of Clark University.
The Owls will now be the #1 seed in the MASCAC Tournament, winning the regular season crown for the third-straight year.
After scoring a single run in the fourth frame, Westfield doubled the lead in the fifth. Once again it was the Crowley and Gibb show, as Crowley delivered a 3-run home run to left field, while Gibb had a solo shot to increase the lead to 8-0.
The Falcons broke-up the shutout in the sixth inning. With one out sophomore Nicholas Cordeau (Melrose, Mass.) tripled to right center and scored on Noah Milliard's sacrifice fly to center field.