Liberty Dumps NJIT 8-1

302sports 131 Mar 25

(Rohrer, Liberty)

A stellar outing by left-hander Joseph Adametz propelled the Liberty Flames past the NJIT Highlanders 8-1, Sunday afternoon at Liberty Baseball Stadium. With the victory, Liberty takes it's first-ever ASUN Conference series, 2-1.

Adametz, 3-1, allowed one run on five hits over 6 2/3-plus innings. The freshman struck out five and walked one batter.

Right fielder Brandon Rohrer (Middletown) and Jonathan Embry led the Flames with two hits apiece. Rohrer also had two RBI and scored two runs.

Liberty moves to 2-1 in ASUN play and 17-6 overall. NJIT drops to 1-2 in conference action and 8-9-1 overall.

Box Score Highlights
NJIT (8-9-1, 1-2 ASUN); Liberty (17-6, 2-1 ASUN)
Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Liberty Baseball Stadium)
Attendance: 1,255
WP: Joseph Adametz (3-1) | LP: Sean Lubreski (2-4)