May 4, 2004
New Britian, CT - The Brown baseball team closed out the 2004 season with a 14-2 victory in the second game of a doubleheader against the #1 team in New England, Central Connecticut State University on Tuesday. In game one, CCSU used a five-run first to push past the Bears while adding four more runs by the end of the sixth to earn a 9-0 victory. Brown finishes up the year with a 16-26 record.
Two Blue Devils teamed up on the mound to shutout the Bears, allowing only one hit. It marked the first time this season Brown went scoreless in a game. Junior Jeff Nichols recorded the Bears lone hit, a single to rightfield in the opening frame.
The Bears recovered in a big way in game two, posting 14 runs on 17 hits. This time around Brown scored five runs in the opening frame and never looked back as it posted a run in the second, and a pair of four-run innings in the third and sixth.
Freshman Adjatay Nyadjroh went 2-5 with a run scored while junior Chris Contrino put together a 2-5, 3 run and 2 RBI performance. Junior James Lowe went 2-4 with two runs scored and an RBI while sophomore Danny Hughes also went 2-4 with a run scored and a run driven in. Adding another two hits was freshman Robert Dykehouse.
On the mound, sophomore Shaun McNamara picked up the win, pitching four innings. He allowed no earned runs with five strikeouts in his fifth win of the season, tops on the team.