Freshman Pitches First No-Hitter In Hawks' Division I History
Freshman Sean Newcomb tossed the first no-hitter since the University of Hartford moved to Division I more than a quarter century ago, pitching the Hawks to a 2-0 victory over Yale in the nightcap of a Saturday twinbill at Fiondella Field.
Yale won the opener, 4-1, taking advantage of three errors by Hartford in the eighth inning to break a 1-1 tie.
In the seven-inning second game, Newcomb did not allow a hit. He struck out a career-high 10 batters, the most of any Hawk since April 25, 2010, when Chris Greiner also fanned 10 against Sacred Heart. Newcomb finished the game facing 25 total batters, handing out a pair of walks and hitting two batters.
At the plate, sophomore Brian Hunter led the way with a combined three hits over the two games, including his second home run of the season in the opener.