TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M (11-16, 7-5 MEAC) fell to Jacksonville (13-15, 0-0 A-Sun) by a score of 10-4 at Moore-Kittles Field on Tuesday. The final five Dolphin runs scored were unearned. FAMU scored two runs on three hits in the second inning, but was held to only two hits between the third and eighth innings before scoring two more runs in the ninth inning. Ryan Kennedy (2-for-4) and Michael Birdsong (2-for-4) were the only two Rattlers with multiple hits.
Rattler starter David Ogilvie (0-4) took the loss after allowing four runs on three hits with three walks and one strikeout in 2.1 innings of work.
Jacksonville starter Shane Wise (1-1) earned his first win of the season after being on a pre-determined pitch count. Wise went 4.1 innings allowing two runs on three hits with four strikeouts and one walk.
Florida A&M hosts Bethune-Cookman this weekend in a MEAC Southern Division showdown at Moore-Kittles Field. The series is the final home weekend series of the season for the Rattlers. Due to Easter Weekend, game one will be Friday at 4:00 PM while Saturday’s doubleheader will begin at 1:00 PM.
*FAMU Sports Information