Mass. College Baseball: NU Defeats UMass In Beanpot, 6-3


The Northeastern University baseball team captured its first Beanpot crown since 2009 as the Huskies defeated UMass at Fenway Park this evening, 6-3.

UMass jumped out to a 2-0 lead after three frames, but Northeastern rallied with four runs in the fourth, which included a home run by Rob Fonseca that reached the Green Monster to secure the lead for good.

Fonseca finished with two runs, two hits and one RBI, while teammates Michael FosterJohn Puttress and Pete Castoldi combined for four runs. Matt Cook picked up his second win on the bump, while Michael Foster recorded his first save of the season.

Rob McLam and Dylan Begin combined for UMass’ three runs, while Aaron Plunkett earned his fourth loss of the season.

With the win, NU improves to 24-17 overall, while UMass slips to 10-25.

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