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Hurricanes break tie in 7th inning to outlast Owls 7-1

FAU drops midweek game to Miami in Boca Raton
Posted at 9:01 AM, Mar 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-24 10:53:37-04

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Florida Atlantic managed just one run and four hits as Miami defeated the Owls 7-1 Wednesday night in Boca Raton.

Miami (14-6) loaded the bases in the first inning but only came away with one run against FAU starting pitcher Nicholas Del Prado.

FAU (14-8) tied the game in the fourth when Jackson Ross doubled into the right-field corner, sending first-base runner Nolan Schanuel home.

The game remained tied until the seventh inning when the Hurricanes collected three straight one-one singles to once again load the bases against reliever Evan Waterbor.

Miami's Maxwell Romero hit a high pop-up to second base to plate a runner. Jacob Burke then lined a triple into the right corner to score two more.

The Hurricanes added another run in the eighth and two more in the ninth to seal the win.

Waterbor (1-2) took the loss for the Owls, while Miami's Jake Garland (3-1) was credited with the win.