Eastern Florida State College Sports Roundup
By Space Coast Daily // February 26, 2014
baseball, tennis results
ABOVE VIDEO: Eastern Florida State College baseball and softball coaches and players talk about the 2014 season.
Eastern Florida Baseball Win Streak Ends at Nine Games
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Eastern Florida’s baseball team saw its nine-game winning streak end on Monday night, falling 5-2 to Daytona State College at Bruce Bochy Field on the Melbourne Campus.
The loss dropped Eastern Florida to 10-4. Daytona State improved to 6-5.
Eastern Florida outhit Daytona State 9-6 but committed two errors. Daytona State was error free.
Chayce Hubbard was the losing pitcher.
Offensively Jack Machonis and J.J. Gould were 2-for-4 apiece for Eastern Florida. Alessandro Lima was 2-for-5 and Christian Diaz 1-for-5 with a home run, knocking in both Titans runs.
Next up for Eastern Florida is a 4 p.m. Wednesday against Northwood University’s junior varsity at Bruce Bochy Field.
Admission is free.
Wednesday, Friday Matches Await Eastern Florida Tennis
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Eastern Florida’s women’s tennis team seeks to get back on the winning track as it plays NCAA Division III Alma College of Michigan at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs.
Eastern Florida, playing its inaugural NJCAA Division I spring championship season, is 1-2, beating Region 8 foe Florida State College Jacksonville 6-3 and losing to Region 8 foes Hillsborough Community College (9-0) and St. Petersburg College (7-2).
Alma was blanked 9-0 by Oakland University on Sunday and 9-0 by Palm Beach Atlantic on Monday.
The Titans return home to Melbourne’s Jimmy Moore Tennis Complex for a 1 p.m. Friday match with Region 8 foe State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota. Admission to the courts at Sarno and Wickham roads is free.
Titans head coach Chuck Jacobs will field a lineup of freshman Isabella Sella at No. 1 singles, sophomore Kasey Love at No. 2, sophomore Kaila Cochran at No. 3, freshman Hope Fellows at No. 4, freshman Erica Nielsen at No. 5 and freshman Laura Gorski at No. 6.
Doubles teams will be Sella and Cochran, Love and Fellows and Nielsen and Gorski.
“I think the players are focused and have really stepped up their preparations going into the match tomorrow and Friday,” Jacobs said. “I don’t think they will be satisfied unless we are above .500 at the end of the week.”