Muhlenberg College
Muhlenberg Baseball
1998 Baseball Results


February 28, 1998 - Muhlenberg 11, Guilford 8; Guilford 9, Muhlenberg 4
Muhlenberg 1 3 7  0 0 0  0 --11 12 3
Guilford 3 1 3   1 0 0   0 -- 8 9 4
W-Marc Lezinski (1-0). Sv-Tim Haberbusch (1).
Highlights: Michael Cirillo and Chuck Draper hit back-to-back home runs in third inning
Marcus Mattielli and Garret Pachtinger each had two hits in first career game
Tim Haberbusch retired the side in order in the seventh to earn a save in first career appearance

Muhlenberg 0 1 3  0 0 0  0 --4 8 3
Guilford0 0 4  0 2 3  x --9 8 5
L-Seth Weinstein (0-1).
Highlights: David Wolf 3-for-4 with 2 RBI in first career game
Chuck Draper 2-for-4


March 2, 1998 - Muhlenberg 6, Bluffton 5
Muhlenberg0 0 0  2 1 3  0 -- 6 9 2
Bluffton2 1 0  0 2 0  0 -- 5 7 2
W-Jason Jack (1-0). Sv-Tim Haberbusch (2).
Highlights: David Wolf hit two-run homer in sixth for game-winning hit
Chuck Draper led off fourth with second home run of season
Tim Haberbusch struck out last batter looking with tying and winning runs on for second save


March 2, 1998 - Eastern Mennonite 12, Muhlenberg 1
Muhlenberg0 0 0  1 0 0 --1 2 3
E. Mennonite0 0 0  0 5 7 -- 12 6 2
L-Marc Lezinski (1-1).
Highlights: Marc Lezinski struck out career-high 10 batters and took no-hitter into fifth before things went bad
Chris Moraitis had both Mule hits and drove in only run


March 3, 1998 - Kenyon 11, Muhlenberg 1; Kenyon 14, Muhlenberg 4
Muhlenberg0 1 0  0 0 0 --1 3 0
Kenyon1 1 0  7 0 2 -- 11  14 0
L-John Ziegler (0-1).

Kenyon3 4 0  7 0 --14  12 2
Muhlenberg0 1 0  0 3 --4  4 1
L-Jeffrey Neaman (0-1).
Highlight: James Barski hit 2-run double in fifth


March 4, 1998 - Juniata 9, Muhlenberg 3
Muhlenberg0 0 0  0 0 3  0 --3 3 0
Juniata3 2 4  0 0 0  x -- 9 10 4
L-Chris Owen (0-1).
Highlight: Tim Sheridan hit 2-run single in sixth


March 4, 1998 - Muhlenberg 9, Goshen 6
Goshen1 0 0  1 3 1  0 -- 6 9 2
Muhlenberg0 3 1  0 0 5  x -- 9 11 2
W-Marc Lezinski (2-1).
Highlights: Three straight two-out hits in sixth brought in winning runs
Chuck Draper hit RBI single, followed by Steve Faella's 2-run double and David Wolf's RBI double
Darren Weaver drove in 3 runs


March 5, 1998 - Goshen 8, Muhlenberg 7
Muhlenberg2 0 0  0 0 5  0 --7 5 2
Goshen0 0 1  2 0 0  5 -- 8  13 2
L-Jason Jack (1-1).
Highlights: Steve Faella hit 2-run homer in first
Two-run singles by pinch-hitter Marcus Mattielli and Chuck Draper highlighted 5-run fifth


March 5, 1998 - Bluffton 12, Muhlenberg 1
Bluffton1 3 0  6 2 --12  12 0
Muhlenberg 0 1 0  0 0 --1 7 1
L-Seth Weinstein (0-2).


March 6, 1998 - Juniata 16, Muhlenberg 13
Juniata4 1 3  2 4 0  2 --16 15 4
Muhlenberg5 0 2  1 0 5  0 --13 11 5
L-Marc Lezinski (2-2).
Highlights: David Wolf drove in 6 runs and hit grand slam - first by a Mule freshman in 12 years - in sixth
Steve Faella hit 2-run homer (10th of career) in third and drove in 3 runs
Chuck Draper tied school record by getting hit by pitch 3 times


March 25, 1998 - Gettysburg 4, Muhlenberg 3; Muhlenberg 8, Gettysburg 6
Muhlenberg0 0 1  1 0 1   0 --3 6 0
Gettysburg1 2 0  0 0 1   x --4 7 1
L-Marc Lezinski (2-3).
Highlights: Darren Weaver's two-out RBI triple in the sixth tied the score at 3-3
Tim Sheridan was involved in all three runs, scoring two and driving in the other

Muhlenberg0 0 1  1 6 0 0 --8 10 1
Gettysburg1 0 3  0 1 0 1 --6 10 3
W-Chris Owen (1-1). Sv-Tim Haberbusch (3).
Highlights: Chris Moraitis capped the six-run fifth with a two-run double
Chuck Draper went 3-for-4
Relievers Seth Weinstein and Tim Haberbusch combined to retire eight of 10 batters
Gettysburg entered the game ranked sixth in the Mid-Atlantic Region


March 27, 1998 - FDU-Madison 20, Muhlenberg 8
FDU-Madison2 0 0   8 0 4    6 --20 22 0
Muhlenberg1 0 2   2 3 0    0 --8 8 7
L-Jason Jack (1-2).
Highlights: Marcus Mattielli and Chris Moraitis each drove in two runs
Moraitis and David Wolf each had a pair of hits
Steve Faella stole home and tied a school record by getting hit by pitch three times


March 28, 1998 - Washington 7, Muhlenberg 3; Washington 11, Muhlenberg 4
Washington0 3 0  0 1 1    2 --7 11 3
Muhlenberg0 2 0  0 0 0   1 --3 10 2
L-Seth Weinstein (0-3).
Highlights: Dylan Sapir 2-for-3, including two-run single in second
Chuck Draper, Steve Faella and David Wolf all 2-for-4

Washington5 3 0  1 0 2   0 --11 14 1
Muhlenberg0 0 1  3 0 0   0 --4 7 5
L-Tim Haberbusch (0-1).
Highlights: David Wolf hit two-run double
Two hits apiece for Tim Sheridan and Michael Cirillo


March 29, 1998 - Wilkes 29, Muhlenberg 19
Muhlenberg3 2 2  0 9 0   1 1 1 --19 23 7
Wilkes1 5 3  4 6 9   0 1 x --29 24 4
L-Jason Jack (1-3).
Highlights: Muhlenberg's 23 hits were two short of the school record
Marcus Mattielli hit two home runs, including a grand slam in the fifth
Garret Pachtinger was 4-for-4 with 3 RBI
Chris Moraitis had four hits and Paul Luongo three
The 48 combined runs were the seventh-most in Division III history


March 31, 1998 - Ursinus 22, Muhlenberg 4
Muhlenberg0 0 0  0 2 0   2 --4 7 1
Ursinus4 3 10  0 4 1   x --22 23 2
L-Marc Lezinski (2-4).
Highlights: Chuck Draper 3-for-4 with an RBI triple
Steve Faella drove in two runs


April 3, 1998 - Ursinus 14, Muhlenberg 6
Ursinus2 4 0  4 0 0   1 1 2 --14 16 4
Muhlenberg0 1 0  0 3 0   0 2 0 --6 12 1
L-Seth Weinstein (0-4).
Highlights: Tim Sheridan 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI
Garret Pachtinger, Darren Weaver and Michael Cirillo all had two hits


April 5, 1998 - Muhlenberg 8, Western Maryland 4; Western Maryland 14, Muhlenberg 5
Muhlenberg2 1 1  0 0 2   2 --8 15 1
Western Maryland1 0 0  0 2 0   1 --4 9 1
W-Marc Lezinski (3-4).
Highlights: Marc Lezinski struck out nine, including the potential tying run to end the game
Chris Moraitis 4-for-5 with two runs scored
Paul Luongo had three hits and Marcus Mattielli and Michael Cirillo two apiece
Steve Faella tied a school record by getting hit by pitch three times

Muhlenberg0 0 0  1 0 4   0 --5 9 5
Western Maryland4 3 1  0 0 6   x --14 11 1
L-Tim Haberbusch (0-2).
Highlights: Steve Faella 3-for-3 with a double Faella set a school record by getting hit by pitch for the 14th time this season
Garret Pachtinger had two doubles


April 7, 1998 - Dickinson 4, Muhlenberg 3
Muhlenberg0 2 1  0 0 0   0 0 0 --3 7 1
Dickinson0 0 0  1 0 3   0 0 x --4 4 5
L-Seth Weinstein (0-5).
Highlights: Seth Weinstein pitched a complete-game four-hitter, striking out five
Garret Pachtinger 2-for-4 with a double and RBI
Chris Moraitis also had two hits


April 8, 1998 - Delaware Valley 13, Muhlenberg 0
Delaware Valley1 1 3  1 2 2   0 3 0 --13 9 1
Muhlenberg0 0 0  0 0 0   0 0 0 --0 8 5
L-Chris Owen (1-2).
Highlight: Marc Lezinski recorded his 100th career strikeout


April 13, 1998 - Dickinson 9, Muhlenberg 1
Dickinson1 0 0  1 3 0   4 0 0 --9 13 1
Muhlenberg0 0 0  0 0 1   0 0 0 --1 8 4
L-Marc Lezinski (3-5).
Highlights: Steve Faella had three hits, including an RBI triple
Marc Lezinski struck out seven of the first 13 batters he faced
Lezinski and Chris Owen combined for 12 strikeouts and no walks


April 14, 1998 - Muhlenberg 13, Swarthmore 10
Muhlenberg4 0 2  0 0 2   1 0 4 --13 16 5
Swarthmore0 0 0  0 2 3   1 0 4 --10 10 7
W-Seth Weinstein (1-5).
Highlights: Seth Weinstein struck out 10 in 6.2 innings to earn his first career win
Chuck Draper had three hits, including a triple, three runs scored and three RBI
Marcus Mattielli hit a two-run triple in the first
Steve Faella and Paul Luongo drove in two runs apiece
The Mules stole nine bases, one short of the school record


April 15, 1998 - Allentown 13, Muhlenberg 1
Muhlenberg0 0 0  0 0 1   0 0 0 --1 5 4
Allentown0 3 1  4 2 1   1 0 x --12 14 3
L-Chris Owen (1-3).


April 17, 1998 - Muhlenberg 3, Swarthmore 1
Swarthmore1 0 0  0 0 -- 1 2 2
Muhlenberg0 3 0  0 x -- 3 4 1
W-Tim Haberbusch (1-2).
Highlights: Tim Haberbusch retired the final 12 batters to earn his first career win
Dylan Sapir had the game-winning hit, a two-run single in the second
Game shortened to five innings by rain


April 18, 1998 - Franklin & Marshall 6, Muhlenberg 0; Muhlenberg 9, Franklin & Marshall 2
F & M0 0 1  0 3 0   2 --6 11 1
Muhlenberg0 0 0  0 0 0   0 --0 1 2
L-Seth Weinstein (1-6).
Highlights: Marcus Mattielli had Muhlenberg's only hit

F & M0 1 0  0 0 0   1 --2 7 2
Muhlenberg2 4 0  3 0 0   x --9 10 2
W-Marc Lezinski (4-5).
Highlights: Marc Lezinski scattered seven hits for his second complete-game win
The top three batters in the order -- Dylan Sapir, Michael Cirillo and Chuck Draper -- all hit safely in each of the first two innings
Draper drove in three runs
Garret Pachtinger drove in two runs with an infield single and a triple


April 21, 1998 - Haverford 4, Muhlenberg 2
Muhlenberg0 1 1  0 0 0   0 0 0 --2 6 2
Haverford1 0 2  0 0 0   0 1 x --4 6 1
L-Tim Haberbusch (1-3). Highlights: Tim Haberbusch pitched a complete-game six-hitter over eight innings
Steve Faella had two of the Mules' six hits, including an RBI single


April 22, 1998 - Moravian 6, Muhlenberg 5; Moravian 12, Muhlenberg 5
Moravian1 0 2  0 0 0   3 --6 10 3
Muhlenberg0 0 0  5 0 0   0 --5 4 1
L-Chris Owen (1-4).
Highlights: Paul Luongo and Vincent Gabriele had squeeze bunt hits in the fourth

Moravian6 0 1  3 0 2   0 --12 10 2
Muhlenberg0 2 0  0 2 0   1 --5 8 2
L-Marc Lezinski (4-6).
Highlights: Darren Weaver hit a two-run double
Chuck Draper 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI


April 24, 1998 - Haverford 24, Muhlenberg 9
Haverford0 1 3  2 6 2   0 (10) 0 --24 22 7
Muhlenberg0 1 0  3 0 1   2 2 0 --9 12 7
L-Jason Jack (1-4).
Highlights: Marcus Mattielli was 3-for-4 with a two-run home run
Chuck Draper had a two-run single


April 25, 1998 - Johns Hopkins 20, Muhlenberg 15; Johns Hopkins 26, Muhlenberg 7
Johns Hopkins4 3 7  3 0 2   1 --20 14 5
Muhlenberg1 8 0  0 3 3   0 --15 21 3
L-Seth Weinstein (1-7).
Highlights: Johns Hopkins entered the game ranked fourth in Division III
The Mules knocked out the Blue Jays' undefeated starter with eight runs in the second
Paul Luongo capped the eight-run inning with his first career home run
Chris Moraitis had the 14th five-hit game in school history
Chuck Draper and Steve Faella were both 4-for-5 with four RBI

Johns Hopkins4 3 3  6 1 9   0 --26 28 2
Muhlenberg0 2 0  3 1 0   1 --7 11 6
L-Marc Lezinski (4-7).
Highlights: The two teams combined for an NCAA record-tying eight triples
John Schoeller hit a pinch-hit triple in the seventh to tie the record
Steve Faella was 3-for-5 to end his career with 99 hits
Michael Cirillo was 3-for-3 with two RBI
Chuck Draper hit a two-run triple


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Last updated April 26, 1998