BUIES CREEK — No. 25 St. John’s earned the weekend sweep over Campbell with a 7-1 baseball win Sunday afternoon at Jim Perry Stadium.
Michael LoPresti (1-0) was credited with the win, tossing six innings and giving up just one run on four hits. The junior right-hander fanned four Campbell batters and without a walk. Joe LaSorsa notched the save, pitching the final three frames without allowing a hit.
Redshirt junior Alex Yarem (0-1) took the loss, giving up three runs and four hits in two innings.
Campbell (0-3) scored its only run of the game on a solo shot by Matthew Barefoot (1-for-4) in the bottom of the sixth. The Midway graduate sent a 2-2 pitch over the left field wall for the Camels’ first home run of the season.
Freshman Ty Babin (2-for-4) logged his first career multi-hit performance with singles in the fourth and sixth innings. Tyler Anshaw (1-for-3) collected a single for the Camels in the bottom of the first.
Luke Stampfl (2-for-5) led the Red Storm with two RBIs, including a solo home run in the top of the second. Jamie Galazin (3-for-4) and John Valente (2-for-5) also turned in multi-hit games.
Campbell returns to action Wednesday (Feb. 21), as East Carolina visits Buies Creek. First pitch is slated for 5 p.m.
(Campbell media services provided the basis for this report)