Pitt Baseball opened up the season on Saturday with a split against USC Sumter.
Andrew Blake started on the mound game 1, turning in a solid outing going 5.1 innings, striking out 5, and allowing only 2 runs. Brandon Winstead pitched well in relief surrending no runs and striking out in a 2.2 inning effort.
USC Sumter starter Blake Robinson kept the Bulldog bats in check, allowing no runs in 5.2 innings pitched.
The Bulldogs had runners on second and third with 1 out in the seventh inning but failed to capitalize falling 2-1.
Trent Seibert started on the mound in game 2 of the series, going four innings and allowing 2 runs. Dylan Patrick earned the win in relief, allowing 1 run over 3 innings. Macon Langston had a great night offensively and defensively for the Bulldogs, playing a stellar second base and driving in the game tying run in the sixth inning. Joe Quinones-Mason knocked a game winning single in the seventh to give the Bulldogs the Win.
Pitt (1-1) will take on NC Wesleyan on the road Thursday before traveling to Louisburg on Saturday. The Bulldogs will finish out the week at Home against Louisburg on Sunday starting at 1:00.