It was high drama all game long, featuring gutsy pitching, stellar defense, and clutch hits in the 2019 Atlantic 10 Baseball Championship game held at Fordham’s Houlihan Park on Saturday, May 25. However in the end, it was the keen eye of Fordham senior catcher Justin Bardwell that capped the game, as he drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the winning run, giving the Rams a 4-3 win over the Dayton Flyers and the team’s second ever Atlantic 10 Championship title.
With the win, Fordham receives the Atlantic 10’s automatic bid into the NCAA Championship, which will be the team’s eighth appearance overall and first since 1998.
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