-- Dalton Cozart
went 3-for-4 including the go-ahead RBI single in the top of the seventh inning leading Coppin State to a 6-3 victory over 25th-ranked Pittsburgh earning the Eagles a split of the non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday at Cost Field.
Coppin State held a 3-0 lead before the Panthers rallied to tie the score in the bottom of the sixth inning.
led off the top of the seventh inning with a double to begin the rally. Colin Dower
reached on a fielder's choice, which allowed pinch-runner John Walls
to advance to third base. After a pop out, Cozart singled to right scoring Walls and putting the Eagles ahead to stay at 4-3.
struck out two batters in the bottom of the seventh inning to pick up the win on the mound for the Eagles.
Pittsburgh won the opener 10-4 as Steven Shelinsky had a grand slam and drove in five runs.
Coppin State jumped out to an early lead in game two by scoring twice in the top of the second inning.
Godfrey doubled to lead off the inning and advanced to third when Jack Kraft
followed with a single.
delivered the first run of the game when he singled to right scoring Godfrey giving the Eagles a 1-0 lead.
reached on a fielder's choice, which resulted in Brown being forced out at second base and Kraft being tagged out at the plate.
With two outs, Pitts was hit by a pitch which advanced Maletz to second base. Dower then increased the lead to 2-0 when he singled to right scoring Maletz.
The Eagles took a 3-0 lead when Hamlett singled in Cozart who had doubled to lead off the inning.
Pittsburgh cut the lead to 3-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning and then tied it with a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Hamlett led the Coppin State offense in game one as he had a bases-loaded triple that accounted for three of the Eagles four runs.