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UConn’s Peterson Shines In Big East Showdown

At The Ballpark

STORRS, Conn. — Matt Donlan was looking for two things when he stepped into the batter’s box for his final plate appearance Friday afternoon. The Connecticut catcher wanted a pitch up in the zone and more importantly, redemption. 

He got both, hitting a two-run homer to push UConn past Creighton, 3-1, in a battle for first place with two of the conference’s best pitchers squaring off.

Two innings earlier, Donlan had closed his glove too soon on an Austin Peterson breaking ball that a hitter swung through for one of Peterson’s nine strikeouts. But the ball bounced away allowing the[…]

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