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Maryland baseball tees off in 16-6 win over UCF

Maryland baseball’s offense came into Saturday looking to respond ,as it was shut down in the first game of its series against UCF in a 4-2 loss.

The offense did more than just respond, exploding for 16 runs with 12 extra-base hits.

The explosion was led by senior third baseman Nick Lorusso, who went 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs. Sophomore designated hitter Ian Petrutz also broke out of his slump with a 4-for-5 performance, which included a double, a home run and two RBIs.

The Terps’ offense was able to secure a 16-6 victory, knotting the weekend series at one apiece and forcing a rubber match on Sunday.