Tyler Frank’s two blasts led a six-home run barrage, allowing FAU to score double-digit runs for a third straight game and extending its undefeated home record to 11-0.
FAU bats came alive in the sixth inning. After committing an error earlier in the game, Eric Rivera redeemed himself at the plate with a mammoth grand slam to left field, extending the Owls lead to 8-1 and effectively putting the game out of reach.
Frank hit his first homer, a two-run bomb to left center, later in the frame giving the Owls a 10-1 lead.
The Owls followed up an eight-run sixth inning with three deep shots in the seventh inning. Jared DeSantolo and Gunnar Lambert wet back-to-back, followed by Andru Summerall two batters later.
Tyler Frank hit his second home run in the eighth, giving the Owls a 14th and final run.
Counting Tuesday’s six home runs, FAU now has 13 on the season.
GameBrowser: FAU (12-4) 14, UNF (8-10) 1
Moving Forward: Nine different Owls scored in Tuesday’s blowout win. … Jared DeSantolo and Andru Summerall’s home runs were the first of their careers. … Marc Stewart pitched four scoreless innings giving up three hits and a walk. … Pedro Pages’ maintained his team lead in RBI’s after knocking in his 13th of the season on Tuesday night.
Sliding Backward: Nick Swan gave up an unearned run and three hits in two innings of relief. Swan was a bit unlucky, however. He allowed two infield hits and did pick up the win. … The Owls committed two errors.
Key Stat: 35 – runs FAU has scored in its last three games.
Up Next: FAU finishes its two-game homestand with Nick Prather on the mound against UNF tomorrow at 4 p.m.