Penn State mustered just two runs as the Nittany Lions fell 5-0 and 5-2 in a doubleheader against Hofstra on Saturday.
In the opener, Penn State (2-6) had 10 hits, including four from Steve Snyder, but did not score.
Kenny Jackson most of the damage for the Dutchmen, smacking a two-run homer in the fourth and another two-run shot in the sixth off Nittany Lion starter Greg Welsh (0-2).
In the nightcap, Hofstra (3-3) scored three unearned runs in the first and made the lead hold up behind the pitching of David Jesch (2-0), who allowed four hits, one run and struck out seven in seven innings.
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James Coates had two of Penn State’s five hits. Snyder and Colin Keefe drove in runs. T.J. Jann (0-3) took the loss, allowing six hits, four runs (none earned) and sriking out five in six innings.