NASHUA, NH — Khal Coney, Trace Cohen and Devan Kodali each had two hits and two runs scored, while Andrew Noland two hits including a two-run single to lead the Vermont Lake Monsters to an 8-2 victory over the Nashua Silver Knights in Futures League action Thursday night at Holman Field.

The Lake Monsters jumped out 2-0 in the top of the first with a pair of unearned runs, scoring on a two-out throwing error and Colby Brouillette (BFA/Central Connecticut) RBI single. Vermont added two more runs in the second on a Coney (TrinityU) RBI single and Eric Becker (Virginia) sacrifice fly for a 4-1 advantage.

Vermont starter Luc Laviguer (Maine), who allowed six runs (five earned) on 6 hits in just 0.1 innings in his first Lake Monster start, gave up just two runs (one earned) on two hits with two walks and five strikeouts over the first four innings. The only hits allowed were a one-out single followed by an RBI double in third. 

In the sixth after a Cohen (Rutgers) single and Kodali (Vanderbilt) double, Noland (Wake Forest) brought them home with a base hit to left for a 7-2 Lakek Monsters lead. Logan Keller (Navy) added an RBI single in the eighth as Vermont (18-7) won for the eighth time last 10 games, 12 of 15 and 15 of last 19.

MONSTER PERFORMANCES                                                                                   

  • Coney 2-for-4, BB, 2 R, 1 RBI
  • Noland 2-for-3, BB, 2B, 2 RBI
  • Kodali 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B


  • Vermont now 13-4 in month of June and is also combined 34-8 June 2022 & 2023
  • Lake Monsters scored 3 unearned runs Thursday and now 42 for season (Vermont pitchers have allowed just 12 unearned runs)
  • Vermont bullpen tossed 5 scoreless innings (1 H, 2 BB, 8 SO), including Geordan Jackson Murphy (UMass Dartmouth) 2 scoreless innings with walk and 3 strikeouts
  • Callen Fang (Harvard) retired 5 of 6 batters faced, all by strikeout, with only hit allowed a 1-out double in 9th on ball lost in lights by outfield
  • Antonio Perrotta (Virginia) walked and scored in 7th (has reached base safely by hit or walk in 20 of 21 games and has scored run in 10 of last 13 games).
  • Vermont, which has won 8 straight home games, returns to Centennial for 4 consecutive and 6 of next 7 contests. 

Next Game: Friday vs. Pittsfield, 6:35pm at Centennial Field