Athletics News

Colonial Of The Week

April 23, 2007

Name: Curtis Eward
Position: INF/DH
Class: Freshman
Sport: Baseball
Hometown: Oak Hill, VA
High School: Oakton

Eward hit .556 (10-for-18) and drove in nine runs last week as GW swept their A-10 Conference series at Saint Joseph's. The freshman DH/1B recorded a hit in eight consecutive at-bats, including six singles in one game, and reached base safely in 10 straight plate appearances. In the second game against the Hawks, Eward was 6-for-6, with a walk, as he scored three runs and had four RBI. On Sunday, he had two hits, including his second home run of the season, and drove in another four runs. Eward, who was named A-10 Rookie of the Week on Monday, is second on the team with a .350 batting average and third with an on-base percentage of .394.