Sixth-Ranked Miami Takes Care of GW, 12-1
Six-Run 4th Highlights Hurrincanes' Romp
Feb. 25, 2005
MIAMI, FL - RHP Cesar Carrillo (2-0) allowed three hits, struck out seven and did not allow a run as No. 6-ranked University of Miami (9-2) shutdown George Washington University 12-0 Friday night at Mark Light Field.
After surrendering a lead-off single to third baseman Geoff Milsom (New York, NY / Poly Prep / Notre Dame), followed by a Hurricane error, Carrillo retired the next 16 batters before Milsom singled again in the sixth inning.
After jumping out to a 5-0 lead in the fourth, UM centerfielder Ryan Braun delivered a grand slam and designated hitter Brendan Katin and shortstop Roger Tomas connected on back-to-back RBI doubles to send the Hurricanes to an 11-0 lead.
Second baseman Tom Shanley's (Stanfordville, NY / Pine Plains) RBI single in the eighth inning, along with Milsom's three hits, served as the bulk of GW's offensive for the game. First baseman Ryan Roberson (Silver Spring, MD / James H. Blake) ended his 11-game hitting streak as he went 0-for-4.
Colonials' starter RHP Josh Wilkie (Alpharetta, GA / Chattahoochee) (0-1) struggled with his control, walking seven batters, but was charged with just four of UM's 11 runs scored in the games first four innings as GW committed four costly errors in the contest.
Reliever Derek Haese (Littleton, CO / Dakota Ridge) threw three strong innings for GW, striking out two and yielding one run.
Coming into the game, the Hurricanes had lost two straight for the first time since May 2003.
Game two of the three-game series between GW and UM is Saturday evening.
The Colonials will send sophomore RHP Derrick Lutz (0-0, 3.86 ERA) to the mound while the Hurricanes will start senior RHP Dan Touchet (1-0, 4.24 ERA). The first pitch is scheduled for 7:30 pm.