Baseball Comes Back to Top Georgetown, 6-3

Matt Cosentino had a grand slam and five RBIs
Matt Cosentino had a grand slam and five RBIs
Feb. 27, 2018

Box Score

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The GW baseball team opened its 2018 home slate in style with a 6-3 win over crosstown rival Georgetown on Tuesday afternoon.

Key Stats

  • First baseman Matt Cosentino went 2-for-5 with five RBIs, putting GW on top with a colossal grand slam to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning. Defensively, he had three assists and nine putouts.
  • The Colonials took advantage of their chances, scratching out six runs on six hits and stranding just three. Meanwhile, four GW pitchers combined to leave 12 Hoyas on the base paths.
  • After trailing 3-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth, the Colonials scored six unanswered to secure the win.
  • GW snapped a four-game skid against Georgetown and improved to 92-43-1 all-time in the series.
  • Tyler Swiggart (1-0) picked up the win with two scoreless innings of relief.
  • Will Kobos earned his first save of the season by working a scoreless eighth and ninth.


  • Top 1: A leadoff double by Austin Shirley and a RBI single from Ryan Davis opened the scoring. The Colonials escaped further trouble with a 5-4-3 double play (Georgetown 1, GW 0).
  • Top 4: After GW committed a pair of errors and a walk loaded the bases, the Hoyas scratched across a run on a fielder's choice RBI (Georgetown 2, GW 0).
  • Top 5: Eddie McCabe doubled to right field to score what would be the Hoyas' final run (Georgetown 3, GW 0).
  • Bottom 5: Nate Fassnacht drew a leadoff walk and eventually came around to score on Cosentino's RBI single to left field (Georgetown 3, GW 1).
  • Bottom 7: With the bases loaded and no outs, Cosentino crushed a 2-0 offering out to left field to put the Colonials on top (GW 5, Georgetown 3).
  • Bottom 8: The Colonials added an insurance run as Robbie Metz led off with a double and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Fassnacht (GW 6, Georgetown 3).

    Up Next

  • GW is back at it on Wednesday when it plays host to the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks at Tucker Field at Barcroft Park. First pitch is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.


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