Baseball Tops UMBC, 5-3


March 6, 2018

Box Score


ARLINGTON, Va. - The George Washington baseball team won for the fifth time in its last six games with a 5-3 triumph over UMBC on Tuesday afternoon at Tucker Field at Barcroft Park.

GW got solid pitching performances from sophomore Jaret Edwards, junior Pat Knight and junior Will Kobos to pave the way to victory. The Colonials also got big offensive production from reigning A-10 Player of the Week Matt Cosentino and sophomore shortstop Nate Fassnacht.

Key Stats

  • Edwards got the start for GW and struck out five over 4.2 innings of work. He allowed a pair runs on four hits with two walks in the no decision.
  • Knight earned his first victory at the Division I level with 3.1 innings of dominant relief. He allowed only one base runner in the outing while striking out three without issuing a walk.
  • Kobos picked up his second save of the season with a spotless ninth.
  • Cosentino (2 H, 1 2B, 1 RBI) and Fassnacht (2 H, 3 R, 1 BB) both picked up multiple-hit outings for the Colonials.

    Scoring:
  • Top 1: UMBC got on the board with a two-out RBI single. (UMBC 1, GW 0)
  • Bottom 2: Fassnacht hit a one-out single and then scored on a RBI double to deep left-center field by Cosentino. (GW 1, UMBC 1)
  • Bottom 4: Fassnacht drew a two-out walk. Cosentino followed with a bloop single to left field but the left fielder misplayed the ball, allowing Fassnacht to come around to score. (GW 2, UMBC 1)
  • Top 5: The Retrievers started the inning with a single and double to put runners on second and third ahead of a squeeze bunt RBI. (GW 2, UMBC 2)
  • Bottom 7: Fassnacht led off with a bunt single, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt and to third on a groundout. He then scored on a dropped third strike wild pitch to put GW on top. (GW 3, UMBC 2
  • Bottom 8: Steven Barmakian hit a one-out bunt single and scored on a RBI double to left field by Robbie Metz. (GW 4, UMBC 2)
  • Bottom 8: Metz moved to third on a wild pitch and then scored on a sacrifice fly by Mark Osis. (GW 5, UMBC 2)

    Up Next
  • GW wraps its homestand against Delaware State on Wednesday (2:30 p.m.) before heading to Texas for spring break to face Baylor and Minnesota.

    Watch This
  • Cosentino's RBI double and Fassnacht's heads-up base running.


     

     

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