Delaware State Hands GW Baseball 12-7 Defeat
Colonials' Pitching Yields 19 Hits in the Loss
March 16, 2005
ARLINGTON, VA - Delaware State University (5-12, 1-1 MEAC) used 19 hits to push across 12 runs and defeat George Washington University (7-7) 12-7 Wednesday afternoon at Barcroft Park.
The Colonials trailed 5-1 before the Hornets threw-up a four spot in the seventh inning to take a 9-1 lead.
DSU first baseman Brandon Gravely went 3-for-4 with two home runs, three runs scored and five RBIs in the game. Second baseman Kevin Hill added three RBIs with a home run for the Hornets, going 3-for-5 overall.
Five different GW players collect two hits including catcher Joe Michalski (Ellicott City, MD / Mt. Hebron) who drove in three runs with his first home run (1) of the season.
Colonials' designated hitter Bill Simpson (Old Westbury, NY / South Carolina) also connected for a home run (3) in the contest.
DSU starter RHP William Keyes (2-0) allowed just one run over five innings to earn the win.
LHP Dan Sullivan (Stony Point, NY / North Rockland) (1-3) lasted six innings and gave up five runs as he took the loss for the Colonials.
GW travels to Newark, DE Thursday to face the University of Delaware in a make up game that was postponed March 10. The first pitch is scheduled for 2:30 pm.
The Colonials will begin a three game home series with Cleveland State University starting Friday afternoon. Friday and Saturday's first pitch is scheduled for 2:30 pm while Sunday's is set for 1:00 pm.