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Delaware State Hands GW Baseball 12-7 Defeat

Catcher Joe Michalski connected for his first home run of the season Wednesday.
 
Catcher Joe Michalski connected for his first home run of the season Wednesday.
 

March 16, 2005

Box Score

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.

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