Baseball Falls to Delaware, 6-1
March 19, 2002
NEWARK, DE - George Washington could not handle the Blue Hens Tuesday afternoon at Bob Hannah Stadium. After allowing a high scoring inning for the University of Delaware in the bottom of the second, the Colonials slowed the Blue Hens down, but could not manage a comeback at bat. With the 6-1 loss, GW is now 10-9 for the season, while the UD has improved to 8-9.
Senior starting pitcher Chris Worth played for 3.1 innings, striking out one, while allowing five runs on five hits in his first two innings. He was followed by Glen Skutnick, who pitched for 3.2 innings, in which he allowed one run on three hits while facing 15 batters. The final GW pitcher was Dan Sullivan. Sullivan pitched for one scoreless, hit-less inning. For the Blue Hens, redshirt freshman Scott Rambo pitched eight innings in his first career start.
The Colonials struggled at bat, only scoring one after over five innings of being dry. At the bottom of the sixth, with Anthony Raglani on second after being walked and then advancing to second on Joe Michalski's high chopper that sailed over first baseman Steve Harden, Tony Brown was walked. With bases loaded, Rambo walked Jake Wald, allowing Raglani to score.
The Blue Hens had two home runs in the second. The first was hit by Doug Eitelman, who notched his second home run of the year, while Harden who also hit his second home run of the season, a two run shot in the second inning.
Delaware and George Washington are slated to meet again Tuesday April 2
in Washington D.C. Although that game is contingent to the outcome of
the first game of the Liberty Bell Classic between Delaware-Villanova
beginning at 3:00 p.m.at Ashburn Field Thursday, March 21 . The winner
of that game will advance to the next game played at Veterans Stadium at
3:00 p.m.on Tuesday, April 2.
The Colonials next take on Towson for the second time this season on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at Barcroft Park in Arlington, VA.
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