GW Baseball Falls at Georgetown, 9-1
Colonials Resume A-10 Play With Visit to Charlotte This Weekend
April 9, 2013
BETHESDA, Md. - The George Washington baseball team concluded its home-and-home series with District rival Georgetown on Tuesday, but the Colonials fell to the Hoyas by a score of 9-1 at Shirley Povich Field.
Georgetown (19-11) scored all of its runs in two innings, pushing four runs across in the bottom of the second and scoring five in the bottom of the eighth.
In the second, the Hoyas used a two-run home run from Nick Collins to take a 2-0 lead and added two more runs after a pair of GW errors, extending the lead to 4-0.
Senior Brian Derner took the loss after allowing four runs (two earned) on eight hits in 5.2 innings of work. He walked two and registered three strikeouts.
The Hoyas extended the lead to 9-0 after scoring five runs on four hits in the eighth inning.
Freshman Andy Young provided the Colonials' lone run in the ninth inning, when he reached on a fielder's choice, scoring a runner from third base.
GW (11-21) resumes Atlantic 10 play this weekend with a three-game series at Charlotte, beginning Friday at 3:00 p.m. at Frank Liske Park, sight of the 2013 A-10 Championship tournament.