GW Baseball Falls at Richmond, 6-0

Senior Brett Bowers

April 14, 2012

Box Score

RICHMOND, Va. - A day after exploding for seven runs in the ninth inning, the George Washington baseball managed just three hits in a 6-0 loss at Richmond on Saturday afternoon at Pitt Field.

GW (13-21, 3-5 A-10) had trouble solving Richmond (17-15, 4-4 A-10) starter Zak Sterling, who earned the win after pitching seven shutout innings with seven strikeouts.

The Spiders took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning on a RBI groundout by third baseman Adam McConnell. Richmond added three runs in the third for a 4-0 lead before adding two more in the fifth.

Sophomore Aaron Weisberg took the loss after allowing six earned runs in six innings of work. Senior Eric Lara and sophomore Colin Milon combined for two scoreless innings out of the bullpen.

The senior trio of Stephen Oswald, Matthew Murakami and Brett Bowers accounted for the only GW hits on the afternoon.

The Colonials and Spiders will play the rubber match on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. Junior Tyler McCarthy will get the start for the Colonials against Richmond's Ryan Cook.



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