GW Baseball Falls at Richmond, 6-0
Colonials and Spiders to Meet in Rubber Match on Sunday
April 14, 2012
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.
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.