Baseball Delivers Loss to UMBC, 17-8
GW Offense Pulls Through
May 8, 2002
BALTIMORE, MD - The Colonials issued the University of Maryland, Baltimore County a 17-8 loss Wednesday afternoon at Alumni Field. GW's strong pitching was bolstered by their 14 hits and also benefited from nine walks. The Colonials improve to 36-17, while the Retrievers are now 28-20.
The Colonials scored four runs in the first inning, the first on a sacrifice fly by senior Matt Krimmel (Schnecksville, PA/Parkland). A double to right by freshman Anthony Raglani (Indiana, PA/Indiana) provided the big scoring opportunity in the frame, driving in three runs. GW added another run in the second on senior Tony Brown's (Hockessin, DE/A.I. DuPont) third homer of the season. UMBC scored a run in the bottom of the second inning to cut the lead to 5-1, however the Colonials scored four more runs in the fourth inning to grab a commanding 9-1 lead. Krimmel smacked a two-run homer to highlight the inning. The Retirevers managed to cut the lead by two in the bottom of the fourth on an RBI-double to right center field by Scott Kosmicky and a groundout RBI by Zach Clark. GW would regain their eight-run lead in the top of the fifth on a sacrifice fly by graduate student Nick Iovacchini (Asheville, NC/Asheville) and a bases loaded walk. In the top of the seventh, the Colonials stretched their lead to 11, scoring three runs on a fielder's choice and a two-run double to center field by senior Mike Bassett (Paramus, NJ/Paramus). Trailing 14-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning, UMBC scored five runs to climb within 14-8. Dan Carpenter recorded a two-run double in the inning. However, the Colonials scored three runs in the top of the ninth, including a solo homer by junior Jake Wald (Alexandria, VA/T.C. Williams) to add some insurance and take a 17-8 lead.
Freshman righthander Nick Koken (Basking Ridge, NJ/Immaculata) went 5.0 innings to improve to 2-0 on the season for the Colonials. Koken allowed six hits and three earned runs, while walking one and striking out seven batters.
The Colonials will host their final three-game Atlantic 10 Conference series before the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament this weekend. Xavier will visit to play a doubleheader on Saturday, May 11, and a single game to complete the series on Sunday, May 12. Games will start at noon on both days at Barcroft Park.
Baseball's Osis & XC/Track's DiBiasio to Lead SAAC in 2017-18
Last spring, George Washington baseball senior Mark Osis was elected to serve as the 2017-18 President of GW's Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC). He...
Ritchie Continues Involvement with USA Baseball Throughout Summer
George Washington baseball head coach Gregg Ritchie has been busy in his various roles with USA Baseball throughout the summer.
20th Annual Baseball Golf Outing Set for October 20
WASHINGTON - The 20th Annual George Washington Baseball Golf Outing will be held on Friday, October 20, at the Country Club at Woodmore.
Baseball Summer League Check In
Collegiate leagues are heading down the home stretch and it is time to check in on various George Washington baseball players that are competing around the...
Raise High 'Cast: Gregg Ritchie and Jennifer Rizzotti
Ritchie and Rizzotti discuss their extensive experience working with US National Teams
Draft Day Revelations: A Discussion with Bartosic & Muhl
George Washington baseball alums Joey Bartosic and Eddie Muhl were both selected within hours of each other in the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft earlier...
Extended Agreement With Arlington County Paves Way for Barcroft Park Expansion
The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce that the Arlington County Board has approved the construction ...
Baseball Trio Named to ABCA All-East Region Team
WASHINGTON - Recent George Washington baseball graduate Bobby Campbell, along with rising-junior Will Kobos and rising-sophomore Elliott Raimo were all...