GW Rolls to 6-4 Win at Mason
Freshman Frazier Improves to 7-0 with Strong Performance
May 10, 2005
FAIRFAX, VA - The George Washington University baseball team (33-16) ran its record against the Colonial Athletic Association this season to a perfect 10-0 with a 6-4 victory Tuesday afternoon over George Mason University (30-17) at Spuhler Field.
Freshman RHP Brian Frazier (Allentown, PA / Emmaus) improved to 7-0 with seven strikeouts and three earned runs in seven innings.
Seven Colonials recorded a base hit including first baseman Ryan Roberson (Silver Spring, MD / James H. Blake) who went 2-for-4 with two doubles and increased his Atlantic 10 leading batting average to .417.
GW got on the scoreboard early when centerfielder Matt Owens (Fayetteville, GA / Fayette County) singled with one out in the third inning, went to second on an errant pickoff attempt and scored on a second error on catcher Joe Michalski's (Ellicott City, MD / Mt. Hebron) groundball.
The Patriots responded in the bottom of the frame when centerfielder Matt Cooksey drew a two-out walk, stole second and scored on first baseman Chris Looze's RBI single to right. Looze stole second on the first pitch to left fielder Adam Innerst and scored when Innerst doubled on the very next pitch.
The Colonials quickly retook the lead when Roberson doubled with one out in the fourth and scored on a single by left fielder Josh Goldberg (Albany, NY / Albany Academy). Goldberg went to second on the throw and subsequently scored on a single by shortstop Michael Parker (Newton, MA / Newton South), making it 3-2. Right fielder Mickey Shupin's (Sea Girt, NJ / Wall) single to right brought home Parker to give the Colonials a two-run lead.
GW added to their lead in the fifth when a lead-off double from designated hitter Brad Rosenblat (New Orleans, LA / Tulane / Newman) in the fifth and third baseman Geoff Milsom (New York, NY / Notre Dame / Poly Prep) followed with a double to make it 5-2. After a ground out, Roberson doubled again to deep left-center to make it 6-2, ending the day for Mason starter Josh Morrison (5-3) - who suffered the defeat.
Mason got a run back in the bottom of the sixth when Innerst reached on an error to lead off the inning and designated hitter Casey Slattery walked to put runners on first and second. Catcher Robby Jacobsen's fly out to right moved Innerst to third and he scored on a two-out single to right by shortstop Tyler Youngs.
In the bottom of the eighth, Mason pulled to within two as Innerst led off the inning with a double, went to third on a wild pitch and scored on pinch hitter Matt Barrett's ground out.
Reliever LHP Avi Rasokwsky (Glenmont, NJ / Bethlehem Central) and RHP Joel Brookens (Fayetteville, GA / Gettysburg Area) (S, 5) threw a scoreless eighth and ninth innings, respectively, to solidify the win.
GW's 2005 CAA dominance includes home-and-home wins over Mason, Old Dominion, James Madison, Delaware and Towson.
The Colonials host La Salle University for their final home series this weekend. The first game of the three-game set is scheduled for Friday at 5:00 pm. -GW-
Baseball Bows Out of A-10 Championship
SAINT LOUIS - The third consecutive postseason appearance for the George Washington baseball team's senior class came to an end in an 8-4 loss to Rhode...
Baseball Falls to VCU, 9-4, in A-10 Championship
SAINT LOUIS - Top-seeded VCU broke a 3-3 tie with six runs over the sixth and seventh innings to deal the George Washington baseball team a 9-4 loss on...
Baseball Downs Saint Louis in A-10 Championship Opener, 6-4
SAINT LOUIS - The George Washington baseball team stormed out to a 6-0 lead after the first two innings and turned away a late rally to down host Saint Louis...
Six Baseball Player Earn A-10 All-Conference Honors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The George Washington baseball team had six student-athletes earn Atlantic 10 All-Conference honors, the league announced on Wednesday...
Baseball Wins on Senior Day to Clinch Postseason Berth
ARLINGTON, Va. - Needing a win on the final day of the regular season to ensure a spot in the upcoming Atlantic 10 Championship, the George Washington...
Baseball Opens A-10 Championship on Wednesday vs. Saint Louis
LEADING OFF: The George Washington baseball team will make its third consecutive postseason appearance when it opens the Atlantic 10 Championship as the No. ...
Baseball Clinches No. 4 Seed in A-10 Championship
WASHINGTON - The George Washington baseball team has clinched its third consecutive appearance in the upcoming Atlantic 10 Championship.
Baseball Topped in Game Two vs. Saint Joseph's
ARLINGTON, Va. - The George Washington baseball team fell in the middle game of its three-game series with Saint Joseph's by a score of 9-5 on Friday...