Baseball Falls in Opener at Saint Louis

May 17, 2018

Box Score

SAINT LOUIS - The George Washington baseball team got on the board first in Thursday's series opener at Saint Louis, but the Billikens scored seven unanswered runs to take game one, 7-1, on Friday night at the BIlliken Sports Center.

Key Stats

  • Steven Barmakian and Brandon Chapman both led the Colonials with two-hit performances.
  • Junior Dominic D'Alessandro hit his sixth home run of the season to give GW an early 1-0 lead.
  • Sophomore starter Jaret Edwards got off to a good start, limiting Saint Louis to two runs over his first five innings of work. He ran into trouble in the seventh, allowing a pair of runs before being lifted. A third run came in to score after his exit.
  • Saint Louis added two more runs in the eighth to extend the lead to 7-1.

    Scoring
  • Top 2: D'Alessandro lined a 2-1 pitch over the wall in right-center field for his sixth round tripper of the season (GW 1, SLU 0).
  • Bottom 3: The Billikens tied the game on a solo home run (GW 1, SLU 1).
  • Bottom 5: Another solo home run by Saint Louis scored what turned out to be the winning run (SLU 2, GW 1).
  • Bottom 7: Saint Louis plated three runs on a RBI double and a pair of run-scoring singles (SLU 5, GW 1).
  • Bottom 8: The final two runs scored on a RBI triple, followed by a RBI single (SLU 7, GW 1).

    Up Next
  • GW and Saint Louis will play game two on Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET.
     

     

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