GW Stunned By Richmond in A-10 Tournament, Fall 10-3
Colonials To Meet Dayton Friday Afternoon in Double Elimination Tournament
May 26, 2005
DAYTON, OH - George Washington University (39-18) starter RHP Derrik Lutz (Grantville, PA / Lower Dauphin) (8-1) was roughed up for six earned runs on six hits and five walks in 5.2 innings as the Colonials fell to the University of Richmond, 10-3, in the second day of the Atlantic 10 Tournament Thursday afternoon at Fifth Third Field.
GW will play Dayton, who defeated Duquesne Thursday night, on Friday at 3:30 pm in the double elimination tournament.
The Spiders (21-33) led 1-0 through four innings until posting three runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to jump out to a 7-1 lead after five and a half innings.
First baseman Joe Mahoney put UR on top 2-0 with RBI hits in the first and fifth innings.
Right fielder Andrew Justice made it 4-0 when he followed Mahoney's fifth inning RBI single with a two-run home run.
The Colonials got on the board in the bottom half of the fifth inning when third baseman Geoff Milsom (New York, NY / Notre Dame) singled home catcher Joe Michalski (Ellicott City, MD / Mt. Hebron) to set the score at 4-1.
Milsom went 3-for-5 with an RBI in the game.
The Spiders loaded the bases with one out in the top of the sixth and used a RBI walk from centerfielder Ben Zeskind, a GW fielding error and a fielder's choice to take a six-run advantage.
Zeskind walked three times and scored twice in the contest.
Centerfielder Matt Owens (Fayetteville, GA / Fayette County) brought the Colonials to 7-3 when he followed designated hitter Tom Shanley's (Stanfordville, NY / Pine Plains) two-out double with a home run (6).
UR leftfielder Ryan Metzroth doubled and came around to score in the seventh inning to make the game 8-3. The Spiders added two more in the ninth for the 10-3 victory.
The loss for Lutz is his first this season.
Spiders' starter RHP Stephen Owens (5-2) was solid in his six innings of work, allowing three runs on seven hits for the win.
- GW -
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...
Baseball's Muhl Taken By Pirates in MLB Draft
WASHINGTON - The George Washington baseball team saw its second player drafted on day three of the MLB First-Year Player Draft when recent graduate Eddie...
Baseball's Bartosic Drafted by Rockies in 2017 MLB Draft
WASHINGTON - Recent George Washington graduate and two-time Atlantic 10 All-Conference center fielder Joey Bartosic was selected by the Colorado Rockies in...
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...