Colonials' Baseball Conquers Richmond 10-4, Lands in A-10 Championship Round
GW To Meet Rhode Island Saturday For A-10 Title
May 28, 2005
DAYTON, OH - A six-run fourth inning along with a gutsy performance from starter LHP Dan Sullivan (Stony Point, NY / North Rockland) (7-4) led George Washington University (41-18) to a 10-4 victory over Richmond (22-35) Friday night and a trip to the Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship Round at Fifth Third Field.
After losing to Richmond in the second round of the double elimination tournament on Thursday, the Colonials defeated Dayton 4-2 earlier Friday evening before avenging their loss to the Spiders late Friday night.
The number two-seeded GW will face number one-seeded Rhode Island Saturday at 12:00 pm for the first game of the Championship Round. The Colonials need to defeat the Rams twice in order to win the A-10 Title while URI, undefeated in the tournament to this point, only needs one win for the title.
GW trailed 3-2 after three innings but used two leadoff walks, four singles, three stolen bases a huge two-run Spider error to produced six runs and an 8-3 lead.
The Spiders added a run in their half of the fourth, but an RBI double from second baseman Michael Parker (Newton, MA / Newton South) in the sixth inning and a solo home run from designated hitter Bill Simpson (Old Westbury, NY / South Carolina) (4) in the seventh solidified GW's 10-4 win.
Parker went 3-for-3 with a double and four RBI in the game. Spiders' third baseman Matt McKenna knocked in three runs with two hits.
Sullivan shook-off a rough first inning and fought his way through six innings, striking out seven while giving up four runs.
UR starter RHP John Cronin (2-4) surrendered seven earned runs in three innings and took the loss.
GW seeks its first A-10 Title since 2002.
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