Baseball Doubles Up Mount St. Mary's, 8-4
Washington, D.C. (April 3, 2001) -- George Washington scored three times in the sixth and twice in the seventh inning to pull away from Mount St. Mary's for an 8-4 win in college baseball Tuesday afternoon at Golibart Field. GW improved to 18-10 on the season. The Colonials have won 17 out of their last 21 games after starting the season 1-6.
Junior Matt Krimmel (Schnecksville, PA/ Parkland) scored on a passed ball in the first and senior Dan Rouhier (McLean, VA/ St. Alban's) had an RBI single in the third to give the Colonials a 2-0 lead early on.
Mount St. Mary's scored a run in the third to cut the lead to 2-1, but GW answered right back with a run of their own in the fourth on an RBI single by sophomore Tony Dokoupil (Severna Park, MD/ Severna Park).
The Mount hung tough scoring another run in the fourth to make it 3-2, but GW began to pull away with their three-run sixth. Freshman Jeff Fertitta (Baltimore, MD/ Loyola Blakefield) singled home senior Nick Iovacchini (Asheville, NC/ Asheville) to score the first run of the inning. Two batters later Dokoupil was at it again. The sophomore outfielder had a two-run single to stretch the Colonial lead to 6-2.
Freshman Josh Courage (Bethesda, MD/ Washington Waldorf) hit his first collegiate home run in the seventh to make it 8-3 and the Colonials coasted from there.
GW returns to Barcroft Park tomorrow, April 4, as they face future Atlantic 10
foe Richmond at 3:00 p.m. The Spiders will join the conference beginning next