Softball Wins Two Games at UMBC Fall Classic
Colonials rally to top host UMBC, 6-4, in game two
Sept. 20, 2004
BALTIMORE, MD - The George Washington University softball team won both of its games in its fall opener on Sunday, Sept. 19, at the UMBC Fall Classic at the UMBC Softball Diamond. GW topped Anne Arundel Community College, 10-2, in its first game, then rallied to defeat the host Retrievers, 6-4, in game two.
"I'm excited about our showing on Sunday," head coach JoAnne Ferguson said. "The team played very well and we certainly did not play like we had only practiced seven times as a team. We have a young program, loaded with freshmen and sophomores, but we competed like an experienced team."
Freshman pitcher Lindsay Graham (Palm Bay, FL) earned the win for the Colonials against Anne Arundel, while freshman Gabby Culp (Desoto, TX) provided the offense. Culp hit two homeruns, including a grand slam, and had six RBI in the game. Freshman Chrysantni Halklotis (Brookeville, MD) also added a homerun.
Culp was in the circle for GW in game two against UMBC, and after allowing two runs early, settled down to earn the complete-game victory.
"Our pitching was strong, our defense was solid and our offense was outstanding," Ferguson continued. "I have high hopes for the remainder of our fall season and I look forward to an exciting spring campaign."
The tournament was originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, but was postponed until Sunday due to inclement weather.
The Colonials continue their fall campaign on Wednesday, Sept. 22, with a doubleheader at Howard set to begin at 2 p.m. at Banneker Stadium.
Softball Set for 2017 Campaign
WASHINGTON - The George Washington softball squad embarks on its first season under the direction of Head Coach James DeFeo with five games over the weekend ...
Softball Picked to Return to A-10 Championship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The George Washington softball team has been picked to return to the Atlantic 10 Championship, the league announced in the 2017 Preseason...
Softball's Anderson Completes Mission Trip
GW softball junior Alana Anderson spent the final week of her winter break building a home for a single mom in Jamaica while on a mission trip with her...
Hailey Smith Joins Softball as Assistant Coach
WASHINGTON - George Washington softball head coach James DeFeo has added Hailey Smith to his staff as an assistant coach.
Softball Announces Winter Clinics in Time for Holidays
WASHINGTON - The George Washington softball program will host two days of clinics on Jan. 21 and Feb. 4 at the Mount Vernon Campus, head coach James DeFeo...
This is How We Raise High: Softball's #StrongisBeautiful Campaign
GW softball redefines beauty in social media campaign
Softball Announces 2017 Schedule
WASHINGTON - The George Washington softball squad has released its 2017 slate, first-year head coach James DeFeo announced.
GW Softball to Host Two Upcoming Clinics
WASHINGTON - The George Washington softball program will host three days of elite clinics on Nov. 7, Dec. 3, and Dec. 4, head coach James DeFeo announced.