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Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information

BASEBALL BEATEN BY GEORGE WASHINGTON SATURDAY

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: March 18, 2017
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ARLINGTON, VA- Monmouth baseball was beaten by George Washington on Saturday afternoon, 12-0 at Barcroft Park. The teams have now split the first two games of the three-game weekend series.

GW scored in five of the first six innings, and used a five-run second inning to jump out to a 6-0 lead. The Colonials used five hits in the inning to score five times, capped off by Chapman’s two-run double.

George Washington added three runs in the sixth, two coming on a double by Selby to extend the lead to 12-0. GW starter Shane Sweeney tossed a complete game, allowing three hits and three walks.

NOTES AND QUOTES

“We fell behind early and couldn't get anything going.  Tomorrow will be a big test to see how we respond.  We still have a chance to win the series.” – head coach Dean Ehehalt


-Freshman Johnny Zega was the only Hawk to record two hits, making his second appearance since opening weekend and first start since February 19.

-Nine freshman saw time for the Hawks.
-Ben Hoffman and Chris Hawryluk each fired scoreless innings in relief.
-Shane Sweeney threw a complete game shutout to earn the win.

NUMBERS CRUNCH
-Monmouth totaled just three hits, a season low.

-MU was outhit 15-3.
-Ricky Dennis took the loss, allowing six runs in 1.2 innings.
-Three Colonials had multiple hit games.

UP NEXT

-Monmouth and George Washington wrap up the weekend series at 12:00 p.m. tomorrow.

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