Thomas Polus Tosses Seven Shutout Innings in Hoyas 3-0 Win Over Princeton

Christian Venditti hit a two-run home run to lift the Hoyas over the Tigers.

March 15, 2013

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BETHESDA, Md. - BETHESDA, Md. - Senior LHP Thomas Polus (Crown Point, Ind./Andrean) shut down Princeton through seven innings and junior right fielder Christian Venditti (Newtonville, Mass./Saint John's/Phillips Exeter) hit a two-run home run to lead the Georgetown University baseball team (11-6) past Princeton (1-9), 3-0 in game two of a doubleheader at Shirley Povich Field on Friday afternoon.

Polus tossed 7.0 innings of four-hit shutout ball, striking out six, to earn his second win of the season. Venditti went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run, his fourth of the season, while Senior 3B Trevor Matern (Santa Clarita, Calif./Hart) went 1-for-2 with an RBI single to help the Hoyas sweep the doubleheader.

Georgetown scored first in the bottom of the fourth inning, as Justin Leeson drew a lead-off walk and eventually scored on Matern's single to left field to take a 1-0 lead.

The Hoyas would extend the lead in the bottom of the sixth inning. Danny Poplawski drew a lead-off walk, before Venditti homered over the left field fence for his fourth home run of the season, to take a 3-0 lead.

The Hoyas pitching staff would do the rest, as Neal Dennison tossed a scoreless eighth inning and Charles Steinman tossed a scoreless ninth inning to earn his fifth save of the season.

Georgetown closes out its three game series with Princeton on Sunday afternoon at Shirley Povich Field, with the first pitch scheduled for 1 p.m.

 

 

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