Freshman Curtiss Pomeroy scored three runs in Georgetown's 6-2 win over UMES.
April 30, 2013
WASHINGTON - Georgetown scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and senior reliever Charles Steinman (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Chaminade) closed out the ninth inning as the Hoyas pulled away for a 6-2 win over the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore on Tuesday night at Shirley Povich Field.
It was the fifth-straight non-league win for Georgetown, who improves to 24-18 overall, while the Hawks fall to 8-39 overall.
The Hoyas had taken a 2-0 lead after three innings, but had two runners on base five times and left 11 men on base as the Hawks scored runs in the sixth and eighth innings, respectively, to tie the game. After Steinman came on in relief in the eighth with runners on first and second and gave up a single to load the bases with two out, he retired the final batter to get out of the jam.
Georgetown wasted little time in the bottom of the inning. Senior second baseman Danny Poplawski (Bellevue, Wash./Overlake) was hit by a pitch and senior third baseman Corbin Blakey (Alpharetta, Ga./Centennial) doubled to right, putting runners on second and third. Senior left fielder Paul Bello (Towaca, N.J./Delbarton) drove in the go-ahead run with a single to center, putting runners on the corners. A walk to sophomore shortstop Ryan Busch (Falcon Heights, Minn./Roseville Area) loaded the bases and after one out was recorded, freshman Curtiss Pomeroy (Shrewsbury, Mass./Saint John's) reached on a fielder's choice, scoring Bello and Busch came home on a throwing error, making it 5-2. Freshman catcher Nick Collins (Carthage, N.C./Union Pines) followed with a single to center, scoring Pomeroy and pushing the lead to 6-2.
Steinman gave up a two-out single in the ninth, but struck out the final batter for his fourth win of the season.
Sophomore starter Will Brown (Chesterfield, Va./Matoaca) had one of his best starts, allowing only one baserunner in the first six innings, with UMES reaching on an error in the third inning. The Hawks did not have a hit until there was one out in the sixth inning. Brown, who took a no-decision, went 7.0 innings and gave up one run on three hits with one walk and seven strikeouts.
The Hoyas led 2-0 after five innings, but UMES cut the lead in half with a run in the sixth. Joshua James hit a one-double off Brown, ending his no-hit bid. James moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on a single to left from Stephen Bull. In the eighth, James reached base on an error, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt and then scored on a throwing error. After an intentional walk issued by GU freshman reliever Tim Davis (), Steinman gave up an infield single to load the bases, but retired the final batter to end the threat and set up the win.
The Hoyas jumped out to the early lead with single runs in the first and third innings, respectively. In the first, Pomeroy and Collins hit singles to put runners on first and second and a double to the gap in right-center from junior first baseman Steve Anderson (Albany, N.Y./Guilderland) plated Pomeroy with the game's first run. In the third, Pomeroy hit a double down the left field line and scored when Collins singled up the middle.
Georgetown had 11 hits and was issued six walks and hit by pitches four times, but could not push the lead past 2-0 as the Hoyas hit into two double plays and left 11 men on base.
Georgetown continues its five-game homestand on Wednesday, May 1, hosting Coppin State. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m. at Shirley Povich Field.
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