Eighth Run Seventh Leads Rutgers Past Georgetown, 13-1

May 14, 2006

Box Score

Bethesda, Md. - Rutgers spoiled Georgetown's senior day celebration on Sunday, as they completed a weekend sweep of the Hoyas with a 13-1 victory at Shirley Povich Field. Georgetown falls to 23-30 overall and 9-15 in the BIG EAST, while the Scarlet Knights, who clinched a berth in the conference tournament, improve to 27-22-1 and 13-11 in league play.

Sophomore Matthew Bouchard (East Greenwich, R.I./Bishop Hendricken) accounted for the lone Hoya run, drilling his first career home run in the seventh inning.

Rutgers took advantage of some miscues in the field for the Hoyas to open up a 2-0 lead through three innings. After reaching on an error to begin the game, Jeff Grose came around to score the game's first run on a double steal in the first. In the third inning, Ryan Hill put the second run on the board with a sacrifice fly to center.

The Scarlet Knights added a single runs in the fourth and fifth inning to expand their lead to 4-0. In the fourth, Steve Hook led off with a double and came around to score on a single to right field by Tim Querns. Rutgers proceeded to load the bases with no outs, but would leave them loaded as the Hoyas ended the inning with a fly out double play. Junior Derek deGrijs (Nashville, Tenn./Goodpasture) caught a lazy fly ball to left field and hit cut off man, third baseman Drew Dargen (Edmond, Okla./Edmond North), who nailed Nick Stavrakis at the plate on a good block by catcher Brandon Davis (Poway, Calif./The Bishop's School).

Rutgers broke the game open in the top of the seventh inning with eight runs on three home runs. After two hits to begin the inning, Todd Frazier homered to center and three batters later, Steve Hook hit a two-run shot to knock out Hoya starter Darren Sizemore (Hamilton, Ohio/Ross). Luis Feliz topped off the scoring in the inning with a three-run shot to deep right.

 

 

Jim Jansen picked up the win for the Scarlet Knights, going eight innings, striking out five and scattering three hits.

The Hoyas close out the regular season with a three-game conference set at Pittsburgh, beginning Thursday night at 7 p.m.

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