Feb. 27, 2014
WASHINGTON - Following Wednesday’s postponement versus UMES, the Georgetown baseball team hits the road for a three game series the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). The series kicks off with a 4 p.m. matchup on Friday and the two teams will also play a 2 p.m. game on Saturday before wrapping up the weekend with a 1 p.m. start on Sunday. This weekend begins a stretch of 12 consecutive games away from home for the Blue & Gray.
The Hoyas are coming off of a three-game sweep of Hartford, playing a total of 33 innings in a 32-hour span, at Barcroft Field in Arlington, Va. The Hoyas won both ends of a doubleheader on Friday, 4-3 in 13 innings and 6-3, before winning the series finale on Saturday, 11-10 in 10 innings.
In both extra innings affair, sophomore catcher Nick Collins (Carthage, N.C./Union Pines) provided the walk off heroics. He started the festivities with a double in the bottom of the 13th in game one on Friday to score Beau Hall before capping off the weekend with a single in bottom of the 11th in game three on Saturday to plate Eric Webber.
Georgetown’s senior first baseman, Steve Anderson (Albany, N.Y./Northfield Mt. Hermon Prep (Mass.)/Guilderland) was named to the BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll for his efforts over the weekend. Anderson batted .500 (7-14) with a .562 on-base percentage and a .786 slugging percentage and six RBI. He started off the weekend with a four-hit effort in a 13-inning win, including a double in extra innings. In game two of Friday’s doubleheader, Anderson had another multi-hit performance, driving in a career-high five runs in the first two innings, including a monster grand slam. He concluded his weekend with a bases-loaded walk to complete a four-run comeback in the bottom of the 10th inning, setting up Georgetown’s 11-inning walk-off win.
Sophomore Matt Smith (Cranberry Twp, Pa./Seneca Valley) struck out a career-high seven Hartford batters in six innings of work, leading the Hoyas to a 6-3 victory in game two of Friday’s doubleheader. He scattered seven hits while giving up just one run, improving his season ERA to a paltry 1.64.
The Spartans enter the weekend with a 2-5 overall record, most recently falling to High Point, 7-4 on Wednesday. Their two wins have been of the walk-off variety over ACC opponents Duke (9-8) and Wake Forest (11-10).
UNCG is led by Zac MacAneney, who is batting a team-high .406 in seven games and has scored 10 runs. Hunter King is hitting .333 and has the Spartans lone home run of the season. As a team, UNCG is hitting .254 and averages 4.9 runs per game.
Ryan Clark, the Spartans’ Friday starter leads has a 1.29 ERA in seven innings pitched. Tyler Frazier has not allowed a run in three appearances out of the bullpen. As a staff, UNCG has a 6.19 ERA, giving up 44 earned runs (58 total runs) in seven games.
Hoyas Rally Past Lipscomb
Scoring four runs in the top of the ninth, the Georgetown University baseball team (11-10)...
Baseball Continues Road Trip with Three Games...
The Georgetown University baseball team continues its six-game road trip when it flies to...
Collins' Two Home Runs Lead Hoyas Past UMES
Nick Collins hit two home runs and the Georgetown baseball team overcame a slow start to defeat...
Hoyas Upset No. 12 Virginia, 1-0
Simon Mathews (West Haven, Conn./Hopkins School) pitched five perfect innings and three Hoya...
Hoyas Play Midweek Games at No. 12 Virginia, UMES
The Georgetown University baseball team will hit the road for a pair of midweek games, traveling ...
Chase Bushor Selected to BIG EAST Weekly Honor ...
Georgetown freshman second baseman Chase Bushor (San Diego, Calif./Santa Fe Christian) has been...
Georgetown Baseball Falls to Brown in 10 Innings
The Georgetown baseball team rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth, but ultimately...
Georgetown Splits Saturday Doubleheader with Brown
The Georgetown baseball team had 14 hits for the second-straight game to defeat Brown 12-0 in...
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
Tuesday, Mar 31 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball at George Mason W, 16-9 George Mason LiveStats Thursday, Apr 2 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball Creighton 3:00 PM Friday, Apr 3 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball Creighton 4:00 PM Saturday, Apr 4 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball Creighton 1:00 PM Tuesday, Apr 7 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball at Coppin State 3:00 PM Friday, Apr 10 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball at Villanova 3:15 PM Saturday, Apr 11 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball at Villanova 1:15 PM Sunday, Apr 12 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball at Villanova 1:15 PM Tuesday, Apr 14 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball George Mason 7:00 PM Saturday, Apr 18 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball Stony Brook 12:00 PM Baseball Stony Brook 3:00 PM Sunday, Apr 19 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball Stony Brook 1:00 PM Tuesday, Apr 21 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball Coppin State 7:00 PM Wednesday, Apr 22 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball UMES (7 innings) 5:00 PM Baseball UMES (7 innings) 7:00 PM Friday, Apr 24 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball at Xavier 3:00 PM Saturday, Apr 25 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball at Xavier 1:00 PM Sunday, Apr 26 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball at Xavier 12:00 PM Wednesday, Apr 29 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball Navy 7:00 PM Friday, May 1 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Baseball St. John's 7:00 PM
- Online Stores & Tickets