W&L BASEBALL FALLS TO MARY WASHINGTON, 10-8

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Mary Washington junior centerfielder Mike Drummond (Newport News, Va./Denbigh) and junior second baseman John Chiles (Gordonsville, Va./Louisa) combined to go 8-for-10 with three runs batted in and five runs scored to lift the Eagles to a 10-8 victory over Washington and Lee in baseball action on Sunday afternoon at Smith Field.

The Eagles (27-10-1) assumed a 1-0 lead in the top of the first as junior designated hitter Max Seaman (Fisherville, Va./Wilson Memorial) recorded an RBI single. Mary Washington threatened to score again as they had runners on first and second with no outs, however, the Generals put an end to the threat by ending the inning with a triple-play.

After the Eagles extended their advantage to 2-0 with a run in the top of the second, W&L scored three runs in the bottom half of the inning to grab its first lead of the contest (3-2). Junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) highlighted the inning with a two-run double. Mary Washington then plated one run in the third and two more in the fourth to reclaim the lead at 5-3.

Things stayed that way until the sixth when the Generals tallied four runs to gain a 7-5 advantage. Senior rightfielder Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) keyed the inning with a three-run home run to leftfield.
However, the Eagles once again clawed back to regain the lead at 8-7 thanks to a three run seventh inning. Drummond and junior leftfielder Aaron Altscher (Ellicott City, Md./Wilde Lake) each produced an RBI double in the seventh.

Mary Washington added a pair of insurance runs in the ninth and the Generals rounded out the scoring on a ninth inning RBI double from Littlehale.

Littlehale finished the afternoon 3-for-6 with three runs batted in, while Gosselink delivered three RBI and scored two times. In addition to Drummond and Chiles, Altscher finished 3-for-5 with a pair of runs batted in.

Senior Reeb Shabman (Blacksburg, Va./Blacksburg) earned the victory as he fired 4 2/3 innings of relief. He allowed four runs on five hits and struck out four. Sophomore Stefan Schoen (Pipersville, Pa./Central Bucks East) pitched the final three innings to pick up his second save of the season. Junior Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) took the loss and slipped to 2-2 on the year.

The loss ends the Generals season with an overall record of 18-15-1.

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W&L BASEBALL FALLS TO SCAD, 8-3

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Savannah College of Art & Design scored four runs in the ninth inning to extend a 4-3 lead into an 8-3 victory over Washington and Lee in baseball action on Saturday afternoon at Smith Field.

The Bees (22-18) scored a pair of runs in the top half of the first inning to claim a 2-0 lead, however, the Generals responded with a pair of runs to tie the score at 2-2 after one inning.

The Bees regained the lead at 3-2 as senior centerfielder Jorge Garcia (Princeton, Fla./Homestead) scored an unearned run in the sixth inning. Once again, the Generals responded quickly to knot the game at 3-3 as freshman pinch hitter Matt Marino (Yorktown Heights, N.Y./Rye Country Day) recorded his first RBI of the season with a sacrifice fly to centerfield in the sixth. The Bees reclaimed a one-run lead (4-3) with a run in the seventh inning, before plating the four runs in the ninth to provide the final scoring margin.

Junior Harold Jones (Miami, Fla./Miami Corel Park) earned the win and improved to 5-3 this season as he fired a complete-game, allowing three runs, one earned, on nine hits. He struck out six and walked just one. Sophomore Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) took the loss and slipped to 4-6 on the season. He pitched 8 1/3 innings, allowing six runs, five earned, on 10 hits. Kagey walked four and struck out six.

Offensively, W&L was paced by junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy), sophomore rightfielder Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) and senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) who each registered two hits. Mulhern added an RBI, while junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) also chipped in an RBI.

SCAD was paced by senior first baseman Ryan Fickle (Cameron Park, Calif./El Dorado) who went 3-for-5, while four other Bees recorded two hits apiece, including Garcia, who also drove in two runs.

The Generals (18-14-1) return to action when they host Mary Washington in the season finale on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL DOWNS SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, 7-6

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) went 3-for-5 and scored four runs to help lift the Generals to a 7-6 victory over Savannah College of Art & Design on Friday afternoon at Smith Field.

After the Bees assumed a 1-0 lead with an unearned run in the top of the first, the Generals responded with a pair of runs to claim a 2-1 lead after the first inning. Junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkely Prep) recorded an RBI groundout, while sophomore catcher Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) laced an RBI single to leftfield.

The Generals (18-13-1) extended their advantage to 3-1 as Mulhern drove in Littlehale with a third inning RBI groundout. W&L plated two more runs in the fifth to push its lead to 5-1 on an RBI double from Gladysz and a sacrifice fly by sophomore leftfielder Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett).

SCAD cut its deficit to 5-3 with a pair of runs in the top half of the sixth, however, the Generals responded with a single tally in the bottom of the sixth on an RBI single from Gladysz to again claim a three-run lead (6-3). The Bees managed to cut the W&L lead to one (6-5) with single runs in the seventh and eighth innings, however, W&L senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) provided the Generals with an insurance run and a 7-5 lead with an RBI double in the eighth. SCAD freshman third baseman Scott Frederick (Savannah, Ga./Lafayette Jefferson) provided a ninth inning RBI single for the final run of the game.

W&L sophomore pitcher Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) earned the victory and moved to 6-3 on the season. The lefty fired 7 1/3 innings, allowing five runs, three earned, walking one and striking out four. Junior Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) pitched the final 1 2/3 innings to pick up his third save of the season. SCAD sophomore Anthony Perez (Miami, Fla./Coral Gables) took the loss as he lasted 2 1/3 innings, surrendering three runs, two earned.

Gladysz finished the game 2-for-4 with three runs batted in and two runs scored, while Mulhern drove in a pair of runs. SCAD (21-18) was led offensively by senior first baseman Ryan Fickle (Cameron Park, Calif./El Dorado) who was 4-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored. Frederick also drove in two runs for the Bees.

The Generals return to action when they host the Bees on Saturday afternoon. The game is slated to begin at 1:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL SPLITS WITH WEST VIRGINIA TECH

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) drew a two-out, bases loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Generals to a 4-3 victory over West Virginia Tech in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader at Smith Field. In the second game, Tech freshman shortstop Cody Yerian (Ashville, Ohio) hit a two-run home run in the third inning and the Golden Bears held on for a 2-1 victory.

In the opener, the Golden Bears assumed a 2-0 after the top of the fourth on a pair of RBI singles. However, the Generals responded with a pair of runs in the bottom half of the fourth to knot the game at 2-2. Kozora drove in a run with a double to centerfield, while senior rightfielder Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) delivered an RBI single to rightfield.

W&L (17-13-1) grabbed its first lead of the game (3-2) in the fifth as junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) hit a towering home run that struck the leftfield foul poll. After the Golden Bears tied the game at 3-3 with a run in the top half of the seventh, the Generals loaded the bases with two-outs to set up Kozora’s walk-off walk.

Junior Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) earned the victory as he relieved sophomore Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) in the seventh inning after Dean allowed the first Golden Bear to reach base.

Sophomore Mike Wert (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) took the loss in the second game, despite pitching five innings of four-hit ball. He struck out two and walked a pair.

Freshman Brad Nichell (Grassy Meadow, W.Va.) earned the victory as he scattered three hits over five innings. He allowed one run, walked one and struck out four. Junior Matt Sosebee (Van, W. Va.) picked up the save as he struck out the side in the seventh.

Hanson finished the doubleheader a combined 3-for-6 with a run scored, while Gladysz drove in W&L’s lone run in the second game. Withrow paced the Golden Bears (11-25) offensively as he was a combined 4-for-7 with and run batted in.

W&L will return to action when it hosts Savannah College of Art & Design on Friday at 3:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL SPLITS DOUBLEHEADER WITH GUILFORD

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore pitcher Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) fired a complete-game, six-hitter to lead the Generals to a 3-0 victory over Guilford in game one of an ODAC baseball doubleheader at Smith Field on Saturday afternoon. The Generals were officially eliminated from the ODAC Tournament hunt as the Quakers won game two, 15-7.

Dean, who improved to 5-3 and lowered his earned run average to 1.52 for the season, struck out five and walked one.

Junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) provided W&L with an early 1-0 lead as he singled home junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) in the first inning. Following a two-out intentional walk to Hanson in the fourth, junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) delivered a two-run double for the final runs of the afternoon.

Senior Anthony Ramakis (Annandale, Va./Annandale) took the loss as pitched six innings of five-hit baseball. He gave up three runs, struck out five and walked three.

In game two, the Quakers (26-11, 12-4) struck for six runs in the second inning and added eight more in the third in cruising to the eight-run victory. Senior rightfielder Zach Whicker (Kernersville, N.C./East Forsythe) finished 2-for-5 in the second game and drove in four runs, including three on a third inning home run. Four other Quakers registered two hits in the victory, while junior first baseman Luke Kempton (Greensboro, N.C./Page) recorded two RBI.

W&L sophomore Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) took the loss as he lasted just 1 2/3 innings, allowing six runs on five hits and two walks. Guilford senior Joe Dooley (Chantilly, Va./Chantilly) earned the victory by pitching five innings, surrendering six runs on six hits.

W&L senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) finished the afternoon 3-for-3 with two walks and a pair of runs batted in, while Gladysz went 3-for-4 with a two walks.

The Generals (16-12-1, 6-9-1) will return to action next Sunday, April 28, when they host West Virginia Tech for a doubleheader at 12:00 pm. The game was originally scheduled for tomorrow afternoon, however, was delayed for one week in order for the Golden Bears to make up their conference doubleheader which was rained out today.

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W&L BASEBALL DOWNS VIRGINIA-WISE, 4-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore pitchers Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) and Mike Wert (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) combined to pitch a one-hit shutout to lead the Generals to a 4-0 victory in a shortened non-conference baseball contest on Wednesday afternoon at Smith Field. The game was called after 6 2/3 innings due to inclement weather in the area.

Kagey pitched a perfect four innings, before being removed for Wert. The duo combined to strike out seven and did not walk a batter. With the victory, Kagey improved to 4-4 on the season, while Wert earned his first save.

The Generals (15-11-1) assumed a 1-0 lead after an inning of play as junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) scored an unearned run on single by sophomore rightfielder Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville). W&L extended its lead to 3-0 after the fourth on RBI singles from junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) and sophomore second baseman Austin Allain (Weston, Mass./Weston). Senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) drove in the Generals’ final run with a seventh-inning RBI single.

UVa-Wise (23-11-1) senior designated hitter Seth Hall recorded the Cavaliers’ lone hit with a fifth-inning infield single. Sophomore Andrew Shortt took the loss as he pitched five innings, allowing three runs on six hits. He struck out one and walked one.

The Generals return to action when they host Guilford for an ODAC doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. Game one is slated to begin at 12:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL DEFEATS ROANOKE, 25-3

SALEM, Va. -- The Washington and Lee baseball team improved to 14-11-1 overall with a 25-3 victory at Roanoke on Tuesday evening.

Sophomore pitcher Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) went 3-for-4 with five runs batted in and three runs scored. In addition, Mulhern picked up the victory as he pitched four innings, allowing three runs on seven hits. He struck out one and walked one.

In addition to Mulhern’s offense, junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) finished 4-for-5 at the plate with five RBI and four runs scored, while junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) was 3-for-5 with four runs scored and three runs batted in. Senior rightfielder Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) was 3-for-3 with three RBI and one run scored.

Junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) finished the game 3-for-6 and scored four runs. With his four runs scored, Hanson now owns the W&L single season (37) and career runs (96) records.

Roanoke (0-11) was led by rightfielder Josh Ringstaff who went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs.

The Generals return to action when they host UVa-Wise on Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL BLANKS ST. MARY'S, 9-0

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. -- Washington and Lee sophomore Mike Wert (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) fired eight innings of four-hit ball to lead the Generals to a 9-0 victory over St. Mary’s (Md.) at The Hawks’ Nest on Sunday afternoon. Wert, who evened his season record at 3-3, struck out four and walked two.

The Generals claimed a 4-0 lead after three innings as sophomore leftfielder Paul Sibley (St. Petersburg, Fla./Shorecrest Prep) and senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) each drove in two runs with singles.

W&L (13-11-1) plated three more runs in the fifth inning as Kozora smacked an RBI single to rightfield and senior catcher Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) drove in a pair with a double to left. The Generals rounded out the scoring in the eighth as junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) produced a two-out single which scored a pair.

The Generals, who finished with 15 hits, were led offensively by Kozora who finished the afternoon 3-for-3 at the plate with three RBI and two runs scored. Junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) went 4-for-5 with two runs scored, while Littlehale was 3-for-5 with two runs batted in and two runs scored.

Sophomore Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) pitched a scoreless ninth inning without allowing a hit.

St. Mary’s (11-20-1) freshman centerfielder Matt Engelau produced two hits, while freshman first baseman Luther Snow and junior designated hitter Justin Saloom each finished with one hit apiece.

The Generals return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Roanoke for a game at 7:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL SWEPT BY LYNCHBURG

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Lynchburg’s Blair Hayden tossed a complete-game, three-hitter to lead the Hornets to a 3-0 victory over Washington and Lee in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Fox Field. In game two, the Hornets struck for four runs in the first inning and held on for a 4-3 victory to complete the sweep.

In the opener, Lynchburg (19-13, 7-7) assumed a 1-0 lead after the first inning on an RBI double from designated hitter Colin Smith. The Hornets tacked two on two more runs in the fifth inning to aid Hayden’s cause. Hayden finished the game with five strikeouts and three walks.

W&L junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy), junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) and sophomore rightfielder Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) each registered one hit in the opener. Sophomore Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) took the loss as he fired six innings, allowing three runs, while striking out four and walking four.

In game two, the Generals (12-11-1, 5-8-1) assumed an early 1-0 lead after the top of the first inning on an RBI double from Gladysz. Lynchburg responded with four runs in the bottom of the first to grab a 4-1 lead. The Hornets rapped four hits in the inning and were also aided by a W&L error and a balk.

W&L cut its deficit to 4-2 in the third as senior catcher Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) laced an RBI double. Senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) added a seventh inning RBI groundout to cut the Generals’ deficit to 4-3, however, W&L could not score the tying run. Lynchburg’s Mike Ranson earned the win in game two, while Nick Beyer earned his third save of the season.

Hanson and Mulhern each recorded two hits in the second game, while Hanson scored all three W&L runs. Sophomore Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) took the loss. He pitched six innings, allowing four runs, three earned, while striking out four and walking four.

The Generals return to action when they play at St. Mary’s (Md.) Sunday afternoon. The game is slated to begin at 12:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL KNOCKS OFF SOUTHERN VIRGINIA, 8-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee baseball team broke a 2-2 tie with six runs between the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to defeat Southern Virginia, 8-2, on Wednesday afternoon at Smith Field.

The Knights assumed an early 1-0 lead after one-half inning of play. W&L junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) tied the game as he led off the Generals first inning with his fourth home run of the season. Junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) added an RBI single to give W&L a 2-1 lead after one inning.

Following a tally by the Knights in the second, W&L broke the 2-2 tie as Hanson delivered a two-run triple in the fourth. The Generals (12-9-1) then came back with three runs in the fifth inning as they were aided by three SVC errors. Senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) recorded an RBI single in the sixth inning to round out the scoring.

Sophomore Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) fired seven innings of five-hit ball to earn the victory and up his record to 4-2 on the season. Dean, who allowed two unearned runs, struck out nine and walked one.

Hanson finished the afternoon 3-for-5 with three runs batted in and two runs scored. He also stole a base and came up a double short of the cycle.

The Knights (8-13) were paced by junior first baseman B.J. Hanley who went 2-for-4, while senior rightfielder Brent Haring drove in the Knights lone run.

The Generals return to action when they travel to Lynchburg for a doubleheader on April 13. Game one is slated to begin at 12:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL DEFEATS ROANOKE, 14-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore Mike Wert (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) pitched a complete game, five-hit shutout to lead the Generals to a 14-0 victory over Roanoke in baseball action on Tuesday afternoon at Smith Field. Wert struck out 10 with no walks.

The Generals, who scored at least one run in all but one inning, were aided by six Maroon errors. W&L recorded 16 hits off three different Roanoke pitchers and had 10 different players drive in at least one run.

Junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) led the Generals offensive attack by going 3-for-4 with three runs scored and one RBI. In addition, Hanson drew a pair of walks and stole three bases. Sophomore leftfielder Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) finished the afternoon 3-for-4 at the plate and drove in two, while sophomore catcher Andrew Riffee (St. Albans, W. Va./Nitro) went 2-for-2 and scored two runs.

Roanoke sophomore John Rutledge (Abingdon, Va./Abingdon) pitched five innings and took the loss. He allowed six runs, three earned, struck out three and walked five.

The Generals return to action when they host non-conference opponent Southern Virginia on Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL SWEPT BY VIRGINIA WESLEYAN

NORFOLK, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan rightfielder John Kreiser hit a two-run home run in the sixth innning to lift the Marlins to a 4-3 victory over Washington and Lee in game two of Saturday afternoon’s doubleheader at Marlins Field. Kreiser’s home run helped the Marlins earn a sweep of the twinbill as they were victorious in the first game, 13-1.

In the opener, Virginia Wesleyan’s Derrick Rawlings pitched a six-hit, complete game to lead the Marlins. Rawlings walked just one batter and struck out five.

The Marlins (16-12, 7-2) pounded four W&L pitchers for 13 runs on 16 hits in game one. Second baseman Danny Rosendale was 3-for-3 at the plate with three RBI. Four other Marlins collected two hits in the opener, while designated hitter John Kasiski and third baseman Brandon Hill drove in two runs apiece.

In the second game, the Marlins scored first as they put two tallies on the board in the third inning. Kasiski delievered an RBI triple and scored when centerfielder Jeff Buter hit a sacrifice fly. The Generals responded to tie the game at 2-2 in the fourth as sophomore second baseman Austin Allain (Weston, Mass./Weston) drove in a pair with a single.

W&L (10-9-1, 5-6-1) assumed its first lead of the afternoon (4-3) as senior catcher Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) served a fifth inning RBI single that scored junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook). That set up Kreiser’s sixth inning heroics.

Junior Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) pitched all six innings in the second contest and took the loss. He allowed eight hits, three earned runs and struck out three.

Gosselink led the Generals at the plate as he finished the two games a combined 4-for-6 with one RBI. Junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) went 3-for-7 in the two games, while senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) delivered W&L’s lone RBI in the opener.

The Generals return to action when they host Roanoke on Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL PLAYS BRIDGEWATER TO 2-2 TIE IN 11 INNINGS

BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- The Washington and Lee baseball team played to an 11-inning, 2-2 deadlock against Bridgewater at Jopson Field on Thursday afternoon. The game was called after 11-innings of play due to darkness.

It marks the first tie for the W&L baseball squad since a 10-10 game against West Virginia Tech during the 1996 season.

W&L (10-7-1, 5-4-1) tallied two scores in the first inning as junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) began the game with a double. He moved to third two batters later when senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) flied out to right and scored on a two-out single from junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep). Gladysz would score two batters later as senior catcher Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) recorded an RBI single.

The Eagles (6-11-1, 3-0-1) cut their deficit in half with an unearned run in the first and tied the game on a fifth-inning RBI groundout by Ryan McQueen.

W&L sophomore Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) pitched nine innings, allowing one earned run on nine hits. He struck out five and walked two batters. Hanson pitched the final two innings, striking out three.

Chris Nall pitched the first seven innings for the Eagles, surrendering two runs on six hits. He walked five and struck out four. Dustin Jones fired the final four innings, allowing one-hit and registering two strikeouts.

Hanson, Gladysz and Gosselink all finished 2-for-5 at the plate for W&L, which stranded eight baserunners. The Eagles, who left 12 on the basepaths, were led at the plate by Shaun Brinkley, who went 3-for-5, while McQueen stole three bases.

The Generals return to action when they travel to Virginia Wesleyan for a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. Game one is slated to begin at 12:00 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL SPLITS DOUBLEHEADER WITH EASTERN MENNONITE

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore second baseman Austin Allain (Weston, Mass./Weston) executed a squeeze bunt that scored sophomore catcher Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) in the bottom of the eighth to lift the Generals to a 3-2 victory over Eastern Mennonite in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Smith Field. The Royals won game one, 2-1.

In the second game, the Generals grabbed a 2-0 lead with a pair of runs in the third inning on an RBI doubles from junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) and junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep).

The Royals were held scoreless by W&L sophomore pitcher Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) until senior catcher Erik Kratz (Telford, Pa./Christopher Dock) laced a two-out, two-run double to left field in the seventh inning to tie the score at 2-2.

Kagey fired seven innings, allowing two runs on eight hits to go along with five strikeouts. Junior Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) pitched one inning of scorless relief to earn his first victory of the season.

In the opener, EMU sophomore Ethan Hilliard (Luray, Va./Mount Carmel Christian Academy) limited the Generals to one run on four hits over six innings to earn the victory. Sophomore Chris Flynn (Stephens City, Va./Sherando) pitched a scoreless seventh to tally his third save of the season.

The Royals (16-6, 2-3), who were aided by two W&L errors in the first game, received a fourth-inning RBI single from sophomore shortstop Matt Lewellen (Grafton, Va./Grafton) which proved to be the game-winner. Hanson belted his third home run of the season in the sixth inning for W&L’s lone run. Sophomore Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) picked up the loss despite going the distance and allowing only one earned run on five hits.

Kratz led the Royals at the plate, going a combined 4-for-7 with two runs batted in. Kagey finished the afternoon 4-for-7, while Gladysz went 3-for-7 with a run batted in.

The Generals (10-7, 5-4) return to action when they travel to Bridgewater for a game at 3:00 pm on Tuesday afternoon.

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W&L BASEBALL FALLS TO BRIDGEWATER, 7-4

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee baseball team slipped to 9-6 overall, 4-3 in the ODAC, with a 7-4 loss to Bridgewater on Thursday afternoon at Smith Field.

After both teams tallied single runs in the first inning, the Eagles added a tally in the third to take a 2-1 lead. However, the Generals responded with two runs in the bottom of the third to claim a 3-2 advantage. Sophomore rightfielder Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) drove in a run with a sacrifice fly, while senior catcher Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) recorded an RBI single.

The Eagles (3-10, 1-0) tacked on four runs over the next three innings to claim a 6-3 lead after six innings. Junior shortstop Ryan McQueen (Purcellville, Va./Loudoun County) and senior second baseman Jamie Lawhorne (Staunton, Va./Fort Defiance) each tallied an RBI during the span.

Lawhorne provided Bridgewater with a 7-3 advantage as he clubbed a ninth-inning home run to left center field. W&L junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) drove in the Generals final run with an RBI groundout in the ninth.

Bridgewater sophomore Dan Proctor (North Richland Hills, Texas/East Pennsboro) pitched seven innings, allowing six hits and three runs to earn his first victory of the season. Proctor, who was aided by three Eagle double plays, surrendered just one earn run. Sophomore Dustin Jones (Waynesboro, Va./Waynesboro) pitched the ninth-inning to earn his first save of the season. Lawhorne finished the afternoon 3-for-4 with two runs batted in and two runs scored, while sophomore first baseman J.R. Estes (Waynesboro, Va./Waynesboro) went 2-for-3 and drove in one run.

W&L (9-6, 4-3) sophomore Mike Wert (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) took the loss and fell to 1-3 as he pitched five innings. He gave up five runs, two earned, and struck out seven. Junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkely Prep) and sophomore designated hitter Paul Sibley (St. Petersburg, Fla./Shorecrest Prep) both finished 2-for-4 at the plate. Mulhern went hitless for the game, however, drove in a pair of runs.

The Generals return to action when they host Eastern Mennonite for a doubleheader beginning at 12:00 pm on Saturday.

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W&L BASEBALL SPLITS WITH RANDOLPH-MACON

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore pitcher Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) fired a complete-game shutout to lead the Generals to a 5-0 victory over Randolph-Macon is game two of an ODAC doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Smith Field. Kagey finished the game allowing three hits, while walking four and striking out seven. The Yellow Jackets prevailed in game one, 5-2.

In game two, the Generals assumed a 3-0 lead in the third inning as junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) drove in a run with a triple and junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill/Willowbrook) drove Hanson home with a single. Littlehale would later come around to score on a wild pitch.

The Generals (9-5, 4-2) tacked on single runs in the fourth and fifth on a fourth-inning sacrifice fly from Hanson and fifth-inning double by sophomore leftfielder Paul Sibley (St. Petersburg, Fla./Shorecrest Prep).

In the opener, Yellow Jacket (5-6, 1-3) junior Doug McCray (Richmond, Va./Mills E. Godwin) hurled a complete game, allowing two runs on seven hits. He struck out five and did not walk a batter.

McCray was aided by four Randolph-Macon tallies in the second inning as senior leftfielder Davy Durham (Palmyra, Va./Fluvanna County) and junior first baseman Keith Harvey (Mechanicsville, Va./Atlee) tallied two-out RBI.

The Generals managed to cut their deficit to 4-2 on an RBI double from Littlehale in the third and an RBI double from Sibley in the fourth. However, that would be as close as W&L would get as the Yellow Jackets tacked on an insurance run in the seventh.

Littlehale led the Generals on the afternoon, going a combined 4-for-8 with two runs batted in.

W&L returns to action when it hosts West Virginia Tech for a 12:00 pm doubleheader tomorrow afternoon.

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W&L BASEBALL SWEEPS HAMPDEN-SYDNEY

FARMVILLE, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore pitchers Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) and Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) combined to pitch 11 innings, allowing two runs on seven hits as the Generals swept two games at Hampden-Sydney on Saturday afternoon.

Dean moved to 3-0 on the season as the Generals (8-4, 3-1) took game one, 6-2. In the second contest, Kagey moved to 2-2 as he pitched six innings as the Generals prevailed, 2-1. Junior Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) earned saves in both games.

In the opener, neither team managed to score until W&L plated three runs in the fifth on RBI from junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkely Prep), senior catcher Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) and sophomore second baseman Austin Allain (Weston, Mass./Weston). After the Tigers responded with single runs in the fifth and sixth innings, W&L broke the game open with three runs in the seventh keyed by a two-run, two-out double from junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook).

In game two, Hampden-Sydney (4-5, 0-3) assumed a 1-0 lead on a sacrifice fly from Casey Eanes in the second inning. The Generals were held scoreless until the fifth when Littlehale and senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) each drove in one run.

For the afternoon, Kozora finished 4-for-7, while Littlehale drove in three runs.

The Generals return to action when they host Mary Washington at 3:00 pm on Tuesday afternoon.

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W&L BASEBALL DEFEATS VILLA JULIE, 13-10

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee baseball team scored eight runs in the first-inning and held on for a 13-10 victory over Villa Julie on Smith Field Thursday afternoon.

Junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) began the inning with a double and advanced to third on a single by junior centerfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook). Hanson and Littlehale would score two batters later as sophomore rightfielder Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) delivered a single. However, Mulhern was out at second as he tried to advance on the throw. Junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) reached on an error and moved to second on a single from senior catcher Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens). Sophomore leftfielder Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) followed with a double that plated two runs to make it 4-0. After junior designated hitter Kyle Droppers (Dallas, Pa./Wyoming Seminary) was hit by a pitch, sophomore second baseman Austin Allain (Weston, Mass./Weston) recorded two runs batted in with a double. Allain would later score the eighth run of the inning as he and Hanson executed a double steal.

The Mustangs (0-1) cut their deficit to 8-2 in the third as senior centerfielder Bret Holmes and junior first baseman Andy Welling drove in one run apiece.

After Villa Julie tacked on two more runs in the fifth to cut the W&L lead to 9-4, the Generals responded with three runs in the sixth to assume a 12-4 advantage. W&L pieced together four consecutive singles from Mulhern, Gladysz, Gosselink and Kagey for its three runs.

However, the Mustangs charged back with two runs of their own to trail 12-6. Welling led off with a home run to left center field, while junior rightfielder Robert Arnold tallied an RBI single. After an eighth-inning sacrifice fly from Gosselink, the Mustangs plated four runs in the ninth to provide the final margin.

For the game, Hanson, Mulhern and Kagey each went 3-for-5, while Kagey drove in four runs. Hanson and Mulhern each scored a pair of runs. Sophomore pitcher Mike Wert (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) moved to 1-2 on the season as he pitched six innings, allowing four runs on nine hits. He struck out three and was aided by three double plays.

Villa Julie was paced by Welling who went 4-for-6 with four runs batted in. Junior Lee Jamison took the loss in the opening game of the season for the Mustangs. He allowed nine runs, however only two were earned as the Mustangs recorded four errors.

The Generals (6-4) return to action on Saturday when they travel to Hampden-Sydney for an ODAC doubleheader beginning at 12:00 pm.

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SENIOR THIRD BASEMAN MATT KOZORA BEAKS SCHOOL RECORD FOR CAREER HITS IN 16-2 WIN OVER KINGS POINT

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) went 3-for-5 with two runs batted in and broke the school record for hits in a career with 143 as the Generals defeated the United States Merchant Marine Academy, 16-2, on Monday afternoon at Smith Field.

The Generals (5-4) assumed a 1-0 lead after one inning as junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) doubled to open the inning, moved to third on a single from junior center fielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) and scored as Kozora grounded into a double play.

The Mariners (0-1) responded to grab a 2-1 lead as freshman catcher Roberto Herrera and senior left fielder Adam LaReau drove in runs in the top of the second.

However, W&L managed to tie the game at 2-2 on an RBI single from sophomore right fielder Paul Sibley (St. Petersburg, Fla./Shorecrest Prep) in the second. The Generals broke the tie with three runs in the third as Littlehale began the inning with a single and scampered to third on a single from Kozora. Junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) drove in Littlehale and Kozora with a one-out double and scored on a single from senior right fielder Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens).

The Generals extended their lead to 7-2 on RBI singles from Gladysz and Sibley in the fifth and broke the game open with nine runs in the sixth, highlighted by Kozora’s two hits which gave him the record. In addition, Littlehale hit two-run home run to left field, while Gladysz drove in a pair of runs with a double to left field.

Gladysz finished the afternoon 4-for-4 at the plate with five runs batted in and four runs scored. Littlehale was 3-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBI, while Sibley went 3-for-4 with three runs batted in.

Sophomore pitcher Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) moved to 2-0 on the season as he hurled a complete game. He allowed two runs on five hits, walked one and struck out four.

The Generals return to action when they host Villa Julie for a 3:00 pm game on Thursday.

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W&L BASEBALL SPLITS WITH EMORY & HENRY

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior catcher Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/Wyoming Seminary) hit a one-out triple to drive in junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep) from first base to lead the Generals to a 6-5 victory over Emory and Henry in the first game of Sunday afternoon’s doubleheader at Smith Field. In game two, E&H freshman third baseman Rob Spencer (Rockwell, Texas/Tennessee) hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to help the Wasps earn a split with a 4-3 victory in game two.

In the opener, the Wasps grabbed a 2-0 lead in the top of the first as Spencer and senior center fielder Nathan Tuck (Big Stone Gap, Va./Powell Valley) each drove in a run. However, the Generals tied the game at 2-2 as sophomore right fielder Brian Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) and Gladysz drove in runs.

The Wasps (2-3, 1-1) broke the 2-2 tie with two more runs in the second on a two-run double from Spencer. E&H extended its advantage to 5-2 on an RBI double from junior left fielder Jay Rosser (Altavista, Va./Altavista) in the fourth. The Generals managed to cut their deficit to 5-4 as junior center fielder Bobbly Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) drove in a run with a single in the fourth inning and Mulhern hit a home run to left field in the fifth.

Still trailing 5-4 entering the seventh, the Generals (4-4, 1-1) tied the score as senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) hit his first career home run to lead off the inning. After Mulhern struck out, Gladysz drew a walk to set up Gosselink’s heroics.

Sophomore Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) notched the victory as he pitched 5 1/3 innings of relief. The southpaw allowed one run on three hits and struck out six.

In game two, the Wasps again scored two runs in the top of the first to assume a 2-0 lead. However, the Generals used RBI’s from Mulhern, Gladysz and Gosselink to gain a 3-2 lead after one inning of play.

Neither team managed to score until Spencer drilled his two-run home run to left center. Sophomore Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) took the loss in the second game. He pitched six innings surrendering four runs, two earned, and striking out eight.

The Generals return to action when they host the Merchant Marine Academy for a 3:00 pm game tomorrow afternoon.

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W&L BASEBALL KNOCKS OFF MUHLENBERG, 13-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior designated hitter Todd Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens) went 4-for-5 with five runs batted in to help lead the Generals to a 13-2 victory over Muhlenberg in baseball action at Smith Field on Sunday afternoon.

The Generals, who took two of three games from the Mules on the weekend, assumed a 1-0 lead after one inning as junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) opened the bottom half of the inning with a walk. After stealing second and third, Hanson scored on a sacrifice fly to center field by senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg).

The Mules threatened to score in the top half of the second inning as they loaded the bases with no outs. However, W&L sophomore pitcher Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) worked out of the jam by recording two straight strikeouts and inducing a fly ball to center field to end the inning.

W&L plated two more runs in the fourth as Kozora scored on a single by sophomore right fielder Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville). Junior first baseman Brian Gladysz (Palm Harbor, Fla./Berkeley Prep), who laced a single to left field, would later come around to score on a wild pitch.

The Generals broke the game open in the sixth inning as they scored six runs. Gosselink delivered a two-run triple, while Kozora produced a two-run single. Hanson and sophomore catcher Andrew Riffee (St. Albans, W.Va./Nitro) each drove in one run with singles.

Dean earned his first victory of the season as he pitched six innings. The lefty allowed six hits and one walk while striking out five. Hanson worked the final two innings and struck out four batters.

For the game, Kozora went 2-for-3 with three RBI. In the three game weekend set, Kozora was a combined 7-for-11 with seven runs batted in. Hanson finished with three hits in four plate appearances and also scored two runs and drove in a pair.

The Generals will return to action when they travel to Shenandoah for a game at 4:00 pm on Wednesday.

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KAGEY'S NO HITTER HELPS W&L BASEBALL EARN SPLIT WITH MUHLENBERG

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee sophomore pitcher Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) hurled a no hitter in the second game of a doubleheader to help the Generals earn a split with Muhlenberg on Saturday afternoon at Smith Field. Kagey’s no hitter in an 8-0 W&L victory came after the Mules handed the Generals a 7-5 setback in the opener.

Kagey’s no hitter was the seventh at W&L since the 1907 season and the first to do so since Bob Weston in the 1999 season opener. Kagey ended the seven-inning contest with six strikeouts and just one walk.

In the second game, the Generals scored six runs in the first two innings to aid Kagey’s cause. W&L plated a pair of unearned runs in the first inning on a throwing error by Mules shortstop Mike Morris (Long Valley, N.J./West Morris Central).

The Generals erupted for four runs in the second inning as senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) produced a one-out RBI single that scored sophomore second baseman Austin Allain (Weston, Mass./Weston) from second base. Sophomore catcher Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) followed Kozora with a double that scored two runs. Kozora would score an unearned run later in the second inning courtesy of another Mule error.

Junior leftfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) drove in two runs in the second game with an RBI double in the third inning and and RBI single in the fifth.

In the opener, Muhlenberg senior pitcher Josh Carter (Mount Vernon, N.Y./Rye Country Day) limited the Generals to five hits and recorded five strikeouts to lead the Mules. Junior third baseman Steve Rohn (Nazareth, Pa./Nazareth) went 3-for-3 with one RBI, while junior leftfielder Justin Graf (Nazareth, Pa./Nazareth) tallied three RBI as he connected for a three-run triple in a four-run Mule fifth inning.

Kozora finished the afternoon 5-for-8 with four runs batted in. Littlehale went 3-for-4 in the two games with four walks, five runs scored and three RBI.

The Generals will be in action again on Sunday afternoon when they entertain Muhlenberg for a 12:00 pm game.

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W&L BASEBALL KNOCKS OFF OGLETHORPE 11-1

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Washington and Lee junior leftfielder Bobby Littlehale (Villa Park, Ill./Willowbrook) and sophomore rightfielder Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) drove in four runs apiece to help lead the Generals baseball squad to an 11-1 victory over Oglethorpe at Hermance Stadium on Thursday afternoon.

W&L (1-2) assumed a 2-0 lead in the third as senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) drove in a pair of runs with a one-out single to center field.

The Geneals plated four more runs in the fifth inning to take a 6-0 lead. Littlehale drove in two runs with a one-out single. Kozora and Mulhern followed Littlehalewith back-to-back RBI doubles.

After the Stormy Petrals (3-1) scored an unearned run in the bottom of the eighth, the Generals responded with five runs in the ninth to claim their first victory of the season. Littlehale again drove in two runs with a double, while Mulhern nailed a three-run home run to right field.

Littlehale finished the day 3-for-4 with three runs scored, while Mulhern went 3-for-5 with two runs scored. Kozora was 2-for-4 and also drove in three runs. Junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) finished 3-for-5 at the plate and also scored two runs.

Sophomore pitcher Peter Dean (Vienna, Va./James Madison) pitched four innings, allowing three hits and striking out eight. Mulhern picked up his first victory of the season by pitching two innings, surrendering two hits and recording two strikeouts.

The Generals will return to action when they host Muhlenberg for a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The first game is slated to begin at 12:00 noon.

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W&L BASBEBALL DROPS 8-2 CONTEST AT EMORY

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Washington and Lee baseball team fell to 0-2 on the season with an 8-2 loss at Emory (Ga.) University on Tuesday afternoon.

The Eagles (2-1) started the scoring in the third inning on a two-run double by freshman outfielder Bryan Langbord after W&L sophomore pitcher Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) walked the first two batters of the inning.

Emory pushed its lead to 5-0 in the fifth inning on an RBI single by senior outfielder Tim Hobbs and an RBI double by junior first baseman Tommy Lee, who later scored on an error by W&L second baseman Austin Allain (Weston, Mass./Weston).

The Generals responded in the eighth inning as sophomore catcher Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) singled home junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) and sophomore outfielder Paul Sibley (St. Petersburg, Fla./Shorecrest Prep).

Emory added three insurance runs in the bottom half of the eighth on a two-run single by freshman outfielder Aaron Rosdale.

The Generals comitted three errors and were limited to just four hits in the contest.

Senior pitcher Ethan Soloman picked up his first win of the season for Emory, allowing just one hit in six innings of work. Kagey (0-1) picked up the loss for the Generals, allowing seven hits and four earned runs in six innings of work.

Washington and Lee will be in action again on Thursday as it takes on Oglethorpe University for the second time in four days. Game time is set for 3:30 pm.

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W&L BASEBALL DROPS SEASON OPENER AT OGLETHORPE, 12-6

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Washington and Lee baseball team dropped its season opener to Oglethorpe, 12-6, on Monday afternoon at Hermance Stadium. The Generals out-hit the Stormy Petrals, 14-12, however, stranded 11 runners on base.

After plating one run in the first inning, the Stormy Petrals scored three in the second as Charles Coke belted a solo home run to left center and Andy Crosby hit a two-run homer to left field to give Oglethorpe a 4-0 advantage after two innings.

The Generals (0-1) cut their deficit to 4-2 with runs in the third and fourth innings. Junior shortstop Michael Hanson (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) hit a solo home run in the third.

Oglethorpe (3-0) broke the game open with seven runs on four hits and two W&L errors in the fifth inning.

W&L scored four runs in the ninth to provide the final margin. Hanson led off the inning with his second home run of the game. Senior third baseman Matt Kozora (Ellicott City, Md./Glenelg) drew a one out walk and advanced to second on a single by sophomore right fielder Bryan Mulhern (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville). Freshman third baseman Adam Bullock (Alexandria, Va./Gonzaga) then reached on an error which scored Kozora and moved Mulhern to third base. Sophomore catcher Andrew Riffee drove in Kozora with a single to left field and junior designated hitter Kyle Droppers (Dallas, Pa./Wyoming Seminary) drove in the final run of the inning with a fielder’s choice.

The Generals were led offensively by Hanson, who went 2-for-4 with two RBI. Mulhern was 3-for-4 at the plate and scored one run, while Kozora went 2-for-4.

Oglethorpe’s Andy Crosby pitched seven innings to earn the victory, while W&L sophomore Mike Wert (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) took the loss as he gave up nine hits and nine runs in 4.1 innings.

The Generals return to action when they travel to Emory (Ga.) for a 2:00 pm game on Tuesday.

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