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UMBC BASEBALL SUFFERS 2-1 LOSS TO GEORGETOWN
Mike Fitzpatrick pitched two scoreless innings on Wednesday for UMBC.
Washington, D.C. - The UMBC baseball team (10-14) lost 2-1 to Georgetown (13-17) on Wednesday afternoon at Shirley Povich Field as the Retrievers dropped their second consecutive one-run game. Darren Sizemore (4-2) went 8.1 innings to earn the win while Matt Buchholz (0-1) took the loss for UMBC, pitching three innings in relief.
The Hoyas scored first in the bottom of the second inning off UMBC starter Tom Schlein. Schlein, who went 3.0 innings allowing four hits and one run, gave up a single to Drew Dargen to lead of the second inning followed by a walk to Ryan Craft. With no outs, Brandon Davis singled through the left side, scoring Dargen for the first run of the game.
UMBC responded in the top of the third with two outs as Mike Scheffel singled to second base. Zach Clark singled down the left field line followed by an RBI single from Joe Fowler to center field. Clark and Fowler with hits in the inning improved their season-long hit streaks to 14-games each.
Buchholz replaced Schlein in the fourth inning for UMBC, sitting down the Hoyas in order through the fourth and fifth innings. Buchholz, allowing just two hits in his three innings pitched, gave up a bunt single to Dargen followed by an RBI double to Craft as the Hoyas regained the lead at 2-1 in the top of the sixth inning.
Sizemore for the Hoyas struck out eight Retriever batters and allowed eight hits in the game. With one out and a runner on first in the ninth, the Hoyas went to closer Daniel Kennedy, who retired his only two Retriever batters faced to end the ninth. Dargen had three of the Hoyas seven hits in the game while scoring both runs for
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