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BASEBALL FALLS TO GEORGE WASHINGTON, 17-8; BOYD SETS NEW SCHOOL MARK FOR CAREER DOUBLES
Shortstop Jared Boyd established a new school record with his 58th career double this afternoon against George Washington.
Baltimore, MD - - - The visiting George Washington Colonials pounded out 14 hits and were issued nine walks by UMBC pitching en-route to an easy 17-8 victory, Wednesday afternoon at Alumni Field.The Colonials (36-17) scored four runs in the first inning of UMBC starter Andy Glass, who fell to 1-3 on the season. Left fielder Anthony Raglani (3 RBI's) provided the big hit in the frame, a three-run double to right field. UMBC (28-20) scored a run in the bottom of the second inning to cut the lead to 5-1, however George Washington scored four more runs in the fourth inning to grab a commanding 9-1 lead. First baseman Matt Krimmel (2-for-5, 3 RBI's) smacked a two-run homer to highlight the inning.Trailing 14-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning, UMBC scored five runs to climb within 14-8. Second baseman Dan Carpenter recorded a two-run double in the inning. However, the Colonials scored three runs in the top of the ninth to add some insurance and take a 17-8 lead.Freshman righty Nick Koken went 5.0 inning to improve to 2-0 on the season for the Colonials. Koken allowed six hits and three earned runs, while walking one and fanning seven batters. Glass allowed nine earned runs in just 4.0 inning for UMBC.Shortstop Jake Wald (3-for-4, HR, 2 RBI') and center fielder Tony Brown (3-for-6, HR) paced the Colonials' attack.UMBC first baseman Greg Deboy (3-for-3) and catcher Scott Kosmicky (3 RBI's) led UMBC's offense.Retrievers' shortstop Jared Boyd hit his 58th career double in the fifth inning to establish a new school record in the category.- - -UMBC - - -