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Spiders Fall to George Washington in Series Finale
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 04/09/2017
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UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – The University of Richmond Baseball team fell to George Washington, 10-4 in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Pitt Field. 

D.J. Lee and Vinny Capra led the Spiders with three hits each. 

GW struck first with a pair of doubles in the first inning as they went ahead 1-0. The Colonials added to their lead in the third as three runs crossed the plate and gabbed a 4-0 lead.

The Spiders got on the board in the home half of the third with Lee’s two-out double that drove in Brandon Johnson. GW answered with a run of their own in the fourth to extend their lead, 5-1.

In the fifth, the Colonials went up, 7-1 behind a two-run home from Bobby Campbell. 

Lee blasted his first home run of the season in the sixth and sparked a rally because the Spiders had the bases loaded, but GW shut down the opportuntity to maintain their lead. 

It was all Lee again when he smashed an RBI double to the wall in center to bring home , cutting the deficit to four, 7-3. The Colonials added 

GW tacked on two in the top of the eighth to go up 9-3. Richmond continued to battle in the the home half with back-to-back singled from Daniel Brumbaugh and Kurtis Brown. Brumbaugh scored on a Justin Cook groundout making it a 9-4 ball game. The Colonials added one more in the ninth to secure their 10-4 win. 

The Spiders return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Harrisonburg to take on in-state rival James Madison. The game is the make-up game from earlier in the season and first pitch is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.

 


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