Colonials lose home opener

The GW baseball team was slated to play six games in the past week, but it ended up playing just three.

Two games versus Charleston Southern University over the weekend were canceled, as was a home game versus the Naval Academy Tuesday.

The Colonials (2-7) lost two of the three games they did play.

Maryland 4, GW 3GW fell 4-3 to the University of Maryland (4-6) Wednesday at Barcroft Park in its first home game of the season.

The Colonials jumped out to a 2-0 lead but gave up three runs in the next two innings and never regained the lead.

Cassedy Smith and Chris Matarese each had a pair of hits for GW.

College of Charleston 6, GW 5Leading 5-3, the Colonials gave up three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning in a loss to the College of Charleston Sunday at Remley’s Point Field.

Joe Beichert and Adam Belicic both hit two-run home runs in the top of the seventh to bring the Colonials back from a 3-1 deficit before the Cougars answered in the top of the inning.

GW 4, Charleston Southern 2Adam Belicic pitched seven innings and gave up just one earned run to lead the Colonials to a win over Charleston Southern at Buccaneer Field Saturday. It was GW’s second victory of the season.

GW managed to collect just three hits in the game but benefited from four Buccaneer errors in scoring four runs.-Dustin Gouker

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