UMW Baseball Tops York, 16-2, in Series Finale
The University of Mary Washington baseball team rapped out a season-high 23 hits, as senior first baseman Seth Jordan went 5-6 with a home run, to lead the Eagles to a 16-2 rout of York College in the teams' series finale on Sunday in York. The Eagles improve to 18-13 on the season, and stay one game out of first in the league standings at 8-4.
The Eagles jumped ahead from the start, as sophomore catcher Jono Haught hit his second home run in as many days to put the Eagles ahead, 2-0, in the first. UMW added five in the third, as Brenda Jones led off with a single and scored on a Haught fielder's choice. Freshman Cam Kostyack and sophomore T.J. Cretney followed with RBI doubles, and Alex Bryant plated two runs with a single.
In the fifth, Cretney scored on a Conner Lilley sacrifice fly. In the sixth, Jordan singled and scored on a Kostyack hit, and Bryant followed with an RBI single to plate Kostyack. In the eighth, Kostyack singled and scored on a James Sink double.
In the ninth, Jordan hit a two-run homer, and Bryant again followed with an RBI single. Shortstop Kevin Stein plated two runs with a single to cap the scoring.
Jordan led the UMW offense with four singles and a homer, with three runs scored. Bryant was 4-5 with four RBI, and Kostyack was 3-6 with four runs scored. Sink and Stein each had three hits as well.
The Eagles will be back in action on Wednesday when they host Randolph-Macon College at 3:30 p.m. at Dickinson Stadium.