#3 Virginia 5 George Washington 2
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The top-ranked Virginia baseball team opened its 2010 home schedule with a 5-2 victory over George Washington Wednesday afternoon at Davenport Field. UVa, in its first game ever as the nation’s No. 1-ranked team, built a 5-0 lead through four innings, then cruised to the victory from there.
Will Roberts (So., Richmond, Va.) made a strong opening start for the Cavaliers (3-1), going 5.2 innings and allowing two earned runs, five hits and two walks while striking out one as he earned his first victory of 2010. He shut out the Colonials for five innings before giving up a pair of runs in the sixth. Kevin Arico (Jr., Flemington, N.J.) pitched the final 1.1 innings to nab his second save. It also was his 13th career save, as he moved into a fourth-place tie on the all-time UVa saves ledger with Todd Ruyak (1989-92).
#5 Georgia Tech 8 Georgia Southern 5
STATESBORO, Ga. – Led by sophomore Jacob Esch’s three-RBI day, the No. 3 Georgia Tech baseball team scored five runs in the final two innings for an 8-5 win over Georgia Southern Wednesday afternoon at J.J. Clements Stadium in Statesboro, Ga.
Esch, who was 3-for-5 on the day, plated two of his three RBI’s in a three run top of the ninth for the Yellow Jackets, who move to 5-0 on the season. Georgia Southern falls to 1-4.
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