Baseball Takes Second Straight Over Towson
March 25, 2006
The George Mason baseball team pounded out 11 runs on 19 hits and the Patriots had nine extra-base hits as Mason downed the Towson Tigers, 11-6 in Colonial Athletic Association action at Spuhler Field.
The Patriots got six and two-thirds innings out of starter Brent Hitz as he improved to 3-2 on the season. He allowed six hits and four runs while striking out three and walking three. J.J. Pannell got the save, allowing no earned runs in two and one-third innings. It was his first save of the season.
Mike Santmyer took the loss for Towson. He gave up five runs on 10 hits in five and one-third innings. Jason Volker and David Parks each gave up runs in relief as Mason scored nine runs in the final five innings to put away the Tigers.
Matt York was 4 for 5 for the Patriots with a double and a home run and Robby Jacobsen was 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBI. Brent Weiss had a pair of doubles and two RBI and Chris Romanow and Spencer Wiggins each had a pair of RBI.
Hans Falkenhan was the only Towson player with multiple hits. He was 2 for 3 with a run. A.J. Tinnerella was 1 for 4 with two RBI.
The Patriots and Tigers will complete their three-game series on Sunday with a 1 p.m. start at Spuhler Field. The Patriots will be looking for their first series-sweep of the season.