Bucs defeat George Mason, 11-5; even record at 5-5February 18, 2005
By CSU Sports Information
|Brad Woods had four hits in CSU win|
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern ripped off a season-high 15 hits and improved to 4-0 at home with an 11-5 win over George Mason in game two of the Buccaneer Baseball Classic, being held at Buccaneer Field this weekend.
Senior third baseman Brad Woods tallied four hits and two RBI and senior outfielders Jordan Haar and Brian Sole belted homeruns to lead the Buccaneers to their third consecutive win. Senior Ian Holmen evened his record at 1-1 with the victory, allowing five runs in 6 1/3 innings, striking out five.
Freshman Payton Tweddale pitched the final 2 2/3 innings to earn his first career save.
Haar finished with three hits and two RBI and Jason Rose had two RBI. Jay Reynolds and Graham Maiden each had two hits as well for the Buccaneers.
George Mason (0-1) aided the Buccaneers effort with four errors, including three in a three-run second inning that gave CSU a 6-0 lead. The Patriots finished with 11 hits on the day, four by designated hitter Casey Slattery, who also had two RBI. Catcher Robby Jacobsen and shortstop Matt York had two hits each as well.
Starter Eric Gibbons took the loss for GMU, allowing eights, seven runs (four earned) in 2 2/3 innings.
George Mason will play Appalachian State on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. Charleston Southern will play Kentucky at 2:30 p.m.
Kentucky defeated Appalachian State, 6-1, in the opening game of the tournament.Related Item: Box Score