Shoremen Open Season With Two Wins At Bison Baseball Classic

Shoremen Open Season With Two Wins At Bison Baseball Classic

Zwier Triples And Hits Home Run Against Saints; D'Ostilio Picks Up Four Hits Against Bison

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington College baseball team kicked off their season with a pair of wins at the Bison Baseball Classic hosted by Gallaudet in Washington, D.C. The Shoremen started the day with a 16-6 win against Marymount (VA.), and finished the day with a 6-2 win against the hosts of the Classic, Gallaudet.

Washington College 16, Marymount (VA) 6

How It Happened
- The Shoremen took advantage of defensive miscues to score six runs in the top of the third inning. CJ Gillmer scored courtesy of a throwing error to give Washington a 1-0 lead. Dylan Nepert would later double to center field, driving in Ryan Zwier and Luke D'Ostilio to extend the lead to 3-0. Chris Baker would reach on a throwing error, with Nepert scoring from second on the play to push the lead to 4-0. Joe Otto would then triple down the right field line, driving in Baker to make it a 5-0 Shoremen lead. Max Hammond capped the six run outburst with a single up the middle, scoring Otto to push the lead to 6-0. Four of the six runs in the inning were unearned.
- Washington put together another big inning in the top of the fifth, putting up five runs. Hammond drew a bases loaded walk with no outs, forcing home Aaron Barclay. Chris Kramedas followed with a single to right field, plating Baker to make it an 8-0 game. After the next two batters were retired, a two out error allowed Kramedas, Gillmer, and Hammond to score, pushing the Shoremen lead to 11-0.
- Marymount got on the board in the bottom of the fifth when Luke Tyree hit a two run home run to right field, bringing home Conner Hall to cut the Washington lead to 11-2. 
- Hammond singled through the right side in the top of the sixth, bringing home Baker to push the lead to 12-2. Gillmer then doubled down the left field line with two outs, scoring Hammond and TC Conrad to extend the Washington lead to 14-2.
- Michael Wade scored on a two out error in the bottom of the sixth, and Bryan Harris followed with a triple to center field, bringing home Will DiGiulian to make it a 14-4 game.
- Zwier led off the top of the seventh inning with a solo home run to left field to make it 15-4.
- The Saints picked up two runs in the bottom of the eighth when Mike Ferrara tripled to right center field, bringing home Jake Mellor and Griffin Kime to cut the lead to 15-6.
- Conrad picked up a sacrifice fly to left field in the top of the ninth, scoring Barclay to set the score at 16-6 and cap the scoring.  

For the Shoremen (1-0)
- Hitting: Zwier (3-for-5, home run, triple, RBI, two runs), Hammond (2-for-3, three RBI's, walk, two runs), Otto (triple, three walks, RBI, run), Nepert (double, two RBI's, run), Gillmer (double, two RBI's, two runs), Baker (hit, three runs), Kramedas (hit, RBI, run), D'Ostilio (hit, walk, run), Barclay (walk, two runs), Conrad (walk, RBI, run).
- Pitching: Mike Smith (win, 1-0, five innings, two hits, two runs, zero earned runs, four walks, three strikeouts), Ethan Osgood (two innings, three hits, two unearned runs, one walk, three strikeouts), Dom Giandonato (one inning, three hits, two runs, zero walks, two strikeouts), Ethan Kile (one inning, zero hits, zero runs, zero walks, zero strikeouts).
- The Shoremen picked up 11 hits in the win, drew eight walks, and left 13 runners on base.
- Washington committed two errors, leading to four unearned runs for the Saints.

For Marymount (VA.) (1-3)
- Hitting: Ferrara (2-for-4, triple, two RBI's), Tyree (home run, two RBI's, run), Harris (triple, RBI), Casey Baker (two walks, stolen base), Alex Lemery (two walks), Hall (hit, run) Wade (walk, run, stolen base), DiGiulian (hit, run, stolen base), Kime (hit, run), Mellor (hit, run).
- Pitching: Ryan Bergenhagen (loss, 0-1, four innings, seven hits, six runs, two earned runs, one walk, six strikeouts), Drew Mead (no outs recorded, three runs, two walks, one hit by pitch), James DiGiulian (two innings, four hits, five runs, four earned, one walk, one strikeout), Kenny Frank (1.1 innings, one hit, one run, one walk, one strikeout), Stephen Gerade (2/3 inning, zero hits, zero runs, one walk, one strikeout), Jarrod Schmitz (2/3 inning, one run, one walk), Brian Carmichael (1/3 inning, one walk).
- The Saints picked up eight hits in the loss, drew five walks, and left seven runners on base.
- Marymount committed seven errors, leading to eight unearned Shoremen runs.

Notes
- Zwier's home run is the eighth of his career.
- The 16 runs scored by the Shoremen is their most in a season opener since a 17-9 win over Bridgewater State on March 8th, 2009.

Washington College 6, Gallaudet 2

How It Happened
- The Shoremen got on the board in the bottom of the second inning when Max Ruvo grounded out to second base, bringing home Tommy Buckman.
- Zwier doubled the lead to 2-0 in the bottom of the third when he tripled to right center field, scoring D'Ostilio.
- Gallaudet got on the board in the top of the fourth when, with two away, Matt Scuderi scored from third on a failed pick off attempt of Shea Silva-Wynne, who was on first, to make it a 2-1 game. 
- With two outs in the bottom of the fourth, D'Ostilio tripled to right center field, bringing in Gillmer and Ben Ruvo. D'Ostilio would also score on the play courtesy of an error to give Washington a 5-1 lead.
- The Bison loaded the bases with one out in the top of the fifth inning, but only got one run when Cameron Upton grounded out to second base, scoring Josh Dugan to cut the lead to 5-2. Scuderi would then strike out to end the inning.
- D'Ostilio picked up his fourth hit of the game in the bottom of the sixth inning, a double to right field which scored Ben Ruvo to push the lead to 6-2.
- The Bison did not have a runner reach base over the last three innings.  

For the Shoremen (2-0)
- Hitting: D'Ostilio (4-for-5, triple, two doubles, three RBI's, two runs), Zwier (triple, RBI), Ben Ruvo (hit, walk, two runs, stolen base), Buckman (triple, run), Gillmer (walk, run), Max Ruvo (RBI), Nepert (walk).
- Pitching: Jonah Frankel (win, 1-0, seven innings, five hits, two runs, one earned run, three walks, eight strikeouts), Ryan Mostoller (two innings, zero hits, zero runs, zero walks, two strikeouts).
- The Shoremen collected eight hits in the win, drew three walks, and left eight runners on base.
- Washington committed one error, leading to one unearned Bison run.

For Gallaudet (2-2)
- Hitting: Billy Sowers (2-for-4), Shea Silva-Wynne (hit, walk, stolen base), Scuderi (hit, run, stolen base), Upton (RBI), Dugan (two walks, run).
- Pitching: Austin Silva-Wynne (loss, 1-1, seven innings, seven hits, six runs, four earned runs, three walks, six strikeouts), Robersy Delgado (one inning, one hit, zero runs, zero walks, one strikeout).
- The Bison collected five hits in the loss, drew three walks, and left five runners on base.
- Gallaudet committed three errors, leading to two unearned Shoremen runs.

Notes
- D'Ostilio's four hit game is the first four hit game of his career.
- Zwier picked up a triple in each game today. He had just one triple for his career entering today.
- The last time the Shoremen had three triples in a game was on March 4th, 2017, in a 10-2 win against Dean.

Up Next for the Shoremen
2/27 @ #22 Salisbury - 3:00 p.m.