1998 Washington and Lee Baseball Recaps

W&L 18, Guilford 6
Guilford 6, W&L 3
April 25, 1998 -- Greensboro, N.C.

Washington and Lee kept its ODAC Tournament hopes alive by splitting a 
doubleheader at Guilford College on Saturday. W&L won the opener 18-6 as 
Christian Batcheller hit two home runs and set a school record with seven 
RBI, but the Quakers hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the fifth to 
take game two 6-3.

In the opener W&L scored a season-high 18 runs, rapping out 14 hits off 
Guilford ace K.C. Chambers, including four homers. Batcheller hit his 
eighth and ninth homers of the season to tie his own school single season 
homer mark, including a grand slam in the fifth. Schuyler Marshall and 
David Hanson also hit homers. Freshman Josh Glober went the distance to 
pick up his fifth victory.

In the second game, W&L scored three runs in the top of the fourth inning 
to take a 3-1 lead. Russell Wrenn had a RBI single in the inning and Mike 
Elder had a two-run triple. However, the Quakers got one back in the 
bottom half of the inning and then broke the game open on a three-run 
shot by Chris Butcher in the fifth. Patrick Hall had two doubles for W&L 
in the game.

W&L is now 12-13 overall and 9-7 in the ODAC while Guilford is 19-20, 
11-5. Virginia Wesleyan, Guilford and Emory & Henry have clinched ODAC 
Tournament spots while W&L needs Emory & Henry to beat Bridgewater in at 
least once in tomorrow's doubleheader at E&H in order to qualify for the 

Game 1
Washington and Lee	406	170	0	-18 14 3
Guilford		202	011	0	-6 7 6

Glober and Murphy. Chambers, Joyce (5) and Rodriguez. WP: Glober (5-2). 
LP: Chambers (9-3).

2B: W&L-Stakem, Hall, Batcheller, Wrenn, Elder; GC-Bowman, York, Reed. 
HR: W&L-Batcheller 2, Marshall, Hanson; GC-Moore, Butcher.

Game 2
Washington and Lee	000	300	0	-3 6 2
Guilford		010	131	x	-6 9 1

Sigler, Christ (6) and Lewis, Murphy. Coward and Rodriguez. WP: Coward 
(6-5), LP: Sigler (0-5).

2B: W&L-Hall 2; GC-Moore, York, Rodriguez. 3B: W&L-Elder. HR: GC-Butcher, 

Hampden-Sydney 11, W&L 9 April 22, 1998 - Hampden-Sydney, Va. Hampden-Sydney scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Washington and Lee 11-9 in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference baseball game on Wednesday. Robby Peay and Jay Scott each had three hits for the Tigers (6-15, 5-9 ODAC). W&L (11-12, 8-6) trailed 8-1 after two innings of play, but scored four runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth to take a 9-8 lead. The Tigers then opened the bottom of the sixth with three straight singles to tie the game 9-9. The Tigers then scored a pair of runs on a sacrifice fly by Russ Bradshaw and an ensuing throwing error to take the lead for good. Junior catcher E.J. Murphy led the offense by going 2-for-3 with three RBI and sophomore third baseman Schuyler Marshall had two hits, including a solo home run in the second inning. The Generals are currently tied with Bridgewater for fourth place in the ODAC and are fighting for one of the four spots to the ODAC Tournament which will be played May 1-3 at LynchburgUs City Stadium. W&L closes the regular season with a doubleheader at Guilford on Saturday. Score by innings Washington and Lee 011 043 000 -9 12 5 Hampden-Sydney 530 003 00x -11 12 3 Glober, Christ (3), Dominick (8) and Murphy. Loder, Poore (5), Bowles (6), Tornabene (8) and Bradshaw. WP: Bowles. LP: Christ. 2B: W&L-Hanson, H-SC-Scott 2, Kramer. 3B: W&L-Hall. HR-W&L: Marshall.
Lynchburg 9, W&L 2 April 20, 1998 - Lynchburg, Va. Washington and Lee dropped a 9-2 decision at Lynchburg College on Monday afternoon as the Generals were held to just one hit. Sophomore shortstop David Hanson singled home E.J. Murphy and Josh Glober in the top of the fifth for the Generals only offense. W&L committed seven errors behind freshman David Sigler who went the distance and struck out five. Washington and Lee 000 020 000 -2 1 7 Lynchburg 020 401 02x -9 14 0 Sigler and Murphy. McGee and Hash. WP: McGee. LP: Sigler. 2B: LC-Frimmer, Stavella.
Randolph-Macon 6 W&L 4 Randolph-Macon 10 W&L 5 April 18, 1998 Lexington, Va. The Randolph- Macon (9-17, 6-7 ODAC) baseball team swept a big Old Dominion Athletic Conference doubleheader from Washington and Lee (11-10, 8-4 ODAC) at Smith Field this afternoon. The Yellow Jackets came back from 4-1 deficits in both games to go on to wins in each contest. In game one, the Generals scored four runs in the fist inning, only one being earned. The Yellow Jackets retaliated with three runs in second inning and did not look back on their way to the 6-4 win. R-MC's junior third baseman Adam Taylor added an insurance run in the fourth inning, when he hit the only home run of the doubleheader. Junior pitcher Chad Edwards pitched the complete game, giving up only five hits and one earned run, while striking out seven. In game two, the Generals rallied for four runs in the second inning to take another 4-1 lead. R-MC scored one run in the third, two in the fourth, and busted the game wide open with a six-run fifth inning in which they sent ten men to the plate. Sophomore pitcher Dan Krupansky pitched six innings on four-hit ball to get the win. The losses were the first conference losses for W&L since March 14, exactly five weeks ago. The Generals will try to get back on track on Monday afternoon, when they travel to Lynchburg College for a 3:00 game. Game 1: Scoring R-MC 131 100 0 - 6 8 4 W&L 400 000 0 -4 5 1 2B: R-MC: Blakeley, Drotleff W&L: Murphy HR: R-MC: Taylor SB: R-MC: Creswell W&L: Marshall 2, Stakem Batteries: R-MC: Edwards (W) and Hudson. W&L: Glober (L), Christ (5), and Murphy. Game 2: Scoring R-MC 011 260 0 -10 11 1 W&L 040 001 0 - 5 7 2 2B: R-MC: Ramsey 2, Boyd, Drotleff SB: R-MC: Drotleff 2, Blakely, Creswell W&L: Elder, Ellingson Batteries: R-MC: Plummer, Krupansky (2) (W) and Ramsey. W&L: Stakem (L), Madden (5), Reynolds (5), Dominick (7) and Lewis.
Washington and Lee 2
Bridgewater 0
April 14, 1998
Bridgewater, Va.

	Washington and Lee improved its record to 11-8 and 8-2 in the 
ODAC by winning at Bridgewater College this afternoon by a score of 2-0. 
 	Junior Bob Weston allowed only two hits and three walks, while 
striking out eight and earning his fifth victory of the season, to 
only two losses.  Unfortunately this will be Weston's final game in 
1998.  He will be leaving to study in Europe for the fall term.
	W&L took the lead in the second inning, when freshman left fielder 
Josh Glober singled home junior catcher E.J. Murphy.  A run was added in the 
inning, when Murphy. dove home junior designated hitter Patrick Hall 
with a sacrifice fly for the insurance run.
	The Generals are now alone in first place in the ODAC standings and 
will defend their position on Saturday afternoon when they host a 
doubleheader at Smith Field against Randolph-Macon.  First pitch will 
be at 1:00

W&L		010	001	000	-	2 7 0
BC		000	000	000	-	0 2 2

2B - BC- Hinkle 
SB - W&L - Elder, Marshall; BC - Hevener

W&L: Weston (W) and Murphy.
BC: Simon (L), Campbell (8) and Woody.

St. Mary's 7 Washington and Lee 2 St. Mary's 11 Washington and Lee 5
April 11, 1998 -- St. Mary's City, Md.

W&L's baseball (10-8) team dropped both ends of a doubleheader this 
afternoon at St. Mary's College, seeing their previous six game winning 
streak snap.  The Seahawks won game 1 by a score of 7-2 and took the 
night cap by a score of 11-5.
	In the first game, St. Mary's exploded for a six-run fourth 
inning, en route to the 7-2 win.  W&L's lone two runs were manufacrtured 
by junior designated hitter Patrick Hall who hit his first home run of 
the season, a two-run shot in the sixth inning.  Junior pitcher Bob 
Weston got credit for the loss.  He is now 4-2 on the season.
	In the second game, St. Mary's posted six runs in an inning 
again, this time the third inning on their way to an 11-5 win.  Down 7-0 
early, the Generals rallied behind Hall, who hit his second home run of 
the day and sophomore right fielder Christian Batcheller who hit his 
seventh home run of the season, to cut the lead to 7-5.  However, St. 
Mary's scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and took the 
11-5 win and the doubleheader sweep.  Freshman pitcher Josh Glober took 
the first loss of his career as his record drops to 4-1.
	The Generals will return to conference action on Tuesday with a 
trip to Bridgewater College.  First pitch will be at 3:00.

GAME 1				R H E
W&L		000	002	0	2 3 2
St. Mary's	001	600	x	7 8 1

WP - Werner (4-0) LP - Weston (4-2)
E - SMC - Bolmer; W&L - Jamison, Ellingson
LOB - SMC (2), W&L (3); DP - none.
2B - SMC - Felmey; HR - SMC - Wencis; W&L - Hall
Batteries - SMC: Werner and Dean: W&L - Weston, Christ (4), Sigler (4) 
and Murphy.

GAME 2				R H E
W&L		000	140	0	5 7 6
St. Mary's	106	040	x	7 8 1

WP - Moore (2-2) LP - Glober (4-1)
E- SMC - Fenley, Moore; W&L: Hanson 2, Elder, Stakem, Batcheller, Ellingson.
LOB - SMC (3), W&L (5)
2B: W&L - Batcheller, Stakem; HR: W&L - Hall, Batcheller
Batteries - SMC: Moore, Leith (5) and Grable; W&L: Glober, Dominick (4), 
Stakem (5) and Lewis, Murphy (6).

Washington and Lee 8, Williams 7
April 1, 1998 -- Lexington, Va.

The Washington & Lee baseball team (10-6, 7-2 ODAC) won its sixth game 
defeating Williams College (12-2) at Smith Field this afternoon by a 
score of 8-7.
	The Generals jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning with hits 
from five different players, including a double from sophomore third 
baseman Schuyler Marshall, who went 3-for-4 on the afternoon with two RBI.
	The Ephs cut the lead to 5-4 in the fourth inning, but the 
Generals jumped back ahead 8-4 in the sixth.  That inning was propelled 
by a two-run homer by sophomore right fielder Christian Batcheller to 
left field, his sixth of season.
	The Ephs scored three runs in the eighth to bring themselves within 
8-7.  However, freshman pitcher Will Ogilvie came on in the ninth inning 
to save the game for the Generals.
	Freshman Bill Christ got the win in relief for the Generals, pitching 
perfect fifth, sixth, and seventh innings.

Williams		001	300	030	- 7 10 2
W&L			500	012	00x	- 8 11 3

WC: Daoust (L), Olsen (7), Frew (9) and Liversidge, Joyce (5).
W&L: Weston, Christ (5) (W), Dominick (8), Ogilvie (9) and Murphy, Lewis 
2B: WC: Frew, Liversidge. W&L: Marshall 2, Batcheller.
HR: W&L: Batcheller.
SB: WC: Carrillo. W&L: Ellingson.

and Lee 10, Eastern Mennonite 2 March 31, 1998 -- Lexington, Va.

Freshman pitcher Josh Glober pitched a five-hitter to remain 
unbeaten for the season and led Washington and Lee to a 10-2 victory over 
Eastern Mennonite in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference baseball game on 
Tuesday afternoon. The Generals (9-6, 7-2 ODAC) won their fifth straight 
game while completing a season sweep over Eastern Mennonite (8-11, 1-7 ODAC).

The Royals jumped on Glober for two runs in the top of the first inning 
on an RBI double by senior center fielder Maven Huffman and a run-scoring 
single by sophomore first baseman Mike Gale, but the righthander then 
settled down and retired 24 consecutive Royal batters before allowing 
singles to Huffman and Gale in the top of the ninth inning. Glober 
allowed no walks and struck out seven to run his record to 4-0.

Junior catcher E.J. Murphy went 3-for-4 with three RBI, including a 
two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the W&L offense. 
Sophomore right fielder Christian Batcheller went 4-for-4 with two runs 
scored and junior designated hitter Patrick Hall went 2-for-4 with two 
runs batted in.

The Generals are off to their best start ever in ODAC play and will go 
out of the conference on Wednesday when they host Williams College. W&L 
will then be idle for winter term exams until a doubleheader at St. 
Mary's College on April 11.

Score by Inning		123	456	789	R H E
Eastern Mennonite	200	000	000	2 5 6
Washington and Lee	130	012	12x	10 15 0

Good, Hatter (6) and Grieser, Porter (6). Glober and Murphy. WP: Glober 
(4-0). LP: Good. 2B: EMU-Huffman. HR: W&L-Murphy (8th, 1 on). SB: 
EMU-Gale, Pollard; W&L: Marshall, Murphy.

Washington & Lee 7, Emory & Henry 1 Washington & Lee 4, Emory & Henry 2 March 28, 1998 -- Lexington, Va. Washington & Lee's baseball team improved its record to 8-6 and 6-2 in the ODAC by sweeping Emory & Henry (2-10, 0-2 ODAC) this afternoon at Smith Field. In the first game, the Generals used a three-run second inning in which the Wasps commited three errors to grab a 4-1 lead. Sophomore right fielder Christian Batcheller slammed his fifth home run of the year in the fourth inning to give the Generals a 5-1 lead. Sophomore second baseman Andy Thompson hit a two-run triple in the fifth inning to finish off the scoring at 7-1. Junior pitcher Bob Weston gave up seven hits and one run, while striking out seven and walking none in seven innings to run his record to 4-1. In the second game, junior designated hitter Patrick Hall broke a 2-2 tie in the second inning by singling home junior left fielder Mike Nolan. The Generals added a run when Thompson was walked with the bases loaded in the sixth inning. Sophomore pitcher Chris Stakem earned his first victory of the season by pitching seven innings of six-hit baseball. E&H's Justin Jones allowed only five hits in five innings pitched. The Generals have now won eight of their last eleven games. They will return to Smith Field on Tuesday for a 3:00 game against Eastern Mennonite. Game 1: R H E E&H 000 100 0 - 1 7 3 W&L 130 120 x - 7 8 0 E&H: Lambert, Crigger (5), Matheny (6) and J.M. Austin. W&L: Weston and Murphy. 3B: Thompson (W&L) HR: Batcheller (W&L) SB: Hall, Hanson, Murphy (W&L) T: 1:50 A: 123 Game 2: R H E E&H 011 000 0 - 2 6 2 W&L 021 001 x - 4 5 2 E&H: Jones, Matheny (6) and Iroler. W&L: Stakem and Lewis, Murphy (6). SB: Tate (E&H), Nolan (W&L) T: 1:45 A: 124
Washington & Lee 9, Hampden-Sydney 5
March 25, 1998 -- Lexington, Va.

Sophomore right fielder Christian Batcheller conitinued on his current 
tear by going 2-for-3 with a  home run and three RBI to lead Washington & 
Lee (6-6, 4-2) ODAC to a 9-5 victory over Hampden Sydney (2-7, 1-1 ODAC) 
on Wednesday afternoon at Smith Field.
	Freshman pitcher Josh Glober went seven innings and gave up only 
one earned run, while striking out five to improve his record to 3-0.
	Down 2-1 in the sixth inning, the Generals exploded for six runs 
and six hits in the bottom half of the inning.  The inning was 
highlighted by a two-run triple hit by sophomore first baseman Chris 
Stakem and the two-run home run by Batcheller.
	Hampden-Sydney was paced by senior first baseman Robby Peay, who 
went 2-for-5 for the afternoon.
	The Generals will look to bring their record over .500 for the 
first time this season, when they host Emory & Henry at Smith Field for a 
1:00 p.m. doubleheader.

Hampden-Sydney	010	001	102	- 	5   6   1
Washington & Lee	000	016	02x	-	9  14  5

HSC: Loder (L), Tonrnabene (7) and Bradshaw.
W&L: Glober (W), Christ (8), Dominick (9) (S) and Murphy.

2B: W&L - Hall, Wrenn.
3B: W&L - Stakem
HR: W&L - Batcheller, Ellingson
SB: HSC - Peay	W&L - Ellingson, Hanson.  
Time: 2:30
A: 41

Washington & Lee 8, Eastern Mennonite 1
March 24, 1998 -- Harrisonburg, Va.

	Junior pitcher Bob Weston earned his third win of the year for Washington 
& Lee (5-6, 3-2 ODAC) as the Generals won at Eastern Mennonite (8-6, 1-4 
ODAC) this afternoon.
	Weston (3-1) pitched the full nine innings, while throwing eight 
strikeouts, allowing only two walks, and scattering six hits.  The 
performance dropped Weston's ERA to 1.83.  EMU's Stu Hatter threw 8.2 
innings in the loss.
	The offensive charge that tied the most runs scored by W&L in a 
game this year was led by sophomore right fielder Christian Batcheller.  
He went 4 for 5 this afternoon with two doubles and two RBI.  Five other 
Generals added two hits a piece in the 17-hit attack.
	The Generals will host Hampden-Sydney tomorrow afternoon at 

Washington & Lee 	012	000	104	-	8 17 1
Eastern Mennonite	100	000	000	-	1  6  1

W&L: Weston (W) and Murphy.
EMU:  Hatter (L), Delp (9) and Griesner.

2B: W&L: Batcheller 2, Hall 2, Hanson, Marshall.
Time: 2:10
A: 33 

Mary Washington 10, W&L 3
March 22, 1998 -- Fredericksburg, Va.

Mary Washington College took advantage of 11 walks issued by seven 
Washington and Lee pitchers to score 10 runs on just seven hits and 
defeat the Generals 10-3 in a nonconference baseball game on Sunday 

W&L (4-6) fell behind 5-0 after two innings, but scored three runs in the 
top of the sixth inning to pull within 5-3. Sophomore right fielder 
Christian Batcheller had a run-scoring single in the inning and junior 
E.J. Murphy had a two-run pinch-hit single. The Eagles then held the 
Generals scoreless the rest of the way and pulled away. Sophomore first 
baseman Russell Wrenn two hits to pace the W&L offense.

Washington and Lee	000	003	000	-3 5 4
Mary Washington		410	002	12x	-10 7 0

Sigler, Christ (3), Glober (5), Dominick (6), Madden(0), Reynolds (8), 
Ogilvie (8) and Lewis. Losty, Belcher and Onze. WP: Losty. LP: Sigler.
HR: MWC-Natysin.

Washington & Lee 8 Savannah Art & Design 4 March 17, 1998 -- Lexington, Va. The bats of Washington & Lee (4-5) came alive this afternoon at Smith Field as they defeated Savannah Art & Design by a score of 8-4. The Generals put together a 13-hit attack, including six doubles in their largest offensive output of the year. Three of those doubles came from junior catcher E.J. Murphy, who raised his average to .345 by going 3-for-5 this afternoon. Freshman pitcher Josh Glober garnered his second win in as many starts by giving up three runs in the first six innings. Sophomore Chris Stakem moved over from first base to pitch the final three innings and earn the save. The Bees had a hit parade of their own, knocking out thirteen hits, all singles. They had three members of the lineup with two hits a piece. The Generals will put their 3-2 ODAC record on the line on Thursday afternoon, when they play at Eastern Mennonite at 3:00. Scoring Savannah A&D 110 001 010 - 4 12 4 Washington & Lee 200 301 11x - 8 13 7 Batteries: SCAD: Komecki (L), Crowley (8) and Essery W&L: Glober (W), Stakem (7) (S) and Lewis, Murphy (7). 2B: W&L- Murphy 3, Batcheller, Hall, Stakem. SB: SCAD - Samborsky W&L - Ellingson.
W&L 4, Va. Wesleyan 1
Va. Wesleyan 5, W&L 3
March 14, 1998 -- Lexington, Va.

Washington and Lee's junior pitcher Bob Weston and Virginia Wesleyan's 
sophomore pitcher Brett Craun each pitched complete game wins for their 
respective teams as a double header was split this afternoon at Smith 
Field.  W&L (3-5) won the first game, 4-1.  Virginia Wesleyan (3-7) won 
game two, 5-3.

In the opener, W&L scored single runs in four of the first five 
innings after falling behind 1-0 in the first.  Junior Mike Nolan and 
Patrick Hall led the way by each going 2-for-3, while sophomore right 
fielder Christian Batcheller added two RBI.

Weston scattered four hits and struck out seven to earn his second 
win of the year. 

In the second game, the Blue Marlins overcame a 3-1 deficit to win, 
5-3.  They were powered by a three-run fifth inning that was not aided by 
an extra-base hit. Batcheller and sophomore first baseman Chris Stakem 
each hit home runs in the loss.

Craun gave up seven hits and struck out 13 Generals in only seven 
innings to gain his first win of the year.

The Generals will return to action Tuesday afternoon at Smith Field, 
when they face Savannah Art & Design at 3:00.  The Bees are coached by 
former Red Sox pitching great, Luis Tiant.

Game 1:
VWC		100	000	0	1 4 2
W&L		110	110	x	4 8 0

VWC: Martel, Corbo (2), Ellison (6), Weatherly (6) and Braca.
W&L: Weston and Murphy.

2B-	VWC- O'Dell	W&L- Hall, Nolan.
SB- 	VWC- Wissinger	W&L- Ellingson, Hall.
Time: 2:10
A: 83

Game 2:
VWC		101	030	0	5 6 1
W&L		210	000	0	3 7 3

VWC: Craun and Braca, Hechtkopf (7).
W&L: Singler, Chris (5), Ogilvie (5) and Murphy.

2B-	VWC- Wissinger	W&L- Nolan
3B-	W&L- Hanson
HR- 	W&L- Batcheller, Stakem
SB-	VWC- Apple, Flanagan	W&L- Murphy, Nolan.
Time: 2:10
A: 84

W&L 2, Lynchburg 1
March 13, 1998 - Lexington, Va.

Freshman pitcher Josh Glober (1-0) threw a four-hitter at Lynchburg and 
struck out five today at Smith Field as Washington & Lee defeated 
Lynchburg, 2-1.
	W&L took a 1-0 lead in the third inning when sophomore shortstop 
David Hanson slammed his first home run of the year.  They added an 
insurance run in the fourth inning when sophomore right fielder Christian 
Batcheller came home on a wild pitch.  
	Lynchburg scored their run in the seventh inning when catcher 
William Hash drove home first baseman Justin Mason with a sacrifice fly.
	Lynchburg's starting pitcher Matt Terrillion (0-3) also went the 
distance, giving up six hits and striking out three Generals.
	W&L improves to 2-4 on the season and 1-1 in the ODAC.  Lynchburg 
is now 1-6 on the season and 0-2 in the ODAC.
	The Generals will resume action when they face Virginia Wesleyan 
tomorrow afternoon for a doubleheader at Smith Field.  First pitch will 
be at 12:00 Noon. 

Lynchburg			000	000	100	-1 4 2
Washington & Lee 	001	100	00x	-2 6 0

Lynchburg: Terrillion and Hash.
Washington & Lee: Glober and Murphy.

E- 	LC- Kivlin -2
DP-	LC- 2		W&L- 1
2b	LC- 1 (Mason)
HR	W&L- 1 (Hanson)
SB	W&L- 1 (Nixon)

Bridgewater 5, W&L 2
March 5, 1998 -- Lexington, Va.

 Bridgewater pitcher Fionn Fitzgerald pitched nine innings of three-hit 
baseball to lead the Eagles (5-6) to a 5-2 victory over Washington & Lee 
(1-4).  The game was the ODAC opener for both teams.
	W&L's junior pitcher Bob Weston also pitched nine innings, 
allowing seven hits and three earned runs.  Weston struck out nine 
Bridgewater batters.
	Bridgewater scored three runs in the first inning to take the 
lead for good.  The inning was  sparked by a home run by senior 
centerfielder Chad Hensley on first pitch of the game.  Freshman 
shortstop Jimmy Kittleberger then drove home the two ensuing runs with a 
single to left field. 
	W&L posted a two-run rally in the fourth inning to draw within 
3-2, but Bridgewater added single runs in the fifth and sixth innings to 
put the game away.  Senior center fielder Todd Ellingson hit a double and 
scored a run for the Generals.
	The Generals will return to Smith Field on Sunday afternoon, when 
they take on Washington & Jefferson in a doubleheader, starting at 1:00.

Bridgewater (5-6, 1-0 ODAC)		300	001	100	-5
Washington & Lee (1-4, 0-1 ODAC)	000	200	000	-2

Bridgewater: Fitzgerald and Anderson, G. Crawford (4).
Washington & Lee: Weston and Murphy.

E- BC- Kittleberger, Lohr.	W&L-Hall, Hanson.
DP- BC 1.
2B- BC- K. Crawford, Hevener, Padgett. 	W&L- Ellingson
HR- BC- Hensley

W&L 7, Shenandoah 3 Feb. 26, 1998 -- Lexington, Va. Junior catcher E.J. Murphy hit two home runs and senior outfielder Todd Ellingson had four hits and two RBI to lead Washington and Lee to a 7-3 victory over Shenandoah on Thursday afternoon in the Generals home opener. W&L (1-3) got a strong performance from junior right-hander Bob Weston who struck out six and scattered five hits over six and a third innings to pick up the victory. Freshman Josh Glober pitched two and a third innings of hitless relief for the save. Shenandoah 010 000 200 - 3 6 4 Washington & Lee 111 040 00x - 7 13 0 Buchanan, Weaver (5), Rudolph (7), Hinson (8) and Galford. Weston, Reynolds (7), Glober (7) and Murphy. WP: Weston (1-0). LP: Buchanan. SV: Glober (1). 2B: SU-Barnes, Cabin, Gober; W&L: Ellingson, Murphy. HR: W&L: Murphy 2.
Emory 5, W&L 4 Feb. 19, 1998 -- Atlanta, Ga. The Washington & Lee baseball team (0-3) took a 4-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth, but became victims of Emory University's three run rally and suffered a 5-4 loss. Emory scored three runs on only two hits in the ninth, taking advantage of three walks, to win as right fielder Ted Karniewicz sacrificed home shortstop Todd Rasmussen with the winning run. W&L scored two runs in each of the sixth and seventh innings to take a 4-1 lead before Emory's late rally. For the Generals, junior second baseman Patrick Hall and junior catcher E.J. Murphy both collected two hits in the loss. Senior outfielder Chris McAuley slammed two home runs for Emory, including a solo shot to lead off the bottom of the ninth. The Generals will return to action at Shenandoah on February 24 and then open their home schedule on March 2 against West Virginia Tech. Washington & Lee 000 002 200 - 4 8 2 Emory 000 010 103 - 5 8 2 W&L: Weston, Christ (6), Sigler (8), Wrenn (9), Dominick (9) and Murphy. EU: Jones and Wiesemann. WP: Jones LP: Wrenn (0-1) 2B: W&L - Marshall, Murphy; EU - Wiesemann, Karniewicz, Torrell. HR: EU - McAuley 2.
Oglethorpe 9, W&L 4 Feb. 18, 1998 -- Atlanta, Ga. Christian Batcheller, a sophomore right fielder from Patrick County High School, hit two home runs, but Washington and Lee lost 9-4 to Oglethorpe in college baseball on Wednesday afternoon. Batcheller went 3-for-4 with three RBI in the contest. Batcheller's first homer, a solo shot in the top of the fourth, pulled W&L to within 2-1, but the Stormy Petrels scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the fourth to take a 4-1 lead. Batcheller then hit a two-run homer in the top of the sixth to pull the Generals to within 6-3, but Oglethorpe put the game out of reach with three runs in the bottom of the eighth. W&L committed five errors in the contest and only four of Oglethorpe's runs were earned. Todd Ellingson added two hits for the Generals, including a double, and Mike Nolan had a run-scoring sacrifice fly. W&L (0-2) wraps up its Georgia trip with a game at Emory on Thursday. Washington and Lee 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 - 4 9 5 Oglethorpe 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 3 x - 9 6 1 Stakem, Glober (4), Madden (7), Dominick (8) and Lewis, Murphy (8). Hyder, Fernandez (8) and Nigro. WP-Hyder, LP-Stakem (0-1). 2B: W&L-Ellingson; O-Boyle. HR: W&L-Batcheller 2.
Thomas 4, W&L 2 Feb. 15, 1998 -- Savannah, Ga. Washington and Lee University opened its 1998 baseball season with a 4-2 loss to Thomas (Ga.) College at Grayson Stadium. The Generals rallied to tie the game 2-2 in the top of the fourth inning on a run-scoring double by junior left fielder Mike Nolan, but Thomas won the game on a two-run homer in the seventh. Junior second baseman Patrick Hall and sophomore third baseman Schuyler Marshall each had two hits for the Generals. Hall also drove in a run in the third inning and Marshall scored W&L's run in the fourth. W&L continues its four-game Georgia trip by playing at Savannah Art & Design, coached by former major leaguer Luis Tiant, on Monday afternoon. Washington and Lee 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 8 3 Thomas 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 x - 4 5 2 Weston, Christ (4), Sigler (6) and Murphy. Loper, Smith (9) and Forte. WP-Loper. LP-Sigler (0-1). SV-Smith. 2B - W&L: Hall, Nolan; T:Johnson, Wooten. HR - T: Register (7th, 1 on).
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