Diplomats Drop CC Opener

Diplomats Drop CC Opener

Box Score

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Washington’s five run third inning proved to be the difference as the Shoremen defeated Franklin & Marshall 9-4 in both team’s Centennial Conference (CC) opener. The Diplomats fell to 5-7-1, 0-1 CC while Washington improved to 6-4, 1-0 CC.

The Shoremen opened up the game scoring a run in the first two innings. The Diplomats countered in the top of the third on a two-out rally. Matt Will reached on a double to left center and J.T. Triantos took first on a fielding error. Will crossed the plate on the same error, making the score 1-2 in the Shoremen’s favor.

Washington scored five runs in the top of the third inning to take a 7-1 lead. John Rolewicz led off with a solo shot to centerfield. Huntley Mitchell drove in Ryan Normoyle on a single up the middle to make it 4-1. In the next at-bat, Kyle Aldrich doubled down the left field line to plate Ben Jardot. Tyler Cotterell finished the scoring with a two-run single through the right side that drove in Mitchell and Aldrich.

F&M added a run in the fourth, seventh and ninth. Nick Rolnick started the fourth frame off with a double and Blue Well’s single four batters later moved Rolnick across the dish. Will picked up the other two runs, tallying three on the day.

Russell Tischler went 2-for-3 at the plate while Jay Anderson and Wells both picked up an RBI. Mitchell led the way for Washington with a 2-for-4 hitting performance. He scored two runs and added two more RBIs.

Anderson took the loss working 2.2 innings. He gave up seven runs on eight hits in the contest. Shane Mattingly picked up the win, giving up one earned run in seven innings.

F&M returns to the diamond on Friday when the Diplomats host Washington at 3:30 p.m.


Washington College 9, Franklin & Marshall 4 (Mar 24, 2010 at Chestertown, MD)


Franklin & Marshall. 001 100 101  -  4  7  4      (5-7-1, 0-1 CC)

Washington College.. 115 020 00X  -  9 13  4      (6-4, 1-0 CC)


Pitchers: Franklin & Marshall - Jason Anderson; Eric Herbst(3); Matt Valente(5) and Russell Tischler. Washington College - S Mattingly; C Keiper(8) and J Rolewicz.

Win-S Mattingly(2-1)  Loss-Jason Anderson(1-1)  T-2:25  A-107

HR WC - J Rolewicz (2); H Mitchell (1).