C2M Contributor John Lilly

Baseball routs Monarchs in finale to take weekend series

The George Mason Patriots (27-15, 13-8 CAA) took on the Old Dominion Monarchs (15-27, 5-15 CAA) on Saturday afternoon in the final game of their weekend series, as the schedule was tweaked due to the threat of rain Sunday.

Having lost the first game in dramatic fashion on Friday, the Patriots looked to win the weekend series after having smashed their way past the Monarchs in the first game of a double-header earlier in the day.

The Monarchs scored the first runs of the game, jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning.

Softball falls in doubleheader to surging JMU

Entering into a doubleheader on Saturday against the James Madison Dukes (17-20), the George Mason softball team (10-26) was looking to bounce back from a loss at Maryland from Wednesday.

Baseball takes weekend series from Georgia State with win Sunday

In a home series against the Georgia State Panthers (13-16, 5-4 CAA) over the weekend, the George Mason Patriots (18-11, 6-6 CAA) took two out of three against their conference rivals. They won the first game 6-3 on Friday, but dropped the second game 8-3 on Saturday. The Patriots looked to keep up their momentum and come out victorious Sunday.

Surging Patriots take weekend series over William & Mary

The George Mason Patriots (15-10, 4-5 CAA) took on the Tribe of William & Mary (16-10, 5-4 CAA) in a three-game series over the weekend in Fairfax.

Baseball eeks out win over George Washington

On an overcast Wednesday afternoon, the George Mason Patriots defeated the George Washington Colonials 5-4 in dramatic fashion.

In this continuation of the “Battle of the Orange Line,” the Colonials were seeking their first win at Mason’s home field since 2005, but came up just short.

Freshman starting pitcher John Williams (3-1) got the win for the Patriots, scattering six hits over seven solid innings, while allowing only one run and striking out seven and walking two.

Patriot Center receives new scoreboard, LED signs

A new center court scoreboard was installed in the Patriot Center just before last week’s Homecoming game. The new additions give the 20-year-old building a needed face-lift.