George Mason Baseball

Baseball falls to Delaware in weekend series opener, 8-5

With the season winding down, the George Mason Patriots (32-18, 15-10 CAA) took on their conference opponents the Delaware Blue Hens (22-22, 12-10 CAA).

When the two teams played last year in Delaware, the Blue Hens swept the season series.

In the opening game of the series on Friday, the Blue Hens sprinted out to an early lead in the first inning, scoring four runs on five hits off of Patriots sophomore starting pitcher Anthony Montefusco.

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.

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.

Mason alum Griffith talks life in the Minors

Many student-athletes crave the chance to pursue a professional playing career in their respective sports post-graduation, yet few ultimately adhere to that burning desire. 

Shawn Griffith, however, did not shy away from the challenge and chose to chase his lifelong dream.

Griffith, a 2009 graduate from George Mason University, is a relief pitcher in the Toronto Blue Jays’ organization. The 24-year-old St. Petersburg, Fla. native was selected in the 37th round in the 2009 Major League draft, one of six Mason graduates to get drafted that year.