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The Blue & Gray Press | February 21, 2018

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UMW Baseball

Sportpinion: Is softball given equal opportunities as baseball?

April 20, 2017 |


UMW is colloquially known as “University of Mostly Women” but how does that translate to the university’s sports teams? Specifically in the case of softball and baseball, equity seems questionable.Read More

Despite adversity, baseball off to strong start

March 16, 2017 |


The University of Mary Washington baseball team is off to a 9-5 start in their 2017 campaign. Last year, the team went 24-15 and was ranked as high as No. 12 in the nation. Fifth year head coach, Wayne Riser and the Eagles faced some adversity immediately coming into the season when a number of key players quit or ran into ineligibility, notably some pitchers on the team. The Eagles are currently with seven pitchers on the roster, along with a number of position players who can pitch as well, though, not being their main position.Read More

Baseball back on track with big victory over Virginia Wesleyan

April 14, 2016 |


University of Mary Washington had a convincing victory over Virginia Wesleyan College on Monday, April 11. Johnathan Truba earned the start for the Eagles giving up five hits, five runs and three walks over the course of four innings. The Eagles committed three errors during the first four innings, but recovered well offensively.
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Q & A with freshman baseball standout Hank Biggs

March 24, 2016 |


I recently sat down with freshman baseball standout Hank Biggs and talked to him about this season and his playing career.Read More

Baseball loses shot at CAC championship, hopes for at-large regional bid

April 22, 2015 |


The University of Mary Washington baseball team was bumped from the Capitals Athletic Conference tournament earlier than it would have liked to after a 9-6 loss to Salisbury in the semifinal of the tournament.Read More

Baseball secures spot in CAC semifinal game

April 16, 2015 |


Down 4-0, with an eight-hit differential going into the bottom of the third inning, was not the ideal start for the University of Mary Washington baseball team in their opening round game of the conference playoffs.Read More