On the Diamond: Baseball and Softball

Sports

By John Niswander  Senior Writer The Washington College baseball team contested a road double header last weekend at Muhlenberg College. WC raced out to an early 5-0 lead before a Mules rally saw the home team come back and prevail 7-5. “The Centennial Conference in baseball is extremely competitive and every team is capable of beating any […]

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Baseball and Softball Both Deserve Support: An Update to a Conversation on Campus Athletic Facilities and Equal Treatment

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz  Elm Staff Writer I enjoy literally one sport and that sport is baseball. Did that sound familiar? This week I’m doing a follow up article to my piece last week on the softball team’s facilities. This time we’ll be looking at the baseball team, and their feelings on their own facilities, and how they […]

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Baseball Beats the Bullets in Double Header

Sports

By John Niswander  Senior Writer The Washington College baseball team swept the visiting Gettysburg Bullets for the first time in seven years last Sunday afternoon in a doubleheader played at Athey Baseball Park. The two wins were also the first two conference wins for the Shoremen this season. “Conference play hasn’t started the way we […]

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Athlete Spotlight: CJ Gillmer: Freshman Infielder Sees Bright Future in the Shoremen Baseball Program

Sports

By Louis Galdos  Elm Staff Writer CJ Gillmer is in his first season as an infielder for the Shoremen and he has one goal: to win. It is in his competitive nature to win and that is the mindset he takes into every game he plays as a Shoreman. “We understand the importance of making baseball fun, […]

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WC Softball Team Lacks Same Resources as Baseball

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz  Elm Staff Writer I enjoy one sport and that sport is baseball. I understand the appeal and the charm of the sport, and if I had to watch a game it would be baseball. But I also played softball for six months and am fairly certain the two games are fundamentally the same, despite […]

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Baseball Falls to Franklin & Marshall

Sports

By Chrissy Segrest Elm Staff Writer The Shoremen opened up Centennial Conference play by taking on Franklin & Marshall College on Saturday, March 31 in Athey Baseball Park. Washington College was unable to hold a 4-0 lead in game one, leading to 5-4 loss which ended in extra innings. Game two, WC lost 23-9. In game one […]

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Baseball Heats Up

Sports

While most students looked forward to spring break to go on vacation, catch up with friends, hang out with family, or take a rest from school, the baseball team traveled to Fort Pierce, Fla. to play against six different competitors. The team started their drive on Saturday, March 10 and played their first game on […]

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Spring Seasons Begin On the Diamond

Sports

By Pat Mariboe  Senior Writer The Shoremen and Shorewomen were both in action this past week as they looked to start their seasons off in winning form. After winning their doubleheader season opener against Lancaster Bible, the Shoremen faced off against Catholic University and Roger Williams University at home. First up was Catholic. The Shoremen […]

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Baseball Wins First Home Games

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Senior Writer The Shoremen kicked off their season with a double-header sweep against Lancaster Bible this past Saturday with a 6-2 win in the first game and a thrilling 4-3 win in the second.  Heading into the matchup, junior Luke D’Ostilio said he was confident of his team’s ability and was determined to […]

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2018 Baseball Season Preview

Sports

By Chrissy Segrest Elm Staff Writer The baseball team has high expectations for the season ahead, but some were worried about how they would get there.  “To be honest, we didn’t really know what to expect at first,” said junior captain Luke D’Ostilio.  Many players voiced their concerns to each other over the summer when they learned […]

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