Rams Close 2018 Regular Season with 16-0 Loss at #8 Georgia College

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA –The Winston-Salem State Rams (30-20) ended the regular season on a down note when the team took a 16-0 loss to the #8 Georgia College Bobcats (39-10), Sunday afternoon. The Rams were held scoreless for the first time all season and struggled to get hits in the game. 

As a team, the Rams had a hard time getting their offense started in the game. The Rams totaled five hits in the game. Junior second base Nick Williams was the only WSSU player with multiple hits in the game, going two-for-three at the plate. No WSSU players recorded extra-base hits in the loss as well.

The WSSU defense was strong at points during the game, but four innings cost the team the loss. The Rams allowed three first inning runs, followed by three more third inning runs. The biggest struggle came in the fourth inning when the team allowed six runs. The Rams closed the game allowing four seventh-inning runs as well.

WSSU freshman Tyrese Hearst (4-2) took the pitching loss. He started the game and went three innings. He finished with eight runs allowed (eight earned) on nine hits. Senior Landon Biggs also came in for two innings and he finished with four runs allowed (four earned) on four hits with two strikeouts.

With the loss, the Rams finish the 2018 regular season with a 30-20 overall record. For more information on Rams baseball, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.