2013 Baseball News

August 16, 2013
UMW Baseball Coach Riser, Players Volunteer at Ripken Baseball Sunshine Park Camp
University of Mary Washington head baseball coach Wayne Riser and several players were on hand to assist at the Ripken Baseball Sunshine Park Camp to commemorate the park's one-year anniversary.

August 11, 2013
UMW Baseball Announces Fall/Winter Hitting Camps
UMW Head Coach Wayne Riser will be offering two session of hitting camp. Camps are open to players in grades 9 -12 (2014 grads).

May 9, 2013
Mancari, Jordan, Black Lead Five UMW Players on All-CAC Baseball Team
Mary Washington, which finished second in the CAC regular-season chase, picked up five all-conference awards, including the second-straight first-team honors for senior pitcher Torey Mancari (Warrenton, Va./Paul VI). Joining Mancari on the All-CAC first team are senior infielder Seth Jordan (Springfield, Va./South County) and junior reliever Jake Black (Fredericksburg, Va./Colonial Forge). Eagles selected for the All-CAC second team included senior pitcher Mike Straub (Falls Church, Va./George Mason), a two-time second-team all-star, and sophomore catcher Jono Haught (Spotsylvania, Va./Courtland).

April 20, 2013
UMW Baseball Falls to Salisbury, York in CAC Tournament; Garner Third Place
The University of Mary Washington baseball team dropped an 8-6 decision at Salisbury University in the opening game, and then fell, 2-0, to York in the day's final game, to get eliminated in the Capital Athletic Conference baseball tournament on Saturday. UMW closes the season with a 22-18 record.

April 19, 2013
UMW Baseball Rallies for 6-5 Win Over Wesley in CAC Tourney Second Round
The University of Mary Washington overcame two late deficits to defeat Wesley College, 6-5, on Friday in Salisbury, Md., in the second round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament. The Eagles will face host Salisbury on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in a semifinal game.

April 17, 2013
UMW Baseball to Host Golf Tournament on October 25
The University of Mary Washington baseball team will host its annual golf tournament on October 25 at Meadows Farms Golf Course.

April 16, 2013
UMW Baseball Tops York, 4-1, to Advance into Winner's Bracket of CAC Baseball Tournament
Senior lefty Torey Mancari scattered six hits in 7.2 innings, striking out six, to lead the University of Mary Washington baseball team to a 4-1 win over York College (Pa.) in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament on Tuesday afternoon at Dickinson Stadium. The Eagles improve to 21-16 overall.

April 14, 2013
UMW Baseball Falls to #25 Shenandoah, 10-7
The University of Mary Washington baseball team dropped a 10-7 decision at #25 Shenandoah University on Sunday afternoon in Winchester, Va. The Eagles fall to 20-16 on the season.

April 13, 2013
UMW Baseball Splits at #3 Salisbury; Gains Second Seed in CAC Tournament
The University of Mary Washington baseball team defeated #3 Salisbury University, 12-2, in the opener, but fell, 2-0, in the nightcap of a Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader on Saturday in Salisbury. UMW surpasses the 20-win plateau at 20-15, and gains the second seed in next week's CAC Tournament.

April 12, 2013
UMW Baseball Drops Series Opener at Salisbury, 12-3
The University of Mary Washington baseball team fell into an early hole and couldn't dig out in a 12-3 loss at Salisbury University on Friday afternoon in the first of their three-game series. The Eagles fall to 19-14 overall and 8-5 in Capital Athletic Conference play.

April 10, 2013
UMW Baseball Tops Randolph-Macon, 3-1, on Senior Day
Senior Seth Jordan had three hits, including one that drove in the eventual winning run, as the University of Mary Washington baseball team topped Randolph-Macon College, 3-1, on Wednesday at Dickinson Stadium before hundreds of fans turning out for Senior Day and the Spring Jubilee. The Eagles improve to 19-13.

April 7, 2013
UMW Baseball Tops York, 16-2, in Series Finale
The University of Mary Washington baseball team rapped out a season-high 23 hits, as senior first baseman Seth Jordan went 5-6 with a home run, to lead the Eagles to a 16-2 rout of York College in the teams' series finale on Sunday in York. The Eagles improve to 18-13 on the season, and stay one game out of first in the league standings at 8-4.

April 6, 2013
UMW Baseball Drops CAC Douleheader at York, 5-0 and 4-3
The University of Mary Washington baseball team dropped both ends of a Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader at York College on Saturday, falling 5-0 in the opener and 4-3 in game two. The Eagles fall to 17-13 overall, and 7-4 in CAC play.

April 4, 2013
UMW Baseball Falls in Ninth at Randolph-Macon, 6-5
The University of Mary Washington baseball team dropped a 6-5 decision at Randolph-Macon College on Thursday afternoon in Ashland, Va. The Eagles fall to 17-11 on the season.

April 3, 2013
UMW Baseball Plates Four in Ninth to Defeat Bridgewater, 8-7
The University of Mary Washington baseball team scored four runs in the ninth inning en route to an 8-7 victory at Bridgewater College on Wednesday in Bridgewater. The Eagles improve to 17-10 on the season.

April 1, 2013
UMW's Jordan, Straub Named CAC Baseball Players of the Week
Mary Washington senior baseball players Mike Straub and Seth Jordan were named as the CAC Baseball Pitcher and Player of the Week on Monday.

March 30, 2013
UMW Baseball Splits Pair with Wesley to Move to 7-2 in CAC Action
The University of Mary Washington baseball team split a Capital Athletic Conference doubleheader on Saturday with Wesley College. The Eagles (16-10, 7-2 CAC) dropped the first game of the twin bill 6-4 in extra innings but bounced back in the nightcap for a 6-1 victory.

March 29, 2013
Straub, Lilley Lead UMW Baseball to 1-0 Win Over Wesley in Series Opener
Senior pitcher Mike Straub pitched a complete game three-hit shutout, and freshman Connor Lilley added a pair of hits including the game winner in the bottom of the ninth inning to propel the University of Mary Washington baseball team to a 1-0 win over Wesley College in the series opener on Friday at Dickinson Stadium. With the win, the Eagles improve to 6-1 in league play, and 15-9 overall.

March 27, 2013
UMW Baseball Falls at #8 CNU, 8-7
The University of Mary Washington baseball team dropped an 8-7 decision at eighth-ranked Christopher Newport University on Wednesday afternoon in Newport News, Va. The Eagles fall to 14-9 on the season.

March 25, 2013
Tuesday's UMW Baseball Game vs. Apprentice School Postponed Due To Snow
Tuesday's baseball game between the University of Mary Washington and the Apprentice School has been postponed due to snow. No makeup date has yet been announced.

March 24, 2013
UMW Baseball Falls to Frostburg, 3-2, to End Seven-Game Win Streak
The University of Mary Washington baseball team saw its seven-game win streak snapped on Sunday as the Eagles fell to Frostburg State University, 3-2, at Dickinson Stadium. UMW falls to 14-8 overall and 5-1 in Capital Athletic Conference play.

March 23, 2013
UMW Baseball Sweeps Pair From Frostburg to Run Win Streak to Seven
The University of Mary Washington baseball team swept today's conference doubleheader against Frostburg State University to extend its winning streak to seven games and remain undefeated in Capital Athletic Conference play. Jake Black picked up the win in both contests to improve to 5-1 on the season.

March 18, 2013
Three UMW Athletes Named CAC Athlete of the Week
University of Mary Washington baseball players Seth Jordan and Jake Black and men's lacrosse attacker Luke Dick have been named as Capital Athletic Conference Players of the Week for the week of March 17.

March 18, 2013
Tuesday's UMW Baseball Game vs. Virginia State Cancelled
Tuesday's baseball game between the University of Mary Washington and Division I Virginia State University has been cancelled due to rain.

March 17, 2013
Mancari, Jordan Lead UMW Baseball Past St. Mary's, 11-0, for Series Sweep
Senior lefty Torey Mancari struck out 12 batters in seven innings and senior Seth Jordan had three hits to lead the University of Mary Washington baseball team to an 11-0 victory over St. Mary's College on Sunday afternoon at a rainy Dickinson Stadium. Jordan led UMW to the three-game weekend sweep, with eight hits in the three wins for UMW, now 12-7 on the season and 3-0 in Capital Athletic Conference play.

March 16, 2013
UMW Baseball Opens CAC Play With Doubleheader Sweep of St. Mary's
The University of Mary Washington baseball team used a pair of comebacks in taking a doubleheader from St. Mary's College, 3-2 in 14 innings and 7-4, on Saturday at Dickinson Stadium in both teams' Capital Athletic Conference openers. The Eagles improve to 11-7 on the year.

March 13, 2013
UMW Baseball Blanks Catholic, 6-0, in Wednesday Road Action
The University of Mary Washington baseball team saw catcher Jono Haught single, double, and triple, and Eagle pitching held host Catholic university to just two hits in a 6-0 victory on Wednesday afternoon in Washington, D.C. The Eagles improve to 9-7 on the season.

March 10, 2013
UMW Baseball Tops Va. Wesleyan, 6-3, in Sunday Action
Senior first baseman Seth Jordan singled twice, doubled, and tripled and classmate Mike Straub scattered seven hits in seven innings in picking up the win, as the University of Mary Washington baseball team topped Virginia Wesleyan College, 6-3, on Sunday in Virginia Beach. The Eagles improve to 8-7 on the season.

March 9, 2013
UMW Baseball Falls at Johns Hopkins, 10-5
The University of Mary Washington baseball team dropped a 10-5 decision at Johns Hopkins University on Saturday in Baltimore to fall to 7-7 on the season.

March 7, 2013
Saturday's UMW Baseball Game Moved to Away Contest at Johns Hopkins
Saturday's University of Mary Washington baseball game against Johns Hopkins University has been moved to Baltimore and will be played at Johns Hopkins rather than at UMW. Game time is 1:00 p.m.

March 5, 2013
UMW Baseball Falls to #19 Shenandoah, 5-1
The University of Mary Washington baseball team dropped a 5-1 decision to 19th ranked Shenandoah University on Tuesday, falling to 7-6 on the season.

March 3, 2013
UMW Baseball Splits Sunday Twinbill at Gallaudet
The University of Mary Washington baseball team split its Sunday doubleheader at Gallaudet University, dropping the opener, 6-0, before winning the nightcap in nine innings, 8-7. UMW moves to 7-5 on the season.

March 2, 2013
Haught Circles Bases in 12th to Lead UMW Baseball to Split with Southern Virginia
Sophomore catcher Jono Haught led off the bottom of the 12th inning with a triple to center field, and scored on an errant throw to third as the University of Mary Washington baseball team won the nightcap of its doubleheader with Southern Virginia University, 6-5, in 12 innings on Saturday. The Knights took the opener, 4-2.

February 27, 2013
UMW Baseball Falls to Bridgewater, 11-0, on Wednesday
The University of Mary Washington baseball team fell behind, 4-0, after one inning, and never regrouped in an 11-0 loss to Bridgewater College on Wednesday at Dickinson Stadium. UMW falls to 5-3 on the season.

February 26, 2013
Four UMW Athletes Named CAC Athletes of the Week
The University of Mary Washington saw four student-athletes named as Athletes of the Week by the Capital Athletic Conference on Tuesday. Torey Mancari (baseball pitcher), Billy Kelly (men's lax offensive), Hannah Otterman (softball pitcher), and Keller Torrey (women's lax offensive) were honored.

February 24, 2013
Mancari, Somerville, Black Combine on No Hitter as UMW Baseball Sweeps Penn State-Altoons in Sunday Twinbill
Senior lefty Torey Mancari threw five no-hit innings and relievers Chris Somerville and Jake Black each added two hitless innings as the University of Mary Washington baseball team defeated Penn State-Altoona, 5-0, in the opener of their doubleheader on Sunday at Dickinson Stadium. The Eagles won game two, 8-1, to improve to 5-2 on the year.

February 22, 2013
Saturday's UMW Baseball Twinbill Moved to Sunday
Saturday's University of Mary Washington baseball doubleheader against Penn State Altoona has been postponed until Sunday, February 24, due to inclement weather. The twinbill will start at noon on Sunday.

February 20, 2013
UMW Baseball Falls to Catholic, 4-1, on Wednesday
The University of Mary Washington baseball team dropped a 4-1 decision to visiting Catholic University on Wednesday at Dickinson Stadium. The Eagles fall to 3-2 overall, and see their pitching staff's 21-straight scoreless inning streak come to an end.

February 15, 2013
UMW Baseball Sweeps Eastern Mennonite in Wednesday Doubleheader
The University of Mary Washington baseball team received two more outstanding efforts on the mound and the bats came alive in game two as the Eagles swept a doubleheader from Eastern Mennonite University, 1-0 and 12-0, on Wednesday at Dickinson Stadium. The Eagles improve to 3-1, and run their scoreless streak on the mound to 21 innings.

February 15, 2013
Sunday's UMW Baseball Twinbill vs. Randolph-Macon Postponed
Sunday's baseball doubleheader between the University of Mary Washington and Randolph-Macon College has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather. The makeup date will be announced on Monday.

February 13, 2013
Saturday's UMW Baseball Twinbill Against EMU Moved To Friday
Due to the predicted inclement weather for the weekend, the baseball doubleheader between the University of Mary Washington and Eastern Mennonite University has been moved to Friday at noon.

February 12, 2013
UMW Baseball Hits Field for 2013 in Improved Dickinson Stadium in New Nike Gear
The University of Mary Washington baseball team opened play for the 2013 season on Sunday in a renovated V. Earl Dickinson Stadium and in all new Nike uniforms for 2013.

February 10, 2013
UMW Baseball Opens Riser Era with Twinbill Split With Hampden-Sydney
The University of Mary Washington baseball team opened the 2013 season and the Wayne Riser era with a doubleheader split with Hampden-Sydney on Sunday at Dickinson Stadium. The Eagles fell in the opener, 1-0, but won the nightcap, 2-0.

February 8, 2013
Saturday's UMW Baseball Season Opener Postponed Until Sunday
Saturday's University of Mary Washington baseball season opener against Hampden-Sydney College has been postponed until Sunday at noon due to rain.

October 31, 2012
UMW Baseball Competes in Marathon Game
On Sunday the UMW Baseball team conducted the first annual marathon game at Dickinson Stadium. The game was won by the White team Captained by Senior Michael Straub. The white team won by a score of 45-44. The Marathon game not only enhances the skill level of the current team but also serves as a fundraiser for the program.

September 21, 2012
UMW Names Wayne Riser as Head Baseball Coach
The University of Mary Washington has hired Wayne Riser as its new Head Baseball Coach, according to Director of Athletics Ken Tyler. Riser comes to Fredericksburg from Shepherd University, where he served as head coach for 22 years, winning 512 games and ranking as the all-time winningest coach in any sport in Rams’ history. He was inducted as a 2008 member of the Shepherd Athletic Hall of Fame. Riser replaces 25-year veteran coach Tom Sheridan, who left UMW last month to become the associate head coach at Division I George Washington University.