CARROLLTON, Ga. – Unable to string any hits together, the Georgia College baseball team (7-6) dropped a non-conference road game 8-1 at the University of West Georgia (10-4) Wednesday.
The Wolves posted two-run innings on four different occasions, including a three-inning stretch from the third-through-fifth.
The Bobcats posted their lone run of the game in the fifth, started by a one-out single from Taylor Hinshaw (Winder, Ga.). After another out, Hinshaw stole second, and came in to score on a two-out single by Rob Hogenkamp (St. Louis, Mo.).
Junior Patrick Olvaney (Alpharetta, Ga.) got the start, and the loss (0-1); going three innings and allowing two earned runs. UWG reliever Jonathon Black (2-1) got the win in 2 1/3 innings of action. West Georgia designated hitter T.J. Eifert was the lone multi-hit performer for either team, going 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run.
The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, March 2 at 1 p.m. traveling to No. 24 UNC Pembroke (12-3, 3-3 PBC) for doubleheader action. The Braves most recently beat Coker College 5-4 today.
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