The Emory University Baseball team took game one of the weekend series from Washington and Lee University Thursday afternoon, defeating the Generals, 11-4, at Chappell Park in Atlanta.
The Eagles did all of their damage in the third through seventh innings, scoring in all five frames including three-run spots in the fourth, fifth and seventh. Three different hitters registered at least three hits or more with six Eagles driving in at least one run.
Sophomore Michael Edelman had a career day at the plate, recording his first four-hit game of career and falling a home run shy of the cycle. Edelman went 4-for-4 in the win, scoring twice, plating one run and added a stolen base.
Juniors Ryan Adelman and Jacob Greene each had three hits in the contest with Adelman going 3-for-4 with a game-high three runs while driving in two. Greene went 3-for-3, also crossed home plate three times to go along with a double and his first two bases of the season.
Junior Richard Brereton was credited with the win, his first of the year, as he earned a quality start. Brereton allowed three runs total (2 ER) on five hits while striking out three and walking just one. Senior Sam Brzowski and freshman Joey Bock tossed a scoreless inning of relief while senior Brian Taggett struck out the side in his first appearance of the year, allowing one run on three hits.
Emory and Washington and Lee will continue their weekend set on Friday with game two scheduled for a 2:00 PM start. Please check emoryathletics.com for any potential weather related changes.