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Wahoos Cruise to Win Against William and Mary


Artie Lewicki was strong again on the mound, while freshman Matt Thaiss led a relentless attack at the plate, as No. 1 Virginia rolled past William and Mary 11-2 Wednesday night at Davenport Field.

Lewicki's third appearance since his return from an oblique injury was his strongest to date. The senior struck out a career-high eight in five shutout innings, and didn't give up a hit until the fifth, to pick up the win.

Lewicki is now 3-0 with a 1.12 ERA on the season, and has given up just two hits in 11 shutout innings since returning from his oblique injury.

Thaiss went 3-for-3 at the plate, driving in a pair of runs with an RBI single in the second and a double in the fifth.

The Cavaliers as a team had 14 hits, and scored in every inning except the sixth. They did most of their damage in a five-run third inning, highlighted by Joe McCarthy's bases loaded hit that was mis-played by Tribe center fielder Derek Lowe. The three-base error allowed all three runners to come home, and McCarthy to circle the bases and score as well.


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