BETHESDA, Md. -- Alex Meyer pitched shutout baseball for five innings and Georgetown used a big first inning to defeat Coppin State 8-3 on Wednesday at Shirley Povich Field.
Meyer limited the Eagles to two hits and struck out eight in five innings of work before leaving the game with the Hoyas leading 7-0.
Georgetown scored five runs in the first inning and added a single run in the second to take a 6-0 lead after two innings.
Matt Iannetta, Matthew Bouchard and Sean Baumann each drove in two runs for the Hoyas who improved to 17-28 on the season.
extended his hitting streak to nine games by going 2-for-4 with an RBI, while DeShawn Daniel
had two hits and scored a run. Williams is hitting .462 during his current hitting streak.
Baumann capped the five-run first inning for Georgetown with a two-run homer to left.
Coppin State (0-41) broke through for a run in the top of the seventh inning. Daniel led off the inning with an infield single and advanced to third on a fielding error by the Georgetown shortstop. He came in to score the first run for CSU courtesy a wild pitch.
The Eagles would score twice in the top of the eighth inning to trim the lead to 7-3. Sebastian Fomenko
doubled to left with one out and came around to score on an infield single by Elgin Thomas
. Thomas scored when Williams singled to left.
Williams also pitched well for the Eagles as he allowed only one unearned run in 3.2 innings of work while striking out three.