Emory and Henry 1
Emory and Henry 0
The GC baseball team was in fine form for its home debut, allowing just one run in two games in a sweep of visiting Emory and Henry at War Memorial Stadium.
Kit Mock (2-1) earned the victory in The Pride 6-1 win in game one. Mock allowed just one run on three hits in six innings of work and struck out six. Kyle Bolick was 1-2 from the plate and scored two runs. Jeff Gregory hit 2-2 in the game. GC compiled 10 hits to just three for Emory and Henry.
In the afternoon game Jordan Dorsett pitched a complete game shutout in The Pride’s 4-0 victory.
Prior to the game, Andy Doss threw out the first pitch for The Pride’s home opener. He is the website and graphic design coordinator at Greensboro College. His father, Bob, passed away on Jan. 22. (See Greensboro College Website link for photos)
Bob Doss was a lifelong resident of Greensboro and loved the game of baseball. A former US Marine, Bob Doss was president of the local Palomino baseball league. He was the 2006 National Baseball Federationâ€™s Man of the Year.
Additionally, he was a member of the PONY Baseball Wall of Fame.
â€œBob Doss was a passionate and devoted leader for youth baseball in Greensboro for many decades,â€ said Pride Athletics Director Kim Strable. â€œBob was among the first to congratulate Greensboro College and offer support when we started our baseball program back in 1993 and he actively encouraged youth players to aspire to the college level. He was a bonafide baseball icon in our community and leaves a legacy that will likely never be matched.â€
Andy Doss was joined at the event by his siblings: Randy and Sandy and numerous other family members. Randy was Greensboro Collegeâ€™s first sports information and served as admissions director.
GC Record: 6-3