Catholic 9, St. Mary's 1 April 10, 2002

Adam Weiss lowered his ERA to 2.49.

WASHINGTON - Junior Adam Weiss (Massapequa Park, N.Y./Farmingdale) picked up his eighth win of the season, setting a CUA school record for wins in a year, as Catholic handed St. Mary's a 9-1 defeat in a CAC matchup at Talbot Field Wednesday afternoon.

Weiss went eight shutout innings, allowing just five hits and two walks, while fanning four. He did not allow a hit until the fourth. His eighth win betters Brian Bickerton's seven games won in 1997.

The Cardinals (19-12-2, 5-4 CAC) jumped out quickly in the bottom of the first as junior Justin Siller (Staten Island, N.Y./Monsignor Farrell) smacked a three-run homer to right, his second on the year, and Andrew Burns (Prince Frederick, Md./Calvert) had an RBI single to put CUA ahead 4-0.

Siller would strike again in the sixth with an RBI triple, scoring Brian Pietryka (Columbia, Md./Hammond). Siller finished 2-for-3 with three runs scored and four knocked in. Pietryka was 2-for-5 with two runs scored.

Justin Saloom led the Seahawks (10-19-1, 3-7 CAC), going 2-for-4 with an RBI double in the ninth.

Catholic returns to action tomorrow as they play a non-league game at Rutgers-Camden at Campbell's Field in Camden, N.J. at 3:30 p.m.

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