Saturday, February 24, 2007

Saturday Scores

Kansas State 5 Ohio State 4 (Game 1)
Kansas State 5 Ohio State 2 (Game 2)
In the first game, Ohio State LHP Cory Luebke allowed only four hits, three runs, only one earned run and fanned five over seven innings, but the Buckeye bullpen couldn't hold onto the lead. C Eric Fryer and OF J.B. Shuck had two hits a piece, CF Matt Angle and 2B Jason Zoeller each had a hit, run scored and a RBI.

The nightcap saw KSU SS Eli Rumler go yard and drive in two. Josh Barrera started for OSU. He worked 5.2 innings yielding eight hits and two runs, only one of which was earned. Barrera got a no decision. Shuck led the offense, again, with a hit and two RBI.

Arkansas State 8 Northwestern 5 (Box)
ASU's five run first was too much for the Wildcats. NU CF Aaron Newman banged out three hits and scored three times. LF Caleb Fields had three hits, as well, and drove in three of the Wildcats five runs. RF Antonio Mule drove in the other two NU tallies. Keeping with the theme this weekend, NU managed to make six errors.

Minnesota 6 The Citadel 3 (Box)
3B Nate Hanson hit his second homerun in as many days to led the Gophers attack. 2B Derek McCallum went 4 for 4 with a RBI and a stolen base. Mike Mee, Matt Nohelty and Kyle Baran each had two hits. Dustin Braebender notched win number two of the year for Minnesota. Josh Oslin posted his second straight save.

Michigan 9 Bethune-Cookman 3 (Box)
1B Nate Recknagel went yard for the first time this year, drove in four runs and scored two more to pace Michigan's offense. Brad Roblin, Adam Abraham and Zach Putnam each had two hits a piece. Abraham also pitched four innings of one hit, no run relief to post the victory. Chris Fetter started for Michigan. He struck out six in five innings allowing three runs, one earned.

Southern Mississippi 15 Indiana 4 (Box)
A five run first inning doomed IU today. Indiana SS Keith Haas went 3 for 3 with two RBI. OF Andrew Means had a couple of hits and Evan Crawford continued his strong start by collecting a hit, a run and a RBI. Southern Miss is undefeated at 7-0. RF Jody Blount went 4 for 6 with two runs scored and two RBI for USM.

Louisiana -Lafayette 7 Illinois 6 (Box)
Freshman 3B Brandon Wikoff moved to the leadoff spot and responded with a three hit performance. SS Shawn Roof also had a three hit game. Mike Stankiewicz started for the Illini, but got a no decision. ULL 3B Devery Van De Keere went two for three with a pair of runs scored and a pair of RBI. John Zorich pitched eight innings of relief, yes, relief, to earn the win.

Iowa's game was postponned due to rain. The other Saturday results were not available as I type.