Saturday, February 23, 2008

Saturday Scores

Texas State 2 Illinois 1 (box)
TSU pushed across a run in the ninth to beat the Illini. Catcher Aaron Johnson led Illinois' offense with three hits. 3B John Schlichter had the lone RBI. Mike Stankiewicz worked six innings giving up one run on six hits and a walk. He fanned four. Freshman Nick Chmielewski took the loss.

LSU 5 Indiana 4 (box)
Sophomore Tyler Rogers had two hits and two RBI to pace IU. Josh Phegley and Kipp Schutz both had a pair of hits, as well. The Hoosiers helped the Tigers by committing four errors.

Michigan 16 Villanova 6 (box)
3B Adam Abraham and RF Ryan LaMarre each had four RBI. Abraham collected three hits including a triple. LaMarre, Chris Berset (two RBI) and Leif Mahler (two RBI, two runs) each had a pair of hits. DH Zach Putnam's lone hit was a triple and he drove in two and scored twice. Michael Powers earned the win in relief.

Missouri 14 Michigan State 9 (box)
1B Evan Freidland's three hits and two RBI led MSU. Brandon Eckerle had two hits, two runs scored and four RBI. 3B Steve Gerstenberger had two hits and two RBI. Missouri's Jacob Priday had two hits, three runs scored and three RBI. Fellow Tiger Greg Folgia also drove in three.

Mississippi 22 Minnesota 5 (box)
Derek McCallum's two hits and two RBI were the highlight for the Gophers. Jeremy Chlan also had a pair of hits and scored twice for Minnesota. The Rebels offensive explosion was led by 1B Cody Overbeck's three hit (including going yard twice), four run scored, four RBI performance.

Ohio State 1 Memphis 0 (box)
J.B. Shuck pitched six innings of two-hit, no-run baseball to post the win. Shuck fanned nine Tigers en route to his first win. Freshman Alex Wimmers came on and tossed three innings of one-hit baseball to earn the save. Wimmers struck out five. Justin Miller had three hits to lead the Buckeyes. RF Ryan Dew had the Ohio State RBI.

Penn State 4 High Point 2 (Game One box)
Mike Wanamaker started and worked six innings while not allowing a run. Wanamaker, a JUCO transfer, yielded five hits and two walks while striking out five. Drew O'Neil came in and worked a perfect 1.1 innings to earn his first save of 2008. C Joe Blackburn was 3 for 3 and drove in a run. 3B Mike Deese homered.

High Point 14 Penn State 1 (Game Two box)
PSU centerfielder Brian Ernst had two of the team's three hits and drove in the lone run.

The remainder of the Saturday slate is incomplete or unavailable.