Sunday, March 02, 2008

Scores Galore

Stephen F. Austin 8 Illinois 7 (box)
Illinois' Kyle Hudson had three hits, scored twice and drove in one. Brandon Wikoff had two hits and three RBI in the loss. Three SFA players went yard including catcher Mat Whatley who drove in four runs.

Indiana 9 Austin Peay 1 (box)
Matt Bashore pitched six scoreless innings to earn the win. The sophomore lefty yielded four hits, three walks and struck out five. Andrew Means and Evan Crawford each had three hits. Kipp Schutz drove in three runs.

Iowa 6 #7 Vanderbilt 3 (box)
Wes Freie went 4 for 4 in leading the Hawkeyes past seventh ranked Vandy. Kyle Riffel had two hits, two runs scored and two RBI. Iowa CF Caleb Curry had a three hit game. Matt Mossey had two hits and pitched 1.1 innings of scoreless relief to post his first save of 2008. Michael Jacobs worked six innings giving up seven hits, three walks and three earned runs to post the win.

#18 Michigan 11 Hawaii 5 (Game One box)
Nate Recknagel collected three hits including a homer to lead Michigan. Recknagel scored twice and drove in two more. Derek VanBuskirk, Adam Abraham and Mike Dufek all had three hits piece. VanBuskirk and Jason Christian each had three RBI. Chris Fetter (1-0) allowed seven hits, no walks and one earned run over 6.2 innings to notch the win.

#1 Arizona State 8 #18 Michigan 4 (Game Two box)
A five run seventh inning powered the Sun Devils to victory. Zach Putnam had three hits and three RBI in the defeat. Leif Mahler also had a three hit game for Michigan. Brett Wallace had three hits for ASU (6-0). Ike Davis (1-0) got the win in relief.

Michigan State 6 Arkansas State 5 (box)
Kyle Day drove home the game winner in the ninth. MSU's Eli Boike had three hits, two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. Day and A.J. Shindler each had two hits for the Spartans. Nolan Moody pitched the ninth inning to post the win.

Minnesota 7 Tulane 5 (box)
A four run eighth powered the Gophers to victory. Matt Nohelty had two hits and three RBI to lead Minnesota. Mike Kvasnicka hit his first collegiate homerun and drove in two more Gopher tallies. Luke Rasmussen got the win, Seth Rosin earned the save.

South Florida 9 Northwestern 8 (box)
Jake Owens had three hits, a run scored, a RBI and a stolen base. Mike Kalina had two more hits as did Chris Lashmet and Jake Wilson. Nate Roberts drove in two Wildcat runs.

Ohio State 7 Louisiana Tech 4 (box)
Dean Wolosiansky (2-0) went five innings giving up six hits, but not allowing a walk or run. Wolosiansky also struck out six. Rory Meister earned the win. J.B. Shuck had four hits and two RBI. Justin Miller had three hits and two RBI.

Penn State 4 Kennesaw State 3 (box)
Landon Nakata hit his first homerun and Brian Ernst and Rick Marlin had two hits a piece to pace the Nittany Lions. Mark Lorenston gave up six hits, a walk and three earned runs over 6.1 innings to get the win. Drew O'Neil posted his second save of the year.

Wake Forest 15 Penn State 4 (box)
On Sunday, Wes Borden, Brian Ernst, Cory Wine and Rob Yodice all had two hits for PSU. Borden hit his first homer as a Nittany Lion. Wake Forest's Evan Ocheltree had three hits and six RBI. Demon Deacons' 2B Dustin Hood had three hits, three RBI and two runs scored.

Western Kentucky 12 Purdue 5 (box)
Brandon Haveman's two hits led Purdue. Drew Madia's two RBI topped the Boilers, who remain winless in 2008. WKU catcher J.B. Paxson had two hits, two runs and three RBI. Hilltoppers' 3B Wade Gaynor had three hits, three runs scored and a RBI.

More from Sunday action....

UIC 7 Illinois 4 (box)
In a game cut down to six innings due to travel scheduling, the Illini managed just five hits. Nick Stockwell drove in two of Illinois' four runs.

Indiana 17 Valparaiso 14 (box)
Yes, IU won by a late field goal. Josh Phegley went 5 for 5 and became the first Hoosier since 2005 to hit for the cycle. The sophomore catcher scored four runs and collected five RBI. Freshman 3B Evan Wilson had two hits including a homer, scored twice and drove in three. SS Evan Crawford also had three hits. Kyle Leiendecker posted the win, Chris Squires the save.

Kansas 9 Iowa 5 (box)
Hawkeyes' SS Kevin Hoef had two hits, scored twice and stole two bases. Justin Toole, Wes Freie and Kurtis Muller all had a pair of hits, as well. Toole and Caleb Curry each had two RBI. Kansas' CF Nick Faunce had four hits and Jayhawks' C Ryne Price went yard. KU starter Sam Freeman improved to 2-0.

Kansas State 10 Michigan State 9 (box)
Kyle Day posted the majority of crooked numbers for MSU. Day had three hits and five RBI to lead the Spartans. Brandon Doherty had three walks and scored three times in the loss. KSU's Nate Tenbrink had four hits including three doubles. The Wildcats' 3B drove in five and scored two runs. KU's Thomas Rooke earned the win.

Arkansas 8 Ohio State 6
The Razorbacks' Aaron Murphree hit a pair of two-run homers to lead Arkansas past OSU. Cliff Springston's 6.1 innings of relief got him the win. OSU's Zach Hurley and Cory Kovanda each had two RBI. Freshman Ryan Meade had three hits and scored three times in the loss.

Western Kentucky 5 Purdue 0 (box)
WKU's Matt Hightower allowed only three hits over six innings to post his second win of the year. Hightower surrendered only one free pass and struck out seven Boilermaker batters. The Boilermakers dropped to 0-6 on the season.

Minnesota 5 Pepperdine 2 (box)
Ice cream for everybody! The Gophers win the Dairy Queen Classic by dropping the Waves. Minnesota CF Matt Nohelty had three hits and two RBI and was named the Tournament's MVP. Mike Kvasnicka hit his second homerun of the year. Scott Fern recorded just two outs, but got the win. Phil Isaksson posted the save working 3.2 innings of no-hit, no-run baseball.