Friday, April 24, 2009

Gophers, Bucks Rally; Fetter K's 12

Ohio State scored two in the bottom of the ninth to upend Northwestern, 5-4. Justin Miller had two hits and two RBI. Dan Burkhart also drove in a pair for OSU. Drew Rucinski won his seventh game of the year in relief. Alex Wimmers started and stuck out 10, but did allow all four Wildcat tallies. Tommy Finn and Trevor Stevens had two hits a piece for NU.

Minnesota scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to beat Purdue, 4-3. Justin Gominsky's sac fly capped the rally for the Gophers. Matt Bischoff was terrific for the Boilers, but took the loss. Luke Rasmussen won the game by pitching two innings of shutout relief.

Chris Fetter fanned twelve Indiana batters in leading Michigan past the Hoosiers, 6-2. Fetter tossed a complete game victory yielding eight hits and just one walk. Ryan LaMarre drove in two of the Wolverines' runs. IU's Jerrud Sabourin, Josh Phegley and Evan Crawford each had two hits.

Illinois prevailed over Penn State, 7-3. Illini frosh OF Wille Argo had three hits, including a homer, three runs scored and three RBI. Aaron Johnson also went yard and had two hits. Phil Haig posted the win. Sophomore DH Ben Heath drove in two of the three Nittany Lions runs.

Michigan State outslugged Iowa, 15-10. Jeff Holm led the Spartans attack with a 4-for-5 game. Holm homered, drove in four and scored four. Eric Roof had three hits, three RBI and two runs scored. Roof also homered. Nolan Moody earned the win. Kody McManis had three hits and four RBI for Iowa. Hawkeyes' CF Kurtis Muller had three hits, two runs and two RBI.