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Turpen time in Omaha
leads OSU past Rice
In Omaha, Neb.,
sophomore Daniel Turpen tossed 6.2 scoreless innings as Oregon State avoided
elimination for the third straight day with a 5-0 victory over Rice Wednesday
evening in the College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium.
Turpen (3-0) made
his second start of the season and allowed five hits, one walk and three
strikeouts. Joe Paterson pitched 2.1 hitless innings with one walk and one
strikeout to preserve the shutout.
The Beavers (47-15)
took control with three in the bottom of the third. John Wallace had a leadoff
single and moved up one base on Cole Gillespie’s walk. Bill Rowe ripped an RBI
single to put OSU on the board. Following a wild pitch and a hit batsman,
starter Craig Crow (8-2) departed and Bobby Bramhall entered. He hit Mitch
Canham with the bases loaded to force in a second run and Chris Kunda’s RBI
fielder’s choice gave OSU a 3-0 lead.
Shea McFeely went
deep in the sixth, and Gillespie tripled and scored on a sacrifice fly by Rowe
in the seventh to give the Beavers a 5-0 edge.
with three hits for OSU. Tyler Henley and Josh Rodriguez each had two hits for
the Owls (57-12).
The teams will meet
again on Thursday at 8 p.m. EDT. The winner will advance to the championship
series against North Carolina.