are from CBI Composite
No. 17 Long Beach State 3, No. 6 Rice 2
Long Beach State/Rice
Around the Bases
Wallace leads No. 2
Arizona State past No. 7 Vanderbilt
Northern Colorado nips No. 21 Texas A&M
twice; No. 1 Arizona tops Georgia
In Tempe, Ariz., Brett Wallace
(pictured right) homered twice,
scored four times and drove in seven, and Ike Davis went 3 for 4
with four RBI as No. 2 Arizona State pounded No. 7 Vanderbilt
18-6 at the DeMarini Invitational Saturday. After plating three
runs in the third, the Sun Devils (2-0) had Wallace’s grand slam
highlight a six-run fourth. Jason Kipnis added a two-run shot in
the frame. Davis had a two-run single in the fifth as ASU
extended its lead to 12-0. Mike Leake worked six strong innings
for the Sun Devils, while Brett Jacobsen was touched for six
earned runs in three innings for the Commodores (1-1).
Northern Colorado 3-4, No. 21 Texas A&M 1-2
In College Station, Texas, Northern Colorado
swept a doubleheader from Texas A&M. Jon Klausing went the
distance in the opener for the Bears (2-1), working seven
innings with five hits, one earned run, four walks and three
strikeouts. T.R. Keating pitched six innings in Game 2 for
Northern Colorado with four hits, two runs, one walk and five
strikeouts. Sean Peery tossed three scoreless innings with four
strikeouts to earn the save. Brian Ruggiano homered in the
nightcap for the Aggies (1-2). Kevin Sandberg homered twice for
the Bears, his second snapping a 2-2 tie in the top of the
No. 1 Arizona 7, Georgia 1
In Athens, Ga., T.J. Steele blasted a three-run homer, and
Dillon Baird and C.J. Ziegler also went deep as top-ranked
Arizona rebounded from an opening-night loss and beat Georgia.
The Wildcats (1-1) led 2-1 entering the eighth and scored four
times off Bulldogs reliever Alex McGee - Brad Glenn singled in a
run before Steele homered. Gordon Beckham went 3 for 4 with a
RBI for Georgia (1-1).
No. 3 North Carolina 14, Florida Atlantic 13
In Boca Raton, Fla., Chad Flack and Seth Williams each had
three-run homers and drove in four, and Kyle Seager went 4 for 4
with two solo homers as North Carolina rallied to beat Florida
Atlantic. Flack’s three-run shot and Seager’s first homer came
in a five-run first, but the Owls (0-2) put four on the board on
two-run singles from Tom Hatcher (4 RBI) and David Wilson. FAU
added four more in the second to end Adam Warren’s day early.
Mike McKenna (3 for 5, 3 R, 2 RBI) had a RBI single, and Travis
Ozga (3 for 4, 3 RBI) ripped a three-run homer. But Dustin
Ackley (3 for 5, 2 RBI) and Williams (3 for 4, 4 RBI) helped the
Tar Heels (2-0) reclaim the lead with three apiece in the fifth
and sixth and two more in the eighth.
No. 4 South
Carolina 22-4, East Carolina 5-13
In Columbia, S.C., Reece Havens went 5 for 6 with a homer, four
runs and five RBI, and Phil Disher homered twice in going 3 for
5 with four runs and five RBI as South Carolina pummeled East
Carolina in the first game of a doubleheader. But the Pirates
rebounded by pounding the Gamecocks in the nightcap, with
Brandon Henderson going 4 for 5 with a homer, two runs and five
RBI and Jamie Ray contributing three hits and three RBI.
No. 5 Ole Miss 22, Minnesota 5
In Oxford, Miss., Cody Overbeck went 3 for 4 with two homers,
four runs and five RBI, and Brett Basham added a grand slam in a
10-run fifth inning as Ole Miss throttled Minnesota. Fuller
Smith came of the bench to score two runs and drive in three,
and Michael Guerrero scored three times for the Rebels (2-0).
Derek McCallum had two hits and two RBI for the Golden Gophers
No. 8 San Diego 17-2, San Diego State 11-15
In San Diego, Calif., San Diego split a
doubleheader with San Diego State, winning at Cunningham Stadium
in the afternoon before falling at Tony Gwynn Stadium in the
evening. Josh Romanski went 4 for 5 in the opener for the
Toreros (1-2) with two homers and seven RBI. USD scored six in
the first and four in the fifth to build a 13-4 advantage.
Garrett Green went 3 for 4 in the nightcap for the Aztecs (2-1)
with a double, a triple, three runs and three RBI. Troy Hanzawa
also had three hits and three RBI in Game 2 for SDSU.
No. 9 Texas 17, VCU 4
In Austin, Texas, Michael Torres went 3 for 6 with two runs and
five RBI, and Brandon Belt had four hits and four runs as Texas
routed VCU. Travis Tucker added three RBI, and All-American Kyle
Russell homered for the Longhorns (2-0). Matt Leskiw had three
hits and two RBI, and Brad Bonney added two hits and two RBI for
the Rams (0-2).
No. 10 Oregon State 8, Miami (Ohio) 3
In Tempe, Ariz., Jason Ogata had a career-high
four hits as Oregon State topped Miami (Ohio) at the DeMarini
Invitational. Ogata tripled in the first for the Beavers (1-1).
Jordan Lennerton had two hits, including a double, and a
sacrifice fly for OSU. Josh Hula had two hits and two RBI for
the RedHawks (0-2).
No. 12 Miami (Fla.) 6, Cincinnati 4
In Coral Gables, Fla., Dave DiNatale homered in
the bottom of the eighth to snap a 4-4 tie and propel Miami to
the victory over Cincinnati. Jason Hagerty had a three-run homer
in the sixth for the Hurricanes (2-0). Jamel Scott had two hits,
two runs and one RBI for the Bearcats (0-2).
No. 13 Missouri 14, Michigan State 9
In DeLand, Fla., Jacob Priday had three hits and
three RBI as Missouri outscored Michigan State at the Stetson
Invitational. Greg Folgia had two hits, including a triple, and
drove in three for the Tigers (2-0). Brandon Eckerle went 2 for
5 for the Spartans (1-1) with two runs and four RBI.
No. 14 Michigan 16, Villanova 6
In Port St. Lucie, Fla., Michigan scored 14 runs
in its final three at-bats to outscore Villanova at Tradition
Field. Adam Abraham had three hits and four RBI for the
Wolverines (2-0). Ryan LaMarre added two hits and drove in four
for Michigan. Derek Shunk, Dan Terpak and Kyle Carver all went
deep for the Wildcats (0-2).
No. 15 UCLA 7-2, Oklahoma 5-3
In Los Angeles, Calif., Gabe Cohen’s two-run
blast in the bottom of the ninth gave UCLA the win over Oklahoma
in the opener of their doubleheader at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
Spencer Selby’s sacrifice fly in the top of the 12th
gave the Sooners (1-1) the split over the Bruins (1-1).
No. 16 Florida State 14-15, Duquesne 3-3
In Tallahassee, Fla., Florida State used its
powerful offense to smother Duquesne twice at Dick Howser
Stadium. Tony Delmonico had three hits with a homer, three runs
and three RBI in the opener for the Seminoles (2-0). Jason
Stidham added three hits and three runs for FSU. Aaron Janusey
had two hits and a run in the opener for the Dukes (0-2).
Stidham drove in four in Game 2, while Andrew Heck had two hits
and two runs in the nightcap for Duquesne.
No. 22 Baylor 11, Purdue 10
In Waco, Texas, Ben Booker’s fielder’s choice in
the 11th plated Gregg Glime with the game-winner as
Baylor squeaked past Purdue at Baylor Ballpark to clinch the
series. Glime drew a leadoff walk in the final frame, moved to
second on a wild pitch, to third on a bunt single by Landis Ware
and scored on Booker’s grounder to second. Shaver Hansen’s grand
slam in the fourth for the Bears (2-0) gave the home team a 7-5
lead. The Boilermakers (0-2) battled back to take a 10-8 lead
before Baylor scored a pair in the seventh to knot the score at
Postponed games involving ranked teams:
Fordham @ No. 11 Wichita State