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No. 11 Rice rallies for
three in bottom of ninth vs. Houston
Ole Miss routs Northwestern State; Georgia Tech nips GSU in
In Houston, Adam Zornes' two-run single tied the
game, and Jimmy Comerota squeezed in J.P. Padron with the
game-winner as No. 11 Rice scored three times in the bottom of
the ninth to overcome Houston Wednesday in the first game in the
Silver Glove series. Zornes homered and drove in five, and
Padron went 3 for 5 with a homer, three runs and four RBI for
the Owls, who trailed 11-3 after four innings. Chris Kelley,
Zack Harwood, Bryan Price and Jared Gayhart combined for five
scoreless innings to allow Rice (3-2) the opportunity to rally.
Jake Stewart had two hits and three RBI, and Blake Kelso had
three hits and two RBI for the Cougars (3-2), who scored six
times in the first inning.
No. 3 Ole Miss 14, Northwestern State 1
In Oxford, Miss., Logan Power went 3 for 5 with two solo homers
and three runs, and Fuller Smith went 2 for 2 with a homer and
four RBI off the bench as Ole Miss routed Northwestern State.
Drew Pomeranz tossed 3.1 innings to post his first win for the
Rebels, who improved to 5-0 with their fourth straight
10-plus-run game. NSU dropped to 2-3.
Georgia Tech 1, Georgia Southern 0
In Atlanta, Charlie Blackmon’s RBI single with
two outs in the bottom of the 10th lifted Georgia
Tech past Georgia Southern. Jason Haniger led off the bottom of
the 10th with a base hit and was sacrificed to
second. Following a strikeout, Blackmon dropped a single into
shallow left field to bring home Haniger and make winners of the
Yellow Jackets (5-0). Matt Miller had two hits for the Eagles
(1-4), the only player on either team with more than one hit.
No. 5 South Carolina 12, UNC Asheville 0
In Columbia, S.C., each of South Carolina's first three hitters
drove in three runs, and Nick Godwin allowed two hits in six
scoreless innings as the Gamecocks blanked UNC Asheville. Reese
Havens hit his third homer and drove in three, and James Darnell
had three hits and three RBI. Whit Merrifield also drove in
three, despite not getting a hit for the Gamecocks (3-1). Reed
Kreiser had a pair of hits for the Bulldogs (2-3).
No. 6 Texas 5, Texas-Pan American 0
In Austin, Texas, three Longhorn pitchers
combined on a three-hit shutout as Texas blanked Texas-Pan
American. Chance Ruffin (1-0) fanned four in three innings with
three hits and one walk. Casey Whitmer struck out five in three
innings. Marcus Tackett tossed a scoreless seventh for the
Longhorns (5-0). Russell Moldenhauer had two hits and drove in
three for Texas.
No. 7 Vanderbilt 4, Evansville 3
In Nashville, Tenn., Jonathan White singled in the game-winning
run in the bottom of the ninth as Vanderbilt slipped past
Evansville. Andrew Giobbi had three hits for the Commodores
(3-1), who held a 3-0 lead after eight innings before the Purple
Aces (0-4) rallied for three in the top of the ninth.
No. 14 UCLA 5, UC Santa Barbara 4
In Los Angeles, Alden Carrithers has an RBI
single in the bottom of the 13th to end a 5:35 marathon with UC
Santa Barbara. Carrithers was hit by a pitch with the bases
loaded in the sixth as the Bruins (2-1) tied the game at 4-4.
Eric Oliver had a two-run double for the Gauchos (3-1).
No. 15 Clemson 12, High Point 3
In Clemson, S.C., Ben Paulsen homered and drove
in four as Clemson throttled High Point. Kyle Parker, John
Nester and Wilson Boyd also went deep for the Tigers (4-0).
Alfie Wheeler had an RBI single for the Panthers (3-2).
No. 20 Virginia 7, Old Dominion 3
In Charlottesville, Va., David Adams and Jeremy
Farrell each had three hits to lead Virginia past Old Dominion.
Matt Packer (1-0) allowed one hit and one unearned run in six
innings for the Cavaliers (5-0) with two walks and seven
strikeouts. Anthony Shawler had an RBI double for the Monarchs