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No. 18 San Diego handles Harvard; Oral
Roberts bounces BYU
Brooklyn, N.Y., Chris Kievit had four hits, three runs and four
RBI to lead Long Island past Maryland-Eastern Shore 11-0
Thursday at LIU Field. Gerard Tingos had a grand slam in the
second for the Blackbirds (8-12). Kievit’s two-run homer
highlighted a three-run third for LIU. James Jones (right) had
two hits, two steals, one run and one RBI for the Blackbirds. UMES fell to
No. 18 San Diego 14, Harvard 4
In San Diego, James Meador had three hits and two
RBI as San Diego defeated Harvard at Cunningham Stadium. Harry
Douglas had a two-run single in the first and Dan Zailskas added
a run-scoring single in the third as the Crimson (1-14) built a
3-0 lead. Meador had an RBI single in a seven-run third for the
Toreros (18-8). Meador also had a run-scoring single in a
four-run fourth as USD built an 11-4 lead. Kevin Hansen had two
hits and two RBI for the Toreros.
Oral Roberts 13, BYU 9
In Tulsa, Okla., Kelly Minissale had the
game-winning base hit and Ben Petralli smacked a three-run homer
for insurance as Oral Roberts rallied to beat BYU at J.L.
Johnson Stadium. Jonathan Cluff’s three-run double highlighted a
five-run eighth as the Cougars (12-13) took a 9-8 lead. David
Genao homered in the bottom of the eighth for the Golden Eagles
(14-6) to tie the game at 9-9. After back-to-back walks,
Minissale’s base hit gave ORU a 10-9 lead. Petralli then went
deep to complete the scoring.
Florida A&M 5, Albany State 2
In Albany, Ga., Darryl Evans had three hits and
two runs to lead Florida A&M past Albany State at Golden Rams
Park. Tim Jones homered in the second for the Rattlers (4-12).
Chris Justin scored on a wild pitch in the third to give FAMU a
2-0 lead. B.J. Stewart had an RBI single in the fourth for the
Golden Rams (25-11) to cut the lead in half. Jared Jeffries had
a run-scoring single in the fifth and Jared Grace had an RBI
base hit in the sixth as the Rattlers built a 4-1 lead. Deontate
Hahn had an RBI single for ASU in the seventh. Justin’s sac bunt
in the eighth brought in the final run for FAMU. Anthony Espin
(2-3) went the distance for the Rattlers with seven hits, one
earned run and four strikeouts.
George Mason 6, Brown 5
In Fairfax, Va., Scott Krieger homered to lead
off the bottom of the ninth as George Mason edged Brown at Hap
Spuhler Field. The Bears (6-8) scored a pair in the top of the
ninth that knotted the score at 5-5. Nick Greskoff homered in
the fifth for Brown. Chris Henderson’s RBI single capped a
four-run second for the Patriots (10-11).
Dallas Baptist 20, Houston Baptist 6
In Dallas, Ryan Goins had three hits, including
two homers, three runs and four RBI as Dallas Baptist outscored
Houston Baptist. Goins’ sacrifice fly capped a four-run first
for the Patriots (14-8). Goins hit a solo shot in the third and
a two-run bomb in the sixth for DBU. Evan Bigley also homered
twice for the Patriots with seven RBI. HBU fell to 11-14.