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Boyd leads Norfolk State past
Sacramento State thumps Louisiana Tech;
IPFW wins first Summit game
Norfolk, Va., John Boyd had three hits with two doubles and four
RBI as Norfolk State outscored Virginia State 13-9 Thursday at
Marty L. Miller Field for its sixth consecutive victory. Jerrod
Farley (left) had a double, a triple, two runs and drove in two
for the Spartans (13-10). Brandon Hairston also had two hits,
two runs and two RBI for NSU. Brandon Crump went 2-2 with two
RBI for the Trojans (11-21). Jeff Shelton went deep for VSU.
Sacramento State 17, Louisiana Tech 2
In Ruston, La., Gabe Jacobo had three of his
team’s five home runs as Sacramento State defeated Louisiana
Tech at J.C. Love Field in the opener of their WAC series.
Jacobo had four hits and six RBI. Ryan Blair and Tim Wheeler
each had three hits for the Hornets (6-2, 11-15). Kevin Winn had
two hits and Matt Combs belted a two-run homer for the Bulldogs
IPFW 21, Southern Utah 13
In Cedar City, Utah, Jared Davis drove in six as
IPFW outscored Southern Utah to win its first Summit League
game. Davis was a single short of the cycle, hitting a triple in
the first, a three-run homer in the sixth and a two-run double
in the seventh. Shaun VanDriessche had three hits, including two
home runs, and knocked in four for the Mastodons (1-0, 5-15-1).
Jimmy Gilliland added four hits, four runs and three RBI for
IPFW. Nick Freitas homered three times for the Thunderbirds
Le Moyne 11, Cornell 5 (10)
In Ithaca, N.Y., Chris Edmondson tripled and
scored to ignite a six-run tenth as Le Moyne got by Cornell at
Hoy Field. Sean Paino’s base hit brought home Edmondson with the
go-ahead run for the Dolphins (10-14). The Big Red (6-11) forced
extra innings with a Jadd Schmeitzer two-run homer in the bottom
of the ninth.
BYU 10, UNLV 7 (10)
In Las Vegas, J.T. Musso blasted a three-run
homer in the top of the tenth to give BYU a victory over UNLV in
the opener of their Mountain West Conference series. The Cougars
(4-3, 13-16) snapped a six-game losing streak. The Rebels (4-3,
12-14) led 7-3 after seven before Bryce Ayoso’s three-run double
capped a four-run rally in the top of the eighth for BYU.
Connecticut 14, Fairfield 5
In Storrs, Conn., Mike Olt’s grand slam capped an
eight-run seventh as Connecticut defeated Fairfield at J.O.
Christian Field. The Stags (5-18) scored a pair in the top of
the seventh to trail 6-4 before a two-run single by Doug Elliot
ignited the rally in the bottom of the frame by the Huskies
Marist 6, New York Tech 5
In Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Richard Curylo and Ricky
Pacione each had three hits as Marist edged NYIT. Curylo’s homer
in the bottom of the first evened the score at 1-1 and Pacione
singled and scored on a sacrifice fly later in the frame to give
the Red Foxes (7-12) the lead for good. Brendan Chapin pitched
the ninth to notch his first save. Nick LaLuna had three hits
for the Bears (6-10). Jerry Smith drove in two for NYIT.
Florida A&M 11, Concordia (Ala.) 1
In Tallahassee, Fla., Tim Jones had four hits and
three RBI as Florida A&M overwhelmed Concordia at Moore-Kittles
Field. Darryl Evans added three hits for the Rattlers (7-14).
Jared Jeffries and Steve Cunningham each drove in two for FAMU.
Trevor Cameron had an RBI single for the Hornets (4-14).
Utah 4, Utah Valley 3
In Salt Lake City, Michael Beltran had three hits
and an RBI as Utah edged Utah Valley. Beltran’s run-scoring
single in the fifth tied the game at 3-3. Tyler Relf followed
with a base hit to plate the game-winner for the Utes (11-13). A
two-run single by Jake Rickenbach in the fourth had given the
Wolverines (5-18-1) a 3-2 lead.