May 19, 2008

Rankings are from CBI Composite Poll

MEAC Tournament: Bethune-Cookman 13, Norfolk State 2

Around the Bases
Mizzou, Texas complete Big 12 sweeps

Despite lost weekend, A&M wins title; No. 3 ASU sweeps Washington


In Columbia, Mo., Greg Folgia went 3 for 5 with three RBI and two runs as No. 13 Missouri completed its first sweep of No. 6 Nebraska since 1996, capping the weekend with a 7-3 win Sunday. Ryan Lollis added two RBI, and Rick Zagone (pictured) picked up the win on a staff day for the Tigers (16-11, 37-17). Missouri will be the No. 4 seed in the upcoming Big 12 tourney. Jake Opitz went 3 for 4 for Nebraska (17-9-1, 39-12-1), the No. 3 seed.


Texas 6, No. 7 Texas A&M 3

In College Station, Texas, Travis Tucker drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and Russell Moldenhauer drilled a two-run homer in the ninth as Texas rallied late to cap a sweep of Texas A&M. Despite the lost weekend, the Aggies captured the Big 12 regular-season title when Oklahoma upended Oklahoma State. Moldenhauer finished with three hits, and Kyle Russell contributed two RBI for the Longhorns (15-12, 34-19). Kyle Colligan had two hits, two runs and two RBI for the Aggies (19-8, 42-14).


No. 3 Arizona State 13, Washington 7
In Tempe, Ariz., Brett Wallace hit his 19th homer - a late grand slam – and Raoul Torrez added three RBI as Arizona State completed a Pac-10 sweep of Washington. Ryan Sontag went 3 for 4 with two RBI and a run as the Sun Devils (15-6, 44-9) won their seventh straight game. Kyle Conley went 2 for 3 with a homer, two runs and two RBI for the Huskies (10-11, 31-20).


Oklahoma 10, No. 9 Oklahoma State 4

In Oklahoma City, Bryant Hernandez had three hits and two RBI, and Aljay Davis and Matt Harughty added two RBI apiece as Oklahoma (9-17-1, 31-23-1) avoided a sweep against Oklahoma State (18-9, 40-15) and earned a spot in the Big 12 tourney in the process.


No. 12 UC Irvine 5, UC Davis 3
In Davis, Calif., Sean Madigan had a two-run single in a three-run first inning, and UC Irvine slipped past UC Davis in the Big West. Daniel Bibona tossed 6.2 innings to post his seventh win for the Anteaters (12-9, 36-16). Ryan Scoma had three hits and two RBI for the Aggies (11-10, 32-21).