May 29, 2009

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CBI Live: #2 Virginia 5, #3 San Diego State 1

CBI Live: #2 South Carolina 11, #3 George Mason 3

CBI Live: #2 Middle Tennessee 5, #3 Vanderbilt 4

CBI Live: #1 Louisville 8, #4 Indiana 2

CBI Live: #1 LSU 10, #4 Southern 2

CBI Live: #3 Baylor 5, #2 Minnesota 0

CBI Live: #2 Kansas State 16, #3 Xavier 8

CBI Live: #1 Rice 5, #4 Sam Houston State 2


Around the Regionals

Hagerty homers twice for Hurricanes

Rice and Anderson knock in three for Coastal; Southern Miss outscores Elon


Gainesville Regional

#2 Miami (Fla.) 9 vs. #3 Jacksonville 4

#4 Bethune-Cookman 7 @ #1 Florida 8


Jason Hagerty hit two homers for three RBI as the Hurricanes (37-20) beat the Dolphins (36-21) at McKethan Stadium. Yasmani Grandal and Chris Herrmann each drove in two for Miami, which led 6-0 until the seventh. Starter Travis Miller (3-0) pitched four scoreless innings for the win. Five relievers took the mound for the Canes. Starter Carson Andrew (6-4) took the loss after giving up six runs on five hits in five innings. Kyle Fleming went 3 for 5 with two RBI for Jacksonville, which scored all four of its runs in the seventh.


In the nightcap, Teddy Foster hit a two-run walk-off single with one out in the bottom of the ninth to lead the Gators (40-20) in a comeback over the Wildcats (32-27). After trailing 4-0, Florida outscored Bethune-Cookman 8-3 over the final five innings. Mike Mooney and Preston Tucker each drove in a pair. Billy Bullock (3-2) pitched 1.1 innings of relief and gave up one run for the win. Reliever Eric Thomas (7-6) took the loss as he allowed four runs on three hits, two hit batters and a walk in 2/3 of an inning. Ryan Durrence finished 3 for 4 with a walk, double, homer, two runs and two RBI for B-CU.


Chapel Hill Regional

#2 Coastal Carolina 11 vs. #3 Kansas 3

#4 Dartmouth 2 @ #1 North Carolina 5


Adam Rice and David Anderson both drove in three as the Chanticleers (47-14) defeated the Jayhawks (37-23) 11-3 at Boshamer Stadium. Daniel Bowman added an additional two runs for Coastal Carolina, which scored in all but two innings. Starter Nick McMully (8-1) gave up three runs on four hits over 7.1 innings for the victory. Starter T.J. Watz (8-3) lasted just 2.2 innings and allowed six runs on five hits and five walks. Leadoff hitter David Narodowski finished 3 for 3 with two homers and two RBI for Kansas.


In the second game, Starter Matt Harvey (7-2) gave up just two runs on nine hits over 6.1 innings as the Tar Heels (43-16) beat the Big Green (27-17) in Game 2 at Boshamer Stadium. Brian Moran pitched 2.2 scoreless innings of relief with one hit for his fourth save. Dustin Ackley finished 3 for 5 with two RBI. Kyle Seager, Garrett Gore and Mike Cavasinni each drove in a run for North Carolina. Starter Robert Young (5-4) allowed four runs on 11 hits in seven innings for the loss. Brett Gardner went 2 for 4 with a solo homer for Dartmouth.


Atlanta Regional

#2 Elon 15 vs. #3 Southern Miss 17

#4 Georgia State 3 @ #1 Georgia Tech 9


Southern Miss opened up an 8-0 lead in the second inning but needed five runs in the ninth to finally put away Elon at Russ Chandler Stadium.


Trailing 13-12, pinch-hitter Adam Doleac had a RBI double to tie the game, and Joey Archer (4 for 4, HR, 3 R, 4 RBI) scored the go-ahead run in the ninth. Kyle Maxie added a pinch-hit two-run homer, and Bo Davis’ so shot expanded the lead to 17-13. Neal Pritchard ripped a two-run homer – the 11th homer of the afternoon – to make it 17-15 but the Phoenix could get no closer.


Archer went 4 for 4 with a homer, three runs and four RBI, and Davis homered twice and drove in four for the Golden Eagles (36-23), who will face Georgia Tech Saturday.


Bennett Davis went 4 for 4 with three homers, four runs and four RBI, and Chase Austin had two hits, including his 23rd homer, and five RBI for the Phoenix (40-17), which scored in every inning but the first and tied it at 9 in the bottom of the sixth.


In the nightcap, ACC pitcher of the year Deck McGuire overcame a shaky start and worked seven solid innings, and Matt Skole’s grand slam keyed a five-run fifth as Georgia Tech shook off Georgia State.


Luke Murton and Tony Plagman each contributed two RBI, and Jeff Rowland had two hits, three runs and a RBI for the Yellow Jackets (36-17-1). McGuire (11-1) allowed a three-spot in the second inning but settled in to strike out seven and allow nine hits in seven innings.


Bradley Logan had two hits and a RBI, and Michael McCree went 3 for 4 for the Panthers (39-21).


Austin Regional

#2 Texas State 7 vs. #3 Boston College 8

#4 Army 1 @ #1 Texas 3


Nine-hole hitter John Spatola ripped a three-run homer to key a six-run ninth inning as Boston College stunned Texas State for its first NCAA win in 42 years.


The Eagles (34-24) trailed 5-2 as Kane Holbrooks shut them down for seven innings. But Mike Sudol doubled in a run and Spatola (2 for 4, 4 RBI) hit his fourth homer to give BC a 6-5 lead. Tony Sanchez added a RBI double to the right-field wall, and Mike Belfiore singled Sanchez in to make it 8-5.


Paul Goldschmidt hit his 18th homer, a two-run shot, to bring the Bobcats (41-16) within a run. Belfiore stranded the tying run at second to earn his ninth save and set up a date with Texas.


Andrew Lawrence had two hits and two runs, and Mickey Wiswall had three hits for BC. Kyle Livingstone had three RBI, and Keith Prestridge went 3 for 4 with a run and a RBI for Texas State.


In the second game, Cole Green tossed seven solid innings, allowing four hits and one run, and Preston Clark had two hits and two runs as Texas slipped past Army.


Green (5-2) also had a single and a sacrifice bunt after being pressed into hitting when Clark, the DH, replaced first baseman Brandon Belt, who was hit by a pitch in the first inning and had to leave the game. Austin Wood tossed two hitless innings for his 15th save.


The Longhorns (42-13-1) scored first in the third when Cameron Rupp singled in Micahel Toress after Travis Tucker was thrown out at the plate by Ben Koenigsfeld. In the fourth, Connor Rowe’s squeeze bunt scored Clark. Clark doubled in the sixth and scored on Kevin Keyes’ single for a 3-0 lead.


The Black Knights (34-20) put runners on the corner with no outs. J.P. Pochinski brought in Kevin McKague with a sacrifice fly. Matt Fouch (7-4) took the loss for Army, allowing three runs on seven hits in seven innings.


Baton Rouge Regional

#4 Southern 3 @ #1 LSU 10 CBI Live - Robert Stewart

#2 Minnesota 0 vs. #3 Baylor 5 CBI Live - Robert Stewart


Clemson Regional

#2 Alabama 6 vs. #3 Oklahoma State 10

#4 Tennessee Tech 4 @ #1 Clemson 5


Jeff Schaus laced a two-run double in the bottom of the ninth as Clemson rallied to beat Tennessee Tech.


Pinch-hitter Addison Johnson singled to lead off the ninth, and Chris Epps bunted for a hit to second before Schaus, who finished with three RBI, doubled down the right-field line. Graham Stoneburner (7-3) tossed the final 4.2 innings, allowing no runs and two hits and striking out five to post the win for the Tigers (41-19).


Alex Henry went 3 for 4 with two runs for Tech (30-23-1). Ryan Dennick worked the first seven innings for the Golden Eagles, allowing five hits and three earned runs.


In the day’s first game, Tom Belza, who entered the Regionals with two homers, went 3 for 3 with three homers and six RBI as Oklahoma State built an 8-0 lead and held off Alabama.


The Cowboys (33-22) scored four in the first and two apiece in the second and third, thanks in large part to Belza, who had a grand slam in the first and a solo shot in the third. He added a solo homer in the fifth to make it 9-5. Tyrone Hambly had three hits, two runs and two RBI for OSU. Tyler Lyons (7-5) allowed six runs on 10 hits but still picked up the win.


Wes Henderson had a pair of RBI for the Crimson Tide (37-20).


Fort Worth Regional

#2 Texas A&M 8 vs. #3 Oregon State 9

#4 Wright State 3 @ #1 TCU 6


Koa Kahalehoe went 3 for 4 with a run and three RBI, and Carter Bell went 3 for 5 with two runs and two RBI as Oregon State built a 9-1 lead and held on for dear life to beat Texas A&M.


The Beavers (36-17) scored four times in the second, three times in the fourth and twice in the sixth and appeared headed for an easy win. Sam Gaviglio (10-1) worked into the sixth, allowing one earned run and striking out six.


But the Aggies (36-23) came roaring back on six OSU relievers, scoring four times in the seventh with Kevin Gonzalez driving in two. In the ninth, Caleb Shofner blasted a three-run homer to get A&M within one.


In the second game, Brian Holaday, Jason Coats and Matt Curry had RBI hits in a three-run third as TCU edged Wright State.


Chris Ellington went 3 for 3, and Curry had two RBI for the Horned Frogs (37-16). Paul Gerrish (6-2) allowed three runs on seven hits in seven innings to post the win.


Casey McGrew blasted a three-run homer to give the Raiders (33-29) a 3-1 lead in the top of the third.


Fullerton Regional

#2 Georgia Southern 10 vs. #3 Gonzaga 19

#4 Utah 2 @ #1 Cal State Fullerton 18


Kris Davis went 3 for 5 with a homer and four RBI, and Jared Clark went 4 for 5 with three RBI as Cal State Fullerton routed Utah.


The Titans (43-14) scored nine runs in the first four innings and every inning but the fifth, providing plenty of support for Noe Ramirez (8-1), and. Ramirez tossed seven innings and allowed two runs on seven hits and struck out eight. Gary Brown added three hits and three runs for Fullerton.


Nick Kuroczko had a pair of RBI for the Utes (26-30).


In the early game, Ryan Wiegand and Mark Castellitto each homered and drove in three, and Tyson Van Winkle added three hits and three RBI as Gonzaga scored in every inning but the second in outslugging Georgia Southern.


The Bulldogs (36-16) scored seven times in the first and built an 8-2 in the top of the third, only to see the Eagles score six times in the third to tie the game. But Randy Berg (4-4) relieved and quieted the potent GSU bats while Gonzaga kept adding on.


Griffin Benedict homered twice and drove in two, and Eric Phillips had two hits, including a homer, and drove in three for Georgia Southern (42-16).


Greenville Regional

#2 South Carolina 11 vs. #3 George Mason 3 CBI Live - Phil Stanton

#4 Binghamton @ #1 East Carolina ppd. (Sat. 10 am)


Houston Regional

#2 Kansas State 16 vs. #3 Xavier 8 CBI Live - Allen Brown

#4 Sam Houston State 2 @ #1 Rice 5 CBI Live - Allen Brown


Irvine Regional

#2 Virginia 5 vs. #3 San Diego State 1 CBI Live - Abbey Mastracco

#4 Fresno State 2 @ #1 UC Irvine 4 CBI Live - Abbey Mastracco


Louisville Regional

#2 Middle Tennessee 5 vs. #3 Vanderbilt 4 CBI Live - Jimmy Jones

#4 Indiana 2 @ #1 Louisville 8 CBI Live - Jimmy Jones


Norman Regional

#2 Arkansas 10 vs. #3 Washington State 3

#4 Wichita State 4 @ #1 Oklahoma 5


Trailing 3-1, Arkansas scored nine times in the eighth inning – seven times after a throwing error at short that could have ended the inning – to knock off Washington State.


Andy Wilkins (3 for 5, 2 RBI) had a RBI single, and Jarrod McKinney, who earlier made a tremendous catch in center to keep the Razorbacks (34-22) in the game, squeezed in the tying run. The errant throw with two outs allowed Bo Bingham (2 for 4) to score the go-ahead run and Arkansas piled on. Ben Tschepikow had a two-run single, and Scott Lyons ripped a three-run homer.


Matt Way tossed six innings, allowing one earned run and striking out 10 for the Cougars (31-24).


In the late game, Ross Hubbard had a sacrifice fly and Garrett Buechele drove in two as Oklahoma rallied from a 4-1 deficit to edge Wichita State.


The Shockers (30-26) chased Oklahoma ace Andrew Doyle in the third inning. Chris O’Brien had two RBI, and Ryan Jones and Clinton McKeever also drove in runs.


But the Sooners (42-18) scratched for three runs in the sixth to take the lead, and Chase Anderson allowed one hit and struck out six in 5.1 brilliant innings of relief. Ryan Duke tossed the final inning for his 16th save.


Oxford Regional

#2 Missouri 5 vs. #3 Western Kentucky 11

#4 Monmouth 1 @ #1 Mississippi 8


Wade Gaynor blasted his 23rd homer – a three-run shot in a six-run first – and Terrence Dayleg had four hits and three runs as Western Kentucky surprised Missouri.


The Tigers (34-26) chose not to start ace Kyle Gibson, and Nick Tepesch labored through the first, allowing three walks, three hits and five earned runs. Matt Payton added a two-run single for the Hilltoppers (40-18) in the third for an 8-0 lead.


Matt Ridings (8-2) allowed five hits and four earned runs and struck out eight to post the win as the Hilltoppers reached 40 wins for the first time in 21 years.


In the late game, Drew Pomeranz allowed one earned run and struck out 10 in eight splendid innings as Ole Miss got past Monmouth.


Logan Power and pinch-hitter Tim Ferguson had two RBI apiece, and Jordan Henry went 3 for 3 with two runs and a RBI for the Rebels (41-17).


Josh Boyd went 2 for 3 with a RBI for Monmouth (32-24).


Tallahassee Regional

#2 Georgia 24 vs. #3 Ohio State 8

#4 Marist 4 @ #1 Florida State 16


Lots of rain and a pair of routs were the story at the Tallahassee Regional.


Rich Poythress went 4 for 4 with three homers and seven RBI, and Matt Cerione went 5 for 6 with two homers, four runs and five RBI as Georgia hammered Ohio State before and after a more than five-hour rain delay. Joey Lewis also blasted two homers, finishing the day 4 for 6 with three runs and four RBI as the Bulldogs (38-22) hit seven homers, including two grand slams in the eighth inning.


Dan Burkhart went 3 for 3 with a RBI, and Ryan Dew had three RBI for the Buckeyes (40-18).


In the nightcap, Stephen Cardullo went 3 for 6 with three runs and four RBI, and Jason Stidham and Mike McGee each homered and drove in three as Florida State turned a 3-1, fifth-inning deficit into a rout by scoring 15 runs in its last four at-bats. Jon Schwind hit a two-run homer for the Red Foxes.


Tempe Regional

#2 Oral Roberts 13 vs. #3 Cal Poly 3

#4 Kent State 6 @ #1 Arizona State 17


Kole Calhoun went 4 for 4 with two runs and three RBI, and Jason Kipnis had three hits, including his 13th homer, and two RBI as Arizona State rolled past Kent State. Matt Newman and Zach MacPhee added two RBI apiece for the Sun Devils (45-12), who led 9-3 after three innings. Jason Patton went 4 for 4 with a homer and four RBI, and Greg Rohan blasted his 15th homer for the Golden Flashes (42-16).


Earlier in the day, Colby Price went 2 for 3 with his sixth homer and five RBI, and Michael Notaro went 4 for 4 with two runs and two RBI as Oral Roberts coasted past Cal Poly. Jerry Sullivan struck out nine and allowed three earned runs in seven innings. Seth Furmanek added three hits, three runs and two RBI for ORU (32-13). Adam Buschini went 3 for 4 with two RBI for the Mustangs (37-20).