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Yoder knocks in four as
No. 18 Cal Poly outscores CSUB
Rollins upsets No. 23 Ohio State; ULM gets
by Harvard; USD beats Brown
In Bakersfield, Calif., Luke Yoder had two hits
and drove in four as No. 18 Cal Poly outscored Cal State
Bakersfield 18-15 Monday afternoon at Hardt Field. Kyle Smith’s
three-run homer in the fifth gave the Mustangs (15-4) a 14-11
lead. The Roadrunners (4-14) rallied in the bottom of the frame.
Mark DeVincenzi (2-0) came in to pitch in the fifth for Cal Poly
and retired the three batters he faced, two on sac flies that
game CSUB a 15-14 lead. DeVincenzi allowed one hit in three
scoreless innings with one walk and three strikeouts to earn the
win. Eric Massingham allowed two hits over the final two innings
to notch his second save. The Mustangs scored a pair in the
eighth to reclaim the lead and added two insurance runs in the
ninth. Martin Medina homered and knocked in six for the
Roadrunners. Stuart Smith and Jeremy Rodriguez both had three
hits for CSUB.
Rollins 4, No. 23 Ohio State 1
In Winter Park, Fla., Bryan Bennett belted a
two-run homer in the first to spark Rollins past Ohio State at
Alfond Stadium. Bennett finished with three hits and three RBI
for the Tars (18-12). Jesse More added a solo shot in the third
to give Rollins a 3-0 lead. Dan Burkhart had a run-scoring
single in the fourth for the Buckeyes (17-3). Bennett had an RBI
single in the fifth for an insurance run for the Tars. Marc
Hewett (3-1) allowed five hits and one run in six innings to
earn the win. Robbie Pagano tossed three hitless innings to pick
up the save.
UCLA 17, USC 2
In Los Angeles, Casey Haerther went 4 for 4 with
a homer, three runs and three RBI as UCLA won its Pac-10 series
at USC’s Dedeaux Field. Charles Brewer (1-2) went 6.1 innings
with six hits and two run while striking out seven. Haerther had
a three-run homer to spark a six-run third for the Bruins (2-1,
7-13). Justin Uribe’s grand slam capped a seven-run fifth as
UCLA took a 13-0 advantage. Joe De Pinto and Robert Stock both
had two hits for the Trojans (1-2, 8-10).
San Diego State 8, Southern Utah 7
In San Diego, Chris Wilson and Guy Willeford had
two-run doubles in a seven-run eighth as SDSU rallied to edge
SUU at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The Aztecs (15-8) trailed 6-1 before
Wilson’s two-bagger pulled SDSU within one. Willeford’s double
gave the home team its first lead. George Snyder got the win in
relief and Andrew Leary worked the ninth to earn his first save.
Wilson finished with two hits and three RBI. Ray Wright went 4
for 5 with a homer, three runs and two RBI for the Thunderbirds
Oregon State 8, Hawaii 4
In Corvallis, Ore., Jorge Reyes fanned a
career-high 11 as Oregon State defeated Hawaii to conclude a
five-game homestand with a perfect mark. Reyes (3-1) allowed
four hits, three walks and three runs in seven innings. John
Tommasini had three hits and two RBI for the Beavers (13-5).
John Wallace had two hits and two runs for OSU. Vinnie Catricala
and Landon Hernandez both homered for the Rainbows (13-8).
Texas Tech 4, Lubbock Christian 3
In Lubbock, Texas, Brian Cloud struck out the
final batter with the tying run at third to give Texas Tech the
win over LCU in front of a season-high crowd of 4,075 at Dan Law
Field. Taylor Ashby had an RBI single in the fourth and a sac
fly to spark a three-run seventh for the Red Raiders (10-14).
Tanner Rindels homered in the ninth for the Chaps (26-4), ranked
No. 5 in the NAIA rankings. Michael Reed and Jeremy Mayo both
had two hits for Texas Tech. Ross Blondin had three hits and two
RBI for LCU. Former head coach Larry Hays had his No. 27 retired
at both schools.
California 11, Stanford 4
In Berkeley, Calif., Blake Smith had a three-run
homer as Cal won its Pac-10 series with Stanford at Evans
Diamond. Jonathan Kaskow had a two-run double in the first for
the Cardinal (1-2, 4-10) before Smith’s blast in the third gave
the Bears (2-1, 12-8) a 3-2 lead. Zach Jones and Adam Gaylord
both had RBI singles in the fifth for Stanford before Cal plated
five in the bottom of the frame to take the lead for good. Smith
finished with two hits and four RBI. Brian Guinn had two hits
and drove in two for the Bears.
Central Connecticut State 11, Illinois 9
In Winter Haven, Fla., Jay Schillaci had three
hits and five RBI as CCSU outscored Illinois. Casey Walko went 4
for 4 with a run for the Blue Devils (7-3). Dominic Altobelli
had three hits, including a homer, three runs and two RBI for
the Illini (12-5). CCSU trailed 7-3 before a seven-run eighth,
capped by a three-run double by Schillaci.
ULM 11, Harvard 8
In Monroe, La., Boomer Blanchard had four hits,
including one of his team’s five home runs, as ULM topped
Harvard at Warhawk Field. Blanchard’s solo shot in the sixth was
his fifth and fourth in the past six games for the Warhawks
(12-10). Jon Prevost had a two-run blast in the third, Matt
Laird and Chris Sinclair went deep in the fifth and Kelvin York
left the yard in the seventh to complete the scoring. Tom Stack-Babich
and Tyler Albright had two-run doubles in a four-run sixth for
the Crimson (2-11). Matt Rogers had a three-run homer for
Harvard in the seventh, one of his three hits on the day.
San Diego 10, Brown 2
In San Diego, James Meador went 5 for 5 with a
double and an RBI as San Diego beat Brown at Cunningham Stadium.
Zach Walters had three hits and drove in two for the Toreros
(15-10). Steve Daniels homered on the game’s first pitch to give
the Bears (2-8) an early advantage. Meador had an RBI double and
scored in a three-run third for USD. The Torreros scored single
runs in the next three innings before Victor Sanchez smacked a
grand slam in the eighth to put the game away. Darrin Campbell
(3-3) allowed four hits and one earned run in eight innings to
earn the win.
Florida Atlantic 7, North Dakota State 3
In Boca Raton, Fla., Tom Hatcher had three hits
and three RBI to lead FAU past NDSU at FAU Stadium. David Wilson
also had three hits, including a double, for the Owls (14-6).
FAU scored four in the first to take control. The Bison (6-11)
snapped a five-game win streak in the finale of its 10-game
South Florida road trip. Kyle Harrison had three hits and three
runs for NDSU.
UC Riverside 10, UC Santa Barbara 1
In Santa Barbara, Calif., Michael Hur hammered a
three-run homer in the seventh as UCR thumped UCSB. Joey
Gonzales also went deep in the seventh as the Highlanders (15-4)
built a 9-1 lead. Gonzales finished with three hits, two runs
and two RBI. Carl Uhl scored in the first and third for UCR
before Gunnar Terhune doubled and scored in the bottom of the
third for the Gauchos (13-4). UCR added runs in the fourth and
sixth before blowing it open in the seventh. Ryan Platt (2-0)
allowed two hits and one unearned run in seven innings with two
walks and six strikeouts.