Feb. 19, 2010

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CBI Live: No. 3 Virginia 6, No. 17 East Carolina 2

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Stanford knocks off No. 5 Rice

Oregon upsets No. 4 Cal State Fullerton, ULM wins at No. 20 Ole Miss


In Stanford, Calif., Jonathan Kaskow knocked in two as Stanford outlasted No. 5 Rice 6-4 Friday evening at Klein Field at Sunken Diamond. Kaskow had an RBI single in a two-run second and a run-scoring double to cap a three-run seventh as the Cardinal (1-0) built a 6-2 lead. Michael Fuda had a two-run homer in the eighth for the Owls (0-1). Alex Pracher retired the final four batters for his first save. Jordan Pries (1-0) earned the win, going 7.2 innings with nine hits, one earned run and five strikeouts.


Oregon 7, No. 4 Cal State Fullerton 3

In Fullerton, Calif., George Horton made a triumphant return as Oregon bounced Cal State Fullerton at Goodwin Field. Danny Pulfer’s two-run double keyed a three-run sixth as the Ducks (1-0) took the lead for good at 4-2. Pulfer and Ryan Hambright both scored twice for Oregon. Tyler Anderson (1-0) went 5.2 innings with four hits, three runs, three walks and three strikeouts. Scott McGough worked the final 3.1 innings with three hits and four strikeouts for the save. Daniel Renken (0-1) took the loss, allowing four runs (three earned) in 5.2 innings with four hits, two walks and seven strikeouts. Christian Colon and Gary Brown both had two hits for the Titans (0-1).


ULM 6, No. 20 Ole Miss 5

In Oxford, Miss., Boomer Blanchard led ULM (1-0) with two hits, a run and a walk in its upset of No. 20 Mississippi. The game was tied 2-2 early, but Caleb Clowers’ RBI single capped a four-run fifth for the Warhawks. David Phillips led the Rebels, going 2 for 4 with two runs and an RBI. One of his hits was a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth that brought the Rebels within one, but they could not complete the comeback, going three up, three down in the eighth and ninth innings. Rory McKean (0-1) took the loss, allowing four hits, four runs and a walk in 0.1 innings. Drew Granier (1-0) picked up the win for ULM, striking out five and allowing five hits, four runs and one walk in 4.1 innings.


No. 1 Texas 6, New Mexico 2

In Austin, Texas, Taylor Jungmann fanned eighth in seven innings as Texas topped New Mexico in front of 5,755 fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Jungmann (1-0) allowed seven hits and one earned run with one walk. Stayton Thomas tossed a scoreless eighth and Chance Ruffin worked the ninth to secure the victory. Connor Rowe’s two-run double capped a three-run first for the Longhorns (1-0). Rowe finished with three hits. Kyle Lusson’s first career home run to lead off the second pushed the lead to 4-0. Kenny Held had a RBI single for the Lobos (0-1).


No. 2 LSU 5, Centenary 4

In Baton Rouge, La., Austin Nola’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth snapped a 4-4 tie and Matty Ott retired the side in the ninth as defending national champion LSU nipped Centenary in front of a record crowd of 9,914 at Alex Box Stadium. Cliff Shepard homered in the top of the eighth for the Gents (0-1) to knot the score at 4-4. Trey Watkins singled, moved to third on an error and came home on Nola’s flyout to right in the bottom of the frame to give the Tigers (1-0) a 5-4 advantage. Ott fanned one in tossing a perfect ninth for his first save. LSU starter Anthony Ranaudo worked five innings with one hit, one run, two walks and six strikeouts.


No. 6 Florida State 11, Georgia State 3

In Tallahassee, Fla., Stephen Cardullo went 2 for 2 with a double, two walks, two runs and four RBI to lead Florida State (1-0) past Georgia State (0-1). Sean Gilmartin (1-0) got the win for the Seminoles, striking out seven in seven innings and allowing five hits, three walks and two earned runs. Brandon Williams gave the Panthers a 2-0 lead on Justin Malone’s sacrifice fly in the second, but the Seminoles took control of the game with multiple scoring spurts – four runs in the third, three in the fourth, two in the sixth and two in the seventh. Cardullo’s two-RBI double in the third and James Ramsey’s two-RBI double in the seventh started and finished the Seminoles’ scoring. Starter David Buchanan (0-1) got the loss as he pitched two innings and allowed three hits, two earned runs and six walks.


No. 7 UC Irvine 5, Loyola Marymount 1

In Irvine, Calif., Daniel Bibona notched 10 strikeouts as UC Irvine shut down Loyola Marymount at Cicerone Field at Anteater Ballpark. Bibona (1-0) allowed seven hits in seven scoreless innings with no walks to win his 12th straight decision. The Anteaters (1-0) scored all their runs in the fifth, keyed by a two-run double off the bat of Jeff Cusick. The Lions (0-1) tallied their run in the ninth and loaded the bases before Andy Lines fanned the final batter to earn the save in his collegiate debut. Jordan Fox went 3 for 4 for UCI with one RBI. Trevor Gee had two hits and one run for LMU.


No. 8 Georgia Tech 4, Missouri State 0

In Atlanta, Deck McGuire fanned 10 as Georgia Tech blanked Missouri State in front of 1,928 fans at Russ Chandler Stadium. McGuire (1-0) allowed five hits and did not walk a batter. Jeff Rowland homered to lead off the first for the Yellow Jackets (1-0). Tony Plagman went deep to start the sixth and added an RBI double in the seventh to make it 3-0. Jacob Esch had a run-scoring single in the eighth to complete the scoring. Keenen Maddox had a double for the Bears (0-1), one of their six hits.


No. 9 Arizona State 8, Northern Illinois 0

In Tempe, Ariz., four pitchers combined on the four-hitter as Arizona State shut out Northern Illinois in front of 3,011 fans for its 1,000th win at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark and the first for head coach Tim Esmay. Seth Blair (1-0) allowed three hits and two walks in five innings with five strikeouts. Mitchell Lambson followed with two perfect innings, Jake Barrett pitched a perfect eighth and Jordan Swagerty struck out the side in the ninth. Zack MacPhee had three hits and two RBI for the Sun Devils (1-0). Zach Wilson and Matt Newman both had two hits, including a home run. Dave Reynolds had two hits for the Huskies (0-1).


No. 10 Florida 6, USF 2

In Gainesville, Fla., Josh Adams went 3 for 3 with a double, two homers and four RBI as Florida stopped USF in front of 3,309 fans at McKethan Stadium. Adams and Austin Maddox both had two-run shots in the first for the Gators (1-0). Sam Mende had an RBI double in the fifth for the Bulls (0-1) to make it 4-2, but Adams went deep in the bottom of the frame and added a run-scoring double in the seventh. Matt den Dekker went 2 for 4 with two runs for Florida. Stephen Hunt had two hits and two runs for USF.


No. 11 TCU 4, Sam Houston State 0

In Fort Worth, Texas, three pitchers combined for 14 strikeouts as TCU whitewashed Sam Houston State in front of 3,228 fan, the largest opening-day crowd at Lupton Stadium. Steven Maxwell (1-0) went 4.2 innings with three hits and six strikeouts. Trent Appleby worked 3.1 innings with three hits and five punchouts. Eric Marshall fanned the side in the ninth to secure the shutout. Jason Coats singled and scored on the front end of a double steal in the second for the Horned Frogs (1-0). Jerome Pena singled and scored in the third. Joe Welk had an RBI double and scored in the eighth to complete the scoring. Ryan Mooney went 2 for 2 with a walk for the Bearkats (0-1).


No. 12 Miami (Fla.) 12, Rutgers 1

In Coral Gables, Fla., Harold Martinez homered twice and drove in four as Miami thumped Rutgers at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field. Martinez had a solo blast in the second and a three-run shot in the sixth. Zeke DeVoss went 2 for 3 with two runs for the Hurricanes (1-0). Eric Erickson (1-0), pitching for the first time since June 16, 2008, following Tommy John surgery, allowed two hits and one unearned run in 5.2 innings with six strikeouts. Jaren Matthews drove in the lone run for the Scarlet Knights (0-1).


No. 13 North Carolina 6, George Washington 5 (10)

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Dillon Hazlett scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th as North Carolina (1-0) rallied past George Washington (0-1). Chris Luick’s RBI double put the Colonials up 2-0 in the top of the third, but Jesse Wierzbicki’s two-run homer in the bottom of the third tied the game. Each team scored one in the fifth and one in the ninth, heading into extra innings tied at 4. Holland got his second run when Brendon Kelliher hit a sacrifice bunt and put George Washington up 5-4. In the bottom of the 10th, two walks and a passed ball put Ryan Graepel on third and Mike Casavinni’s single brought him home to tie the game. Bobby Lucas’ wild pitch plated Hazlett with the game-winner. In 0.2 innings, Lucas (0-1) struck out one, walked two, and allowed one hit and one earned run, the same stats Michael Morin (1-0) had in one inning for the Tar Heels.


No. 14 Clemson 11, Miami (Ohio) 0 

In Clemson, S.C., four pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout as Clemson blanked Miami (Ohio) in front of 5,915 fans at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Starter Casey Harman (1-0) worked five innings with one hit, one walk and three strikeouts. Justin Sarratt allowed one hit and fanned two in 2.1 innings. Tomas Cruz pitched 0.2 innings and Dominic Leone worked a perfect ninth to secure the shutout for the Tigers (1-0). Will Lamb went 4 for 4 with a triple, a home run, three runs and three RBI. Kyle Parker had a three-run homer in the seventh and Jeff Schaus also drove in three. Adam Weisenburger and Brad Gschwind both singled for the RedHawks (0-1).


No. 15 Coastal Carolina 4, West Virginia 2

In Conway, S.C., Coastal Carolina scored three in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead for good as the Chanticleers edged West Virginia in the second game of the Caravelle Resort Tournament at Watson Stadium/Vrooman Field. Daniel Bowman’s RBI single sparked the fifth-inning rally and tied the game at 2-2. Tommy La Stella scored on a chopper by Adam Rice and Bowman came in on a passed ball to complete the scoring for Coastal (1-0). Cody Wheeler (1-0) earned the win, going six innings with three hits, one earned run and five strikeouts. Jedd Gyorko knocked in both runs for the Mountaineers (0-1) with a homer in the first and an RBI groundout in the fifth.


Kentucky 15, Virginia Tech 6

In Conway, S.C., Chris Bisson went 4 for 5 with two doubles, two runs and two RBI as Kentucky outscored Virginia Tech in the opener of the Caravelle Resort Tournament. Gunner Glad had two hits, two runs and three RBI for the Wildcats (1-0). Kentucky scored eight in the third to take a 10-1 lead. Austin Wates and Anthony Sosnoskie both had two hits and two RBI for the Hokies (0-1). Alex Meyer (1-0) fanned eight in five innings for the Wildcats.


No. 16 Oregon State 10, Hawaii 6

In Manoa, Hawaii, Stefen Romero had three hits, three runs and four RBI to lead Oregon State past Hawaii at Les Murakami Stadium. Romero had RBI doubles in the fourth and the sixth, and blasted a two-run homer in the ninth as the Beavers (1-0) rallied from deficits of 2-0 and 6-3. Rob Folsom’s sacrifice fly in the eighth snapped a 6-6 tie. Carter Bell had two hits, two runs and one RBI for OSU. Kevin Macdonald knocked in five for the Rainbows (0-1), including a grand slam in the fourth.


No. 18 Louisville 13, Bowling Green 1

In Louisville, Ky., Josh Richmond went 2 for 4 with four runs, two stolen bases and a walk to lead Louisville (1-0) to a win against Bowling Green (0-1). T.J. Blanton’s run gave Bowling Green a 1-0 lead in the top of the third, but Ryan Wright responded with a two-RBI single and a run of his own to give the Cardinals a 3-1 lead at the end of the third. Stewart Ijames’ three-RBI double highlighted a six-run fourth for Louisville. Adam Duvall, who was 3 for 5 with three runs and an RBI, and Richmond scored Louisville’s last two runs when Andrew Clark doubled in the seventh. Thomas Royce (1-0) got the win for the Cardinals, striking out six and allowing only two hits and no earned runs in five innings. Brennan Smith (0-1) took the loss for the Falcons, striking out two but allowing seven hits, five runs and two walks in 3.1 innings.


No. 19 Arkansas 10, Ball State 2

In Fayetteville, Ark., Andy Wilkins had two hits, including a homer, and two RBI as Arkansas bounced Ball State at Baum Stadium. Jarrod McKinney and Zack Cox both had two hits, two runs and one RBI for the Razorbacks (1-0). Mike Bolsinger (1-0) worked five innings for Arkansas with four hits, one run, one walk and six strikeouts. T.J. Forrest pitched the final four innings for the save, allowing five hits and one run with one walk and one strikeout. Kory Benbow and Cody Elliott both had two hits for the Cardinals (0-1).


NC State 32, La Salle 3

In Raleigh, N.C., NC State batted around in each of the first two innings in blasting La Salle in front of 1,168 fans at Doak Field, setting a school record for runs in a game. The previous high was 29, set against Wake Forest on March 28, 1984. Pratt Maynard went 3 for 5 with a homer, three runs and six RBI for the Wolfpack (1-0). Dallas Poulk had a triple, a homer, four runs and five RBI. NC State pounded out 25 hits and received 14 walks. Jeff Flax and Jon Gyles both had two hits for the Explorers (0-1).


Fresno State 7, Nebraska 5

In Fresno, Calif., Jordan Ribera had a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to cap a four-run rally as Fresno State stunned Nebraska in front of 3,280 fans at Pete Beiden Field. The Cornhuskers (0-1) scored an insurance run in the top of the ninth to make it 5-3. The Bulldogs (1-0) tied it on a two-run double by Brennan Gowens with two outs, setting the stage for Ribera’s game-winning blast. Danny Muno went 3 for 4 with two runs for Fresno State. D.J. Belfonte was 3 for 5 with one run and one RBI for Nebraska.


Ohio State 4, UNF 2

In Jacksonville, Fla., Alex Wimmers struck out nine in six scoreless innings as Ohio State stopped UNF at Harmon Stadium. Wimmers (1-0) allowed one hit and one walk. Only two balls left the infield against the right-hander. Drew Rucinski fanned five over the final three innings to register the save. He allowed two unearned runs. Dan Burkhart and Cory Kovanda both went 3 for 5 for the Buckeyes (1-0). Andrew Karmeris was 2 for 2 with a run for the Ospreys (0-1).


FGCU 10, Temple 0

In Fort Myers, Fla., Richie Erath tossed six scoreless innings of relief as FGCU shut out Temple at Swanson Stadium. Starter Chris Sale threw two perfect innings with four strikeouts. His short stint led to speculation that he would start Wednesday evening at Miami (Fla.). Erath (1-0) allowed three hits and fanned six. C.J. Evans struck out two in the ninth to secure the shutout. Luke Smierciak went 3 for 4 with a double, a triple, one run and one RBI. Tim Roberson and Mike Reeves both drove in a pair for the Eagles (1-0). The Owls (0-1) were held to four singles.


Army 14, Dayton 6

In Winston-Salem, N.C., Kevin McKague, Ben Koenigsfeld and Clint Moore each had two-run homers as Patriot League-favorite Army blitzed Atlantic 10-favorite Dayton at Gene Hooks Field at Wake Forest Baseball Park. Joey Henshaw (1-0) picked up the win and also went deep for the Black Knights (1-0). Koenigsfield’s blast capped a five-run third as Army took a 6-0 lead. Jimmy Roesinger went 4 for 4 with a run and an RBI for the Flyers (0-1). Zach Jacob had a three-run homer for Dayton.


Southern Miss 11, Northwestern State 0

In Hattiesburg, Miss., Todd McInnis and Seth Hester combined on a two-hitter as Southern Miss (1-0) blanked Northwestern State (0-1) at Pete Taylor Park. McInnis (1-0) worked six innings with no walks and nine strikeouts. He allowed his only hit with two outs in the sixth. Hester surrendered one hit over the final three innings for his first career save. Adam Doleac paced the offense with a two-run homer, a two-run triple and a sacrifice fly.


Georgia 7, Baylor 5

In Waco, Texas, Jonathan Taylor had a career-high four RBI as Georgia topped Baylor. Taylor’s two-run single capped a four-run fifth as the Bulldogs (1-0) snapped a scoreless tie. Max Muncy had a two-run homer in the bottom of the frame for the Bears (1-1) to cut the lead in half. Joey Hainsfurther tied the game in the sixth with a two-run single. Taylor’s two-run single in the seventh put Georgia ahead to stay. Christian Glisson and Kyle Farmer both had two hits and two runs for the Bulldogs. Muncy finished with two hits, two runs and three RBI for Baylor.


Kent State 13, Western Kentucky 10

In Bowling Green, Ky., Travis Shaw had three hits, including a homer, and drove in five as Kent State outscored Western Kentucky. Jimmy Rider added three hits and two runs for the Golden Flashes (1-0). David Lyon had two hits, including his first collegiate homer, two runs and two RBI for Kent State. The Hilltoppers (0-1) scored one in the first and three in the second before the Golden Flashes tallied two in the third, four in the fourth, three in the fifth and four in the sixth. Jared Andreoli had three hits and four RBI for WKU, while Matt Rice added three hits and knocked in three for the home team. WKU starter Matt Ridings, the nation’s current active leader in wins and strikeouts, fanned seven in four innings to set a school record with 271 career strikeouts.


High Point 6, Charlotte 5

In High Point, N.C., Kyle Mahoney homered with two outs in the bottom of the eighth to snap a 5-5 tie and propel High Point (1-0) past Charlotte (0-1) at Williard Stadium. After a leadoff walk to start the top of the ninth, Mikel Rodenberg came in to record the final three outs to earn his first career save.


UALR 5, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0

In Little Rock, Adam Champion and Travis Henke combined for 15 strikeouts as UALR (1-0) blanked UAPB (0-2) at Gary Hogan Field. Champion (1-0) fanned seven in 5.1 innings, while Henke got eight strikeouts over the final 3.2 innings for the save. Brock Feldmann went 2 for 3 with a run for the Trojans.