April 24, 2010

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Green of Texas shuts out Oklahoma State

Washington upsets Arizona State, Florida stops Arkansas win streak


In Austin, Texas, Cole Green (right) pitched his second complete-game shutout as No. 2 Texas clinched its Big 12 series by blanking Oklahoma State 5-0 Saturday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The Longhorns (15-2, 33-7) extended their win streak to 15, including 13 straight in the Big 12. Texas head coach Augie Garrido became the first coach in NCAA history to record 600 or more wins at two Division I schools. Green (9-0) allowed four hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Cameron Rupp had a three-run homer in the first to give the Longhorns all the runs they would need. Davis Duren had two hits for the Cowboys (5-9, 23-15).


Washington 9, No. 1 Arizona State 4

In Tempe, Ariz., Chase Anselment had a tie-breaking homer in a three-run seventh as Washington upset Arizona State at Packard Stadium. The Huskies (5-6, 20-17) trailed 4-3 after six before Jacob Lamb (3 for 5, 2 RBI) tied it with a RBI double and the dinger by Anselment gave Washington a 6-4 advantage. Anselment added a run-scoring single in a three-run ninth. Kole Calhoun and Riccio Torrez both had two hits, including a homer, and two RBI for the Sun Devils (10-4, 32-5).


No. 11 Florida 8, No. 4 Arkansas 2

In Gainesville, Fla., Bryson Smith launched a three-run homer, and Mike Zunino added a two-run double in a six-run fourth inning as Florida ended Arkansas' 13-game winning streak and evened their SEC series. Hudson Randall (4-3) pitched into the sixth inning, allowing two runs (neither earned), and Greg Larson tossed the final 3.1 innings of scoreless relief for his second save. Josh Adams contributed two hits, two runs and a RBI, and Nolan Fontana added two hits and two runs for the Gators (11-6, 27-11). Travis Sample went 2 for 4 with a RBI for the Razorbacks (13-4, 33-7).


No. 4 Virginia 11, Maryland 2

In College Park, Md., Cody Winiarski allowed five hits and one earned run in eight solid innings as Virginia completed an ACC sweep of Maryland. Kenny Swab capped a huge series by homering and driving in two, and John Hicks had two hits and two RBI for the Cavaliers (15-6, 34-9). Steven Proscia also homered and drove in two. Matt Marquis went 2 for 3 with a solo homer for the Terrapins (4-17, 15-28).


No. 7 UCLA 6, No. 15 Arizona 2

In Tucson, Ariz., Trevor Bauer tossed his first complete game of the year as UCLA clinched its Pac-10 series with Arizona in front of 1,223 fans at Jerry Kindall Field. Bauer (6-2) allowed 10 hits with one walk and 13 strikeouts. Tyler Rahmatulla went 3 for 3 with three RBI for the Bruins (7-4, 29-6), including a homer in the third. Beau Amaral had three hits, including a double, for UCLA. Rafael Valenzuela had three hits and one RBI for the Wildcats (7-7, 27-11).


No. 8 Florida State 8, No. 13 Miami (Fla.) 7

In Tallahassee, Fla., Stuart Tapley's bases-loaded, two-run double in the bottom of the ninth helped Florida State rally from a five-run deficit in a win over Miami to even their ACC series. The Seminoles trailed by four in the eighth and one in the ninth before Tapley capped a big night (3 for 4 with two doubles, a homer and four RBI). Sean Gilmartin had a two-run double in the three-run eighth, and Stephen Cardullo scored three times for the Seminoles (13-7, 30-10). Nathan Melendres had three hits and three RBI for the Hurricanes (15-5, 29-10).


No. 9 Coastal Carolina 3, VMI 2
In Lexington, Va., Coastal Carolina won in comeback fashion over VMI, clinching the weekend Big South series and tying the program’s longest win streak of 16 games. The Keydets (10-7, 29-11) held a slim lead of 2-1 in the early innings, but the Chanticleers (13-0, 35-5) came back to score the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh. Coastal starter Cody Wheeler (7-0) pitched 7.2 innings while striking out seven to record the win. Matt Laney faced the last VMI batter of the contest to pick up the save. Jose Iglesias went 1 for 3 with a RBI for the Chants. Jason Farley (4-2) tallied the loss for the Keydets giving up all three runs. Graham Sullivan was 2 for 4 with a RBI.

No. 12 TCU 9, UNLV 8

In Fort Worth, Texas, Matt Curry belted a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to lift TCU over UNLV at Lupton Stadium. It was one of six homers belted by the Horned Frogs (10-3, 29-8). Taylor Featherston had two dingers and three RBI for TCU. Jarred Friereson and Drew Beuerlein both homered and drove in three for the Rebels (5-6, 21-17).


No. 14 Louisville 3, Seton Hall 1
In Louisville, Ky., Louisville topped Seton Hall with a pair of fourth-inning home runs. Phil Wunderlich and Stewart Ijames both stroked the long ball to give the Cardinals (11-3, 32-6) the Big East series victory. On the mound, Louisville’s Matt Koch (1-0) earned his first collegiate win in relief. The right-hander pitched three scoreless allowing just two hits and one walk. Neil Holland recorded his 10th save by shutting out the late-game attempt by the Pirates (3-11, 13-22-1). Adam Duval went 2for 3 with a walk. Seton Hall’s Frank Morris (1-4) pitched a complete game, but was pinned with the loss.


(photo courtesy of Texas Media Relations office)