May 6, 2010

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Juengel helps Texas A&M get past Dallas Baptist

UNLV bounces BYU, Santa Clara stops Pepperdine


In College Station, Texas, Matt Juengel had a key two-run double in a four-run first as Texas A&M downed Dallas Baptist 10-6 Thursday in front of 2,663 fans at Olsen Field. The Aggies (27-17-1) had a 7-0 lead after four. Travis Meiners homered in the fifth and sixth for the Patriots (24-21). Juengel (2 for 3) and Joe Patterson (2 for 5) both drive in three for Texas A&M. Jason Krizan went 3 for 3 with two runs and one RBI for DBU.


UNLV 12, BYU 6

In Las Vegas, R.J. Arnold had a two-run single in the sixth to snap a 6-6 tie and propel UNLV to a win over BYU in the Mountain West series opener at Earl E. Wilson Stadium. Arnold (3 for 4, 1 R, 4 RBI) added a two-run double in a four-run eighth for the Rebels (9-7, 25-19). Brady Zuniga (5-0) pitched four hitless, scoreless innings in relief with two walks and six strikeouts to earn the win. Dane Nielsen had a two-run single in a four-run fourth as the Cougars (6-10, 19-25) built a 5-3 lead. Hunter Beaty (2 for 4, 2 R) drove in two with a triple and scored in the bottom of the frame as UNLV took a 6-5 advantage. BYU tied the game on a wild pitch in the fifth. Kyle Kretchmer had two hits and two RBI for the Rebels. Stephen Wells had two hits and one run for the Cougars.


Santa Clara 16, Pepperdine 7

In Santa Clara, Calif., Tommy Medica had three hits, finishing a single short of the cycle, and drove in three as Santa Clara outscored Pepperdine in a West Coast Conference make-up game. Medica’s two-run homer capped an eight-run eighth which broke the game open for the Broncos (5-10, 20-24). Drew Ozanne had two hits and drove in four for Santa Clara. Colin Rooney had three hits and three RBI for the Waves (3-6, 14-24).


Cornell 12, Ithaca 7

In Ithaca, N.Y., Mickey Brodsky went 3 for 5 with two runs and two RBI as Cornell closed its season with a home win over Ithaca at Hoy Field. Kyle Groth (2 for 4, 2 R, 3 RBI) had a two-run double in a four-run third as the Big Red (18-20) took the lead for good. Frank Hager and Jerry Vitiello both drove in two for Cornell. Mike Preite had two hits, two runs and two RBI for Ithaca (16-16).