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Cole fans 11 in
complete-game win for No. 2 UCLA
Stanford rallies past
Rice, Hawaii knocks off Oregon, Purdue upsets UConn
In Los Angeles, Gerrit Cole fanned 11 in his
second complete game as No. 2 UCLA nipped San Francisco 1-0
Friday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Stadium in 2:07. Cole (1-0)
allowed four hits and one walk, needing 107 pitches for the win.
Trevor Brown had two hits for the Bruins (1-0). He doubled and
scored the game’s lone run in the bottom of the first. Matt
Lujan (0-1) took the loss for the Dons (0-1), surrendering four
hits, three walks and a run in eight innings with nine
*Note: Scoring was down by one run
nationally compared to Opening Day in 2010. Last season, 113
games averaged 13 runs. Yesterday, 123 games averaged 12 runs.
There were 16 shutouts yesterday, compared to 14 a year ago.
No. 13 Stanford 5, No. 18 Rice 3
In Houston, Ben Clowe had three hits and two runs
as Stanford rallied to top Rice in front of 3,842 fans at
Reckling Park. Clowe scored in a two-run seventh as the Cardinal
(1-0) took a 3-2 lead. Justin Ringo smacked a two-run homer in
the eighth to give Stanford a 5-2 cushion. The Owls (0-1)
tallied one in the bottom of the ninth, but came up short.
Stephen Piscotty went 3 for 3 for the Cardinal. Keenan Cook had
two hits and one RBI for Rice, while Craig Manuel and Derek
Hamilton both had two hits and one run for the Owls. Mark Appel
allowed eight hits, one walk and two runs in 5.2 innings for
Stanford with four strikeouts. Scott Snodgress (1-0) fanned five
over the final 3.1 innings to earn the win.
Hawaii 4, No. 10 Oregon 3
In Honolulu, Michael Blake scored the game-winner
on a passed ball to cap a three-run eighth as Hawaii rallied
past Oregon in front of a sellout crowd of 4,396 at Les Murakami
Stadium. Collin Bennett’s RBI double in the eighth knotted the
score at 3-3 before Blake gave the Rainbows (1-0) a 4-3
advantage. Lenny Linsky pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the
save. Kolten Wong and Jeffrey Van Doornum both had two hits and
one run for Hawaii. Matt Sisto allowed six hits and two earned
runs in 6.1 innings for the Rainbows. Blair Walters pitched 1.2
innings of scoreless relief to record the win. Tyler Anderson
surrendered one run in six innings for the Ducks (0-1) with four
hits, four walks and three strikeouts. Aaron Jones and Connor
Hoffman both went 2 for 4 for Oregon.
Purdue 10, No. 16 Connecticut 2
In Dunedin, Fla., Matt Morgan pitched 5.2
scoreless innings as Purdue upset UConn in the Big East-Big Ten
Challenge. Morgan (1-0) struck out five while allowing three
hits and two walks. The Boilermakers (1-0) scored seven over the
final three innings to build on an early 3-0 lead. Eric Charles
had four hits, two runs and one RBI for Purdue, while Kevin
Plawecki (2 H) and Tyler Spillner both drove in three. Nick
Ahmed went 3 for 5 for the Huskies (0-1) with a double, two
triples, one run and one RBI. Elliot Glynn (0-1) gave up seven
hits and three runs in 4.2 innings for UConn with three walks
and three strikeouts.
No. 1 TCU 8, Kansas 2
In Fort Worth, Texas, Jimmie Pharr had three hits
and two RBI to lead TCU past Kansas in front of a school-record
crowd of 6,099 at Lupton Stadium. Pharr’s run-scoring single
capped a five-run first for the Horned Frogs (1-0). He added a
RBI double in a three-run third as TCU built an 8-0 lead. Aaron
Schultz and Brance Rivera both had two hits and one RBI for the
Horned Frogs. Matt Purke (1-0) allowed one hit and one walk in
four scoreless innings with three strikeouts. Jake Marasco
tripled and scored in the fifth for the Jayhawks (0-1). Jimmy
Waters had two hits and a run for Kansas.
No. 3 Florida 7, USF 2
In Gainesville, Fla., Brian Johnson was in complete control
on the mound with six
scoreless innings, and Preston Tucker had three hits and three
RBI as Florida topped
USF. The Gators, picked by college baseball coaches as the
favorite to win the
College World Series in a survey released Friday by
three times in the third and added four in the fifth in beating
the Bulls for the ninth
straight time. Tucker had a two-run homer, and Nolan Fontana had
a career-best four hits
and contributed two runs. Johnson, who had two doubles at the
plate, allowed two singles
in facing the minimum 18 batters in six innings with six
strikeouts. Todd Brazeal went 3
for 4 for the Bulls.
No. 4 Vanderbilt 4, San Diego 3 (5)
In San Diego, Anthony Gomez had two hits and one
RBI as Vanderbilt edged USD at Cunningham Stadium in a game
called after five innings due to rain. Tony Kemp walked and
scored to spark a three-run first for the Commodores (1-0). The
Toreros (0-1) answered with three in the bottom of the frame
before Connor Harrell’s RBI single in the third put Vandy ahead
to stay. Sonny Gray allowed four hits and three runs for the
Commodores with two walks and six strikeouts. Will Clinard (1-0)
got the final two outs in the fifth to earn the victory. Zack
Kometani drove in two for USD.
No. 5 Oklahoma 7, William & Mary 1
In Norman, Okla., Garrett Buechele went 2 for 4 with a homer
and two RBI, and Michael
Rocha allowed one hit and struck out seven as Oklahoma beat
William & Mary in the first meeting ever between the teams. The
Sooners scored in five of the first six innings off Tribe
starter Matt Davenport (6 R, 3 ER). Max White went 3 for 4 with
a run for Oklahoma.
No. 6 Clemson 13, Eastern Michigan 3
In Clemson, S.C., Brad Miller went 2 for 3 with
two walks, three runs and two RBI to lead Clemson past EMU in
front of a crowd of 6,138 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The Tigers
(1-0) tallied 16 hits and received 10 walks. Chris Epps homered
to spark a four-run first for Clemson. Robert Wendzicki had a
three-run blast in the second for the Eagles (0-1) before the
Tigers put up three in third, fourth and seventh innings.
Spencer Kieboom had two sacrifice flies and three RBI for
Clemson. Zack Leonard had two hits for EMU.
No. 7 Texas 8, Maryland 0
In Austin, Texas, Taylor Jungmann tossed a complete-game
shutout, and Erich Weiss (3 for 3) and Jacob Felts each drove in
three as Texas won its opener. Jungmann allowed five hits and
struck out nine in his 95-pitch complete game. The Longhorns led
getting to Maryland starter Sander Beck for four runs in the
sixth inning. Johnathan
Walsh contributed two hits and two runs for Texas. Tomo Delp had
two hits for the
No. 8 South Carolina 12, Santa Clara 5
In Columbia, S.C, the defending national champion Gamecocks
used a four-hit, three-RBI performance from Jackie Bradley, Jr.
to defeat Santa Clara in front of 8,242 fans at Carolina
Stadium. Michael Roth (1-0) notched a career-high six strikeouts
and gave up two runs in his 5.2 innings, while South Carolina
(1-0) ratcheted out 13 hits to support Roth. Bradley, Christian
Walker, and Scott Wingo all hit homers. The Broncos (0-1)
trimmed the Gamecocks' lead to 6-5 after scoring three runs in
six straight one-out singles in the eighth, but faced the wrath
of South Carolina's six-run bottom of the eighth in response.
Justin Viele went 3 for 4 with two runs to lead Santa Clara.
No. 11 Arizona State 8, New Mexico 2
In Tempe, Ariz., Riccio Torrez had four hits,
including two homers, and five RBI to lead Arizona State past
New Mexico in front of 3,143 fans at Packard Stadium. Torrez,
the defending Pac-10 batting champ, had a solo shot in the third
to make it 3-0 and added a three-run blast in the fourth to push
the lead to 7-0. Brady Rodgers (1-0) allowed two singles in five
shutout innings with five strikeouts. Jacob Nelson and Trey
Porras both had two hits for the Lobos (0-1).
No. 12 Florida State 12, VMI 0
In Tallahassee, Fla., Sean Gilmartin pitched
seven innings of shutout baseball and Devon Travis notched three
RBI as Florida State opened its season with a win over VMI at
Dick Howser Stadium. Gilmartin (1-0) scattered six hits, notched
six strikeouts, and conceded no walks behind a strong defense.
Travis, Mike McGee, James Ramsey all contributed a pair of hits
for the Seminoles (1-0), who started their scoring account with
a run in the second and jumped out to a 5-0 lead by the fifth.
Parker Brunelle added a pinch-hit three-run double in a five-run
eighth. Graham Sullivan had two hits for the Keydets (0-1), who
recorded six hits and two errors on the evening.
No. 14 Texas A&M 3, Le Moyne 1
In College Station, Texas, John Stilson had a
career-high nine strikeouts as Texas A&M edged Le Moyne in front
of 5,106 fans at Olsen Field. Stilson (1-0) allowed three hits,
one walk and one unearned run in six innings. Ross Stripling
worked a perfect ninth for his first save. Tyler Naquin has a
sacrifice fly to cap a two-run third for the Aggies (1-0). After
the Dolphins (0-1) tallied one in the fourth on a base hit by
Brian Stinson, Matt Juengel went deep in the fifth to complete
No. 15 Virginia 6, UAB 4
In Auburn, Ala., Danny Hultzen pitched 6.2 innings of
one-run baseball and David Coleman notched three hits as
Virginia opened its season with a win over UAB in the Auburn
Tournament. Hultzen (1-0) retired the first 10 batters he faced
and ultimately conceded three hits and one walk in his
ten-strikeout performance, while also going 2 for 4 from the
plate with three RBI. The Cavaliers (1-0) helped Hultzen's cause
by jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the fourth through a string of
hits, and added a pair of insurance runs in the eighth. Those
runs proved crucial, as the Blazers (0-1) clawed back with two
in both the seventh and ninth. Jamal Austin notched three hits
and two runs for UAB, while Patrick Palmeiro hit a two-run homer
and drove in three.
No. 17 LSU 15, Wake Forest 4
In Baton Rouge, La., Mikie Mahtook homered twice
as LSU thumped Wake Forest in front of a record crowd of 10,055
at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers (1-0) put up six in each of the
first two innings. Mahtook went deep in the second and third for
LSU. Mason Katz went 2 for 3 with two runs and three RBI for the
Tigers. Ben Alsup (1-0) gave up one unearned run in five innings
with five hits, two walks and four strikeouts to earn the
victory. Matt Conway had two hits and drove in three for the
Demon Deacons (0-1). The crowd gave WFU head coach Tom Walter a
standing ovation prior to the game. Walter recently donated a
kidney to freshman outfielder Kevin Jordan.
No. 19 Miami (Fla.) 2, Rutgers 1 (11)
In Miami, Fla., Zeke DeVoss scored on a Stephen Perez
game-winning sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 11th to give
Miami a nail-biting victory over Rutgers at Alex Rodriguez Park.
Starters Bryan Radziewski (Miami) and Tyler Gebler (Rutgers)
engaged in a pitchers’ duel, both pitching six innings of
three-hit ball after conceding a run inside the first two
innings. Radziewski also struck out eight, while Miami's bullpen
notched another six strikeouts. DeVoss led the Hurricanes (1-0)
with two hits and scored Miami's only earned run on the evening;
the team's first run was scored off an error in the second.
Steve Nyisztor led the Scarlet Knights (0-1) with two hits and
No. 20 Georgia Tech 6, Kent State 3
In Atlanta, Kyle Wren and Jacob Esch both had
three hits and two runs as Georgia Tech defeated Kent State at
Russ Chandler Stadium. The Yellow Jackets (1-0) tallied two in
the first and third to build a 4-0 lead. After the Golden
Flashes (0-1) cut the lead in half in the fifth, Tech added
single runs in the fifth and sixth. KSU got its final run in the
ninth. Mark Pope (1-0) gave up two runs, one earned, in 6.2
innings with one walk and six strikeouts. Jimmy Rider and Ben
Klafczynski both had two hits for the Flashes.
James Madison 37, Bucknell 7
In Harrisonburg, Va., JMU scored 15 in the first
and set a school record for runs in a game in bouncing Bucknell
at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park. The Dukes (1-0) also
set a school mark with 18 extra-base hits (seven doubles, one
triple, 10 homers). JMU hit three consecutive homers three
different times, including twice in the first. Jake Lowery and
David Herbek both belted three homers. Lowery drove in eight and
Trevor Knight scored six and knocked in seven. Gerry Runyan had
two hits and three RBI for the Bison (0-1).
North Carolina 2, Cal Poly 1
In Los Angeles, Tommy Coyle drove in the
game-winner with an infield hit in the top of the ninth as UNC
nipped Cal Poly at Dedeaux Field in the first game of USC’s
tournament. Coyle beat out a high chopper to short with two
outs, bringing home Jeff Bouton from third to give the Tar Heels
(1-0) a 2-1 advantage. Greg Holt (1-0) pitched 2.2 innings of
hitless relief with five strikeouts to earn the win. Levi
Michael had three hits, including a triple, and one RBI for UNC.
Evan Busby drove in the lone run for the Mustangs (0-1) with a
sacrifice fly in the fifth.
Wichita State 5, Niagara 0
In Wichita, Kan., Tim Kelley and Brian Flynn
combined to shut out Niagara as Wichita State won in front of
3,224 fans at Eck Stadium in 1:53. Kelley (1-0) allowed three
hits and one walk in five innings with six strikeouts. Flynn
scattered two hits over the final four innings with two
strikeouts to notch the save. The Shockers (1-0) scored one in
the second and four in the third. Chris O’Brien and Don Lambert
both knocked in a pair. Brian Deering had two hits for the
Purple Eagles (0-1).
Washington State 4, Cal State Bakersfield 2
In Bakersfield, Calif., Adam Conley fanned a
career-high nine as WSU got by Cal Stat Bakersfield. Conley
(1-0) pitched eight innings with no walks and took a no-hitter
into the sixth. Richie Ochoa struck out two in a perfect ninth
for his first save. Oscar Sanay had a two-run double in the
sixth to give the Roadrunners (0-1) a 2-1 advantage. Jason Monda
(3 for 3) had a RBI triple in the seventh to tie the game and
scored the go-ahead run on a groundout for the Cougars (1-0).
West Virginia 5, Iowa 0
In Clearwater, Fla., Jonathan Jones and Marcus
Broadwater combined on the shutout and Grant Buckner homered
twice as West Virginia blanked Iowa in the Big East-Big Ten
Challenge at Jack Russell Stadium. Jones (1-0) allowed two hits
in 6.1 innings with no walks and five strikeouts. Broadwater
gave up a pair of hits over the final 2.2 innings with no walks
and two punchouts. Jarred Hippen (0-1) allowed 11 hits and five
earned runs in six innings with one walk and four strikeouts for
the Hawkeyes (0-1). Buckner went deep in each of his first two
at-bats for the Mountaineers (1-0), a solo shot in the first and
a two-run blast in the third. Kurt Lee had two hits for Iowa.
Time of game was 2:14.
Texas State 7, Nebraska 2
In San Marcos, Texas, Mitchell Pitts matched his
career high of seven strikeouts as Texas State topped Nebraska
in front of 2,386 fans at Bobcat Ballpark. Pitts (1-0) allowed
two hits and one earned run in six innings to earn the win.
Casey Kalenkosky went 3 for 3 with a double, two runs and two
RBI for the Bobcats (1-0). Texas State took the lead for good
with a two-run fifth to make it 3-1. Josh Scheffert homered in
the second for the Huskers (0-1).
Virginia Tech 4, Indiana 2
In Conway, S.C., Joe Mantiply allowed two runs
over seven innings and Andrew Rash belted a two-run homer as
Virginia Tech opened its season with a win over Indiana at the
Caravelle Resort Tournament. Mantiply (1-0) scattered nine hits
with one walk and five strikeouts. Ronnie Shaban tossed a
perfect eighth and Jake Joyce pitched a scoreless ninth to earn
the save. The two-run blast by Rash came in the fifth, giving
the Hokies (1-0) a 4-1 advantage. The Hoosiers (0-1) scored
single runs in the second and sixth. Alex Dickerson and Dustin
DeMuth both had two hits for Indiana.
Penn State 8, Seton Hall 6
In St. Petersburg, Fla., Penn State used a
five-run seventh to outscore Seton Hall in the Big East-Big Ten
Challenge at Progress Energy Park. Joey DeBernardis had a
two-run double to highlight the seventh-inning outburst for the
Nittany Lions (1-0). Sean Deegan also drove in a pair in the
contest for PSU. Ryan Ignas (1-0) pitched the final 3.2 innings
for the Nittany Lions to earn the victory, surviving a three-run
ninth by the Pirates (0-1). Ryan Sullivan had two hits and drove
in a run for Seton Hall. Will Walsh of the Pirates reached four
times by being hit by pitches.