May 12, 2011

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Van Doornum leads Hawaii past San Jose State

Mississippi State edges Ole Miss, Dallas Baptist nips Alcorn State


In Honolulu, Jeffrey Van Doornum had a three-run triple to cap a seven-run fourth as Hawaii beat San Jose State 8-2 Thursday in the WAC series opener in front of 3,179 fans at Les Murakami Stadium. After the first-place Rainbows (13-4, 28-20) got a run in the bottom of the third, Zack Jones and Nick Borg drove in runs in the top of the fourth as the Spartans (9-8, 31-19) took a 2-1 lead. Breland Almadove went 2 for 4 with one run and one RBI for Hawaii. Matt Sisto (4-4, 7 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 1 K) picked up the win for the Rainbows.


Mississippi State 7, Ole Miss 6

In Oxford, Miss., Brett Brownlee drove in two as Mississippi State edged Ole Miss in the SEC series opener in front of 8,144 fans at Oxford-University Stadium. The Bulldogs (12-13, 31-18) scored three in the top of the eighth to take a 7-5 lead. The Rebels (11-14, 27-22) loaded the bases with no outs in the bottom of the ninth, but a double play plated one run and a strikeout stranded the tying run on third. Chad Girodo (3-0, 0.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 K) earned the win, while Caleb Reed (2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 3 BB, 3 K) recorded his 10th save. Alex Yarbrough (2 for 5, 3 RBI) and Will Allen both homered for Ole Miss.


Dallas Baptist 4, Alcorn State 3

In Dallas, Jason Krizan doubled for the 36th time, tying the NCAA single-season record, as Dallas Baptist nipped Alcorn State in the series opener at Patriot Field. Joel Hutter and Landon Anderson both had two hits and two runs for the Patriots (34-15). Edgardo Salas and Eduardo Gonzalez both had two hits and one run for ASU (22-24). Brandon Williamson (9-1, 7.2 IP, 10 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 2 K) got the win, while Chris Haney (1.1 IP, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 K) got his 11th save.


(photo courtesy of Hawaii Media Relations Office)