June 3, 2012

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Rider Coach Barry Davis at Charlottesville Regional


For the second year in a row, Rider coach Barry Davis (left) will supply thoughts during the Charlottesville Regional. Davis, who grew up in Charlottesville and starred at Bridgewater (Va.) College, is 212-215 in eight years with the Broncs and 783-382 overall.


Game 3 – Oklahoma 2, Army 1 (10)

 It was a typical BBCOR college baseball game: 3 runs, 11 hits over 10 innings.

Small ball was the theme. Sac bunt attempts, hit-and-runs, stealing, you name it, it was attempted. Both coaches tried to make the correct call, and finally Oklahoma got the hit it needed in the top of the 10th to win.

Both starters were solid, allowing two runs in 14 innings. Logan Lee gave up two hits, four walks and one run in seven innings for Army with four strikeouts, while Jonathan Gray surrendered five hits, two walks and one run in seven frames for OU with six punchouts.


Both relievers were solid as well, with one run in six innings. Steven Okert allowed one hit in three scoreless innings while striking out three in getting the win for the Sooners. Gunnar Carroll allowed three hits and one run in three frames for the Knights.

It was relatively clean game in the field, with just one error in 93 chances.

Army had chances, but had runners thrown out at home and third with two outs. Another pick off with a 3-2 count stopped what could have been a big inning. The middle of the order was at the plate at the time. You never know what the inning holds.

Oklahoma had the leadoff guy on several times, but failed to advance them. Army’s catcher, J.T. Watkins, was on the money on more than a few throws.

Max White, who was 0 for 7 in two regional games, came through with a solid single in the top of the 10th and Caleb Bushyhead made an excellent read off the bat to score without a throw. 

Oklahoma has pitching. If they can find a hot streak with the bats, they have a chance to make some noise from the losers’ bracket.  


(photo courtesy of Rider Media Relations Office)