May 31, 2013

Regional Scores & Schedules

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Around the Regionals

Clark homers in ninth to cap four-run rally for Indiana

UCLA edges SDSU, UConn upsets Virginia Tech, Rice edges USF


Bloomington Regional

#1 Indiana 5, #4 Valparaiso 4

#2 Austin Peay 4, #3 Florida 3


In Bloomington, Ind., Chad Clark had a two-run homer, his first of the year, to cap a four-run ninth as Indiana rallied past Valparaiso in front of a sellout crowd of 3.045 at Bart Kaufman Field. The Crusaders (31-27) scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the ninth to take a 4-1 lead. Dustin DeMuth and Casey Smith (2 for 4) had RBI doubles before the dinger by Clark (2 for 4, 3 RBI) ended the contest. Andrew Bain went 3 for 4 with two runs and one RBI for Valpo.


In the first game, Michael Davis launched a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning as Austin Peay edged Florida for its 16th straight win and 20 in 21 games. The Gators (29-29) had built a 3-1 lead on Justin Shafer's three-run homer in the sixth inning. In the ninth, Craig Massoni and Reed Harper greeted Ryan Harris with singles before Davis drilled a 2-1, one-out pitch for the go-ahead runs. Kacy Kremmer (6-0) tossed two innings to post the win for the Governors (46-13).

Los Angeles Regional

#2 Cal Poly 9, #3 San Diego 2 CBI Live - Abbey Mastracco

#1 UCLA 5, #4 San Diego State 3 CBI Live - Abbey Mastracco


Blacksburg Regional

#4 Connecticut 5, #1 Virginia Tech 2 CBI Live - Zach Mariner

#2 Oklahoma 7, #3 Coastal Carolina 3


In Blacksburg, Va., Max White went 4 for 5 with a double, two runs and two RBI as Oklahoma scored seven unanswered runs to down Coastal Carolina. Matt Oberste had two hits and two RBI, while Jack Mayfield went 2 for 4 with two runs for the Sooners (41-19). Jonathan Gray (9 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 11 K) went the distance for OU. Colin Hering went 2 for 3 with one RBI for the Chanticleers (37-22).


Eugene Regional

#2 Rice 3, #3 San Francisco 2 (11) CBI Live - Isaac Rosenthal

#1 Oregon 5, #4 South Dakota State 4 CBI Live - Isaac Rosenthal


Corvallis Regional

#1 Oregon State 5, #4 UTSA 4 CBI Live - Patrick Meyers

#3 UC Santa Barbara 6, #2 Texas A&M 4 CBI Live - Patrick Meyers


Baton Rouge Regional

#1 LSU 11, #4 Jackson State 7

#3 Sam Houston State 4, #2 Louisiana-Lafayette 2


In Baton Rouge, La., Mason Katz went 2 for 2 with a homer, three runs and four RBI to lead LSU past Jackson State in front of a crowd of 9.316 at Alex Box Stadium. The home Tigers (53-9) scored multiple runs in four of the first six innings, building a 10-2 lead. Jared Foster had a three-run homer, while Sean McMullen was 3 for 4 with two runs and one RBI for LSU. Kurt McCune (4-1, 4.2 IP, 4 H, 5 K) got the win in relief. Fred Hampton (3 for 4, 2 R, 2 RBI) went deep for the visiting Tigers (34-21).


In the late game, Luke Plucheck (3 for 4, 3 RBI) had a two-run single in the top of the seventh to snap a 2-2 tie as Sam Houston State edged Louisiana-Lafayette. Andy Scott (3.1 IP, 1 H, 1 K) earned the win for the Bearkats (38-20). Dex Kjerstad had two of the four hits for the Ragin’ Cajuns (41-19).


Charlottesville Regional

#3 Elon 10, #2 UNC Wilmington 7 CBI Live - Phil Stanton

#1 Virginia 2, #4 Army 1


In Charlottesville, Va., Brandon Waddell and Kyle Crockett combined on a five-hitter as Virginia edged Army in front of 3,826 fans at Davenport Field. Waddell (6-2) allowed three hits and one run in seven innings with no walks and eight strikeouts. Crockett surrendered two hits in the eighth, but neither scored. He struck out the side in the ninth to give him four punchouts in the game and his 11th save. Grant Van Order had a perfect suicide squeeze in the top of the fifth to plate Jacob Page as the Black Knights (29-22) took a 1-0 advantage. The Cavaliers (48-10) answered immediately in the bottom of the frame on run-scoring base hits by Mike Papi and Joe McCarthy (3 for 3) to make it 2-1. Kenny Towns and Nate Irving both had two hits and a run for UVa. Chris Rowley (9-4, 7 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 3 K) suffered the loss.


Raleigh Regional

#1 NC State 4, #4 Binghamton 1 CBI Live - Sean Ryan

#3 William & Mary 4, #2 Ole Miss 2


In Raleigh, N.C., Jason Inghram tossed eight splendid innings, and William & Mary took advantage of two errors to score four times in the first inning in a win over Ole Miss. The win marked the first NCAA tournament win in Tribe history. Inghram scatted eight hits and allowed two earned runs with three strikeouts. Matt Wainman tossed the ninth inning for his ninth save for the Tribe (38-22). Michael Katz had two hits and scored a run, and Ryan Lindemuth and Ryan Hissey each drove in a run for William & Mary. Tanner Mathis went 3 for 4 with a run for the Rebels (37-23).


Tallahassee Regional

#3 Troy 5, #2 Alabama 2

#1 Florida State 10, #4 Savannah State 0


In Tallahassee, Fla., Trae Santos ripped a three-run homer in a five-run fourth inning, and Shane McCain allowed two earned runs and seven hits in 6.2 innings as Troy knocked off Alabama. Ali Knowles added a two-run single up the middle for the Trojans (41-18), who have split their past 10 games with the Crimson Tide (34-27). Brett Booth went 2 for 4 with a run for Alabama.


In the late game, Scott Sitz (10-1) allowed seven hits in 7.1 scoreless innings with eight strikeouts as Florida State blanked Savannah State. Marcus Davis went 3 for 4 with four RBI, while DJ Stewart was 3 for 4 with three runs and three RBI for the Seminoles (45-15). Mendez Elder had a pair of hits, including a double, for the Tigers (33-22).


Chapel Hill Regional

#3 Towson 7, #2 Florida Atlantic 2

#1 North Carolina 6, #4 Canisius 3


In Chapel Hill, N.C., Mike Volpe allowed four hits and one unearned run in seven sparkling innings, and Andrew Parker ripped a three-run homer as Towson, making its first tourney appearance since 1991, topped Florida Atlantic. Volpe (10-3) struck out four and walked two and took advantage of the Tigers (30-28) scoring five times in the sixth inning. Kurt Wertz had two hits and two runs for Towson. Levi Meyer had two hits to lead the Owls (39-21).


In the second game, Brian Holberton went 2 for 4 with two RBI as North Carolina downed Canisius. The Tar Heels (53-8) led 4-3 before plating a pair of insurance runs in the eighth. Jose Toralba went 2 for 3 with a walk, a run and an RBI for the Golden Griffins (42-16).


Columbia Regional

#3 Liberty 8, #2 Clemson 3 CBI Recap

#1 South Carolina 7, #4 Saint Louis 3


In Columbia, S.C., Graham Saiko (2 for 4, 2 R, 2 RBI) had a run-scoring double to highlight a four-run eighth as South Carolina escaped against Saint Louis. Saiko also homered for the Gamecocks (40-18). Grayson Greiner had two hits and two runs for South Carolina. Tyler Webb fanned five in two hitless innings to record the win. Michael Bozarth went 2 for 4 with a run for the Billikens (41-20).

Fullerton Regional

#2 Arizona State 4, #3 New Mexico 3

#1 Cal State Fullerton 4, #4 Columbia 1


In Fullerton, Calif., Grahamm Wiest tossed a three-hitter as Cal State Fullerton fought past Columbia in front of 3,183 fans at Goodwin Field. Weist (9-3) did not walk a batter and fanned four, retiring the final nine hitters. Matt Chapman went 2 for 3 with a homer, two runs and two RBI to lead the Titans (49-8). David Vandercook went deep for the Lions (27-20).


In the early game, James McDonald homered and drove in three as Arizona State edged New Mexico. Trevor Williams (6-6, 7.2 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 4 K) got the win, while Ryan Burr (1.1 IP, BB, K) earned his 12th save for the Sun Devils (36-20-1). Mitch Garver (2 for 3, 2 RBI) went deep for the Lobos (37-21).


Louisville Regional

#2 Miami (Fla.) 7, #3 Oklahoma State 0

#1 Louisville 8, #4 Bowling Green 3


In Louisville, Ky., Chris Diaz allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings, and battery-mate Garrett Kennedy had three hits, a homer and three RBI as Miami blanked Oklahoma State. Diaz (7-5) struck out a career-best 10 hitters and walked five for the Hurricanes (37-23), who were playing without coach Jim Morris, who is in a Durham, N.C., hospital with pneumonia. Assstant coach Gino DeMare led the Hurricanes in Morris' absence. Tyler Palmer went 3 for 4 with two runs for Miami. Jason Hursh (6-5) was touched for seven hits and five runs (three earned) for the Cowboys (39-18).

In the nightcap, Coco Johnson (3 for 4, 3 R, 3 RBI) homered twice as Louisville beat Bowling Green. Jeff Gardner was a home run short of the cycle with two RBI for the Cardinals (47-10). Chad Green (7 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 5 K) earned the win in relief. Jeremy Shay (2 for 4) had a dinger for the Falcons (24-30).


Manhattan Regional

#3 Bryant 4, #2 Arkansas 1

#1 Kansas State 20, #4 Wichita State 11


In Manhattan, Kan., John Mullen (3 for 4, 2 RBI) had an RBI triple and scored in a three-run eighth as Bryant downed Arkansas. Salvatore Lisanti (2-2, 4 IP, 2 BB, 2 K) earned the win in relief for the Bulldogs (45-16-1). Dominic Ficociello doubled and scored for the Razorbacks (37-21).


In the first game, Kansas State scored nine in the first to thump Wichita State. Ross Kivett (4 for 5, 4 R) homered twice and knock in four, while Jon Davis (2 for 3, 3 R) also drove in four for the Wildcats (42-17). Johnny Coy (2 for 4) and Casey Gillaspie (1 for 4) both had three RBI for the Shockers (39-27).


Nashville Regional

#1 Vanderbilt 9, #4 ETSU 1

#3 Illinois 6, #2 Georgia Tech 4


In Nashville, Tenn., Conrad Gregor (2 for 4) had a two-run single to spark a five-run first as Vanderbilt topped ETSU. Connor Harrell (2 for 4, 2 R, 2 RBI) homered for the Commodores (52-9). Kevin Ziomek (7 IP, 3 H, 1 UE, 1 BB, 5 K) recorded the win. Dylan Tritsch had two hits for the Bucs (36-23).


In the opener, Jordan Parr homered twice and drove in three as Illinois defeated Georgia Tech. Justin Parr had two hits, one run and one RBI for the Illini (35-18). Thomas Smith (2 for 3) went deep for the Yellow Jackets (34-26).


Starkville Regional

#1 Mississippi State 5, #4 Central Arkansas 3

#2 South Alabama 9, #3 Mercer 4


In Starkville, Miss., Wes Rea had two hits and two RBI as Mississippi State held off Central Arkansas in front of 11,102 fans at Dudy Noble Field. The Bulldogs (44-17) used a three-run sixth to snap a 2-2 tie. Alex Detz went 3 for 3 with two runs and one RBI for the victors. Michael Marietta had two hits for the Bears (39-21).


In the early game, Dustin Dalken went 2 for 4 with four RBI as South Alabama downed Mercer. Nick Zaharion (2 for 2) knocked in three for the Jaguars (43-18). Anthony Izzio (6 IP, 7 H, R, BB, 5 K) earned the win. Nick Backlund had two hits and two RBI for the Bears (43-17).