June 2, 2013

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Around the Regionals

Santiago powers Florida Atlantic past North Carolina

Louisville, NC State, Florida State advance to Super Regionals


Chapel Hill Regional

#2 Florida Atlantic 3, #1 North Carolina 2

#2 Florida Atlantic 6, #3 Towson 5 (TU eliminated)


In Chapel Hill, N.C., Ricky Santiago ripped a three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh – Florida Atlantic’s first hit of the game – and Michael Sylvestri and Hugh Adams closed the door as the Owls edged North Carolina to force a winner-take-all game Monday. Hobbs Johnson didn’t allow a hit through six innings for the Tar Heels (54-9), but left after walking the leadoff man in the seventh. Trevor Kelley relieved and walked a batter before Santiago cleared the bases with his fifth homer for the Owls (42-21). Chaz Frank went 4 for 5 with a run for North Carolina.


Corey Keller had an RBI double in the top of the ninth to snap a 5-5 tie as Florida Atlantic edged Towson. Keller finished with three hits, including a homer, and three RBI for the Owls (41-21). Brendan Butler had two hits and three RBI for the Tigers (30-30).


Louisville Regional

#1 Louisville 12, #3 Oklahoma State 3 (OSU eliminated)

#3 Oklahoma State 7, #2 Miami 1 (Miami eliminated)


In Louisville, Ky., Coco Johnson stayed hot with two hits and three RBI as Louisville advanced to the Super Regionals by beating Oklahoma State. Adam Engel, Nick Ratajczak and Ty Young – the first three batters in the lineup – had two RBI apiece for the Cardinals (49-12). Victor Romero went 3 for 3 with an RBI for the Cowboys (41-18).


Mark Robinette and Vince Wheeland combined to limit Miami to four hits, and Gage Green and Jarrett Higgins each had two hits and two RBI as Oklahoma State eliminated Miami. Robinette (6-1) yielded two hits and one unearned run, and Wheeland earned his second save. The Cowboys (41-18) scored once in the fourth inning and two runs apiece in the fifth, seventh and eighth innings to pull away from the Hurricanes (37-25). Tyler Palmer went 1 for 3 with a run for Miami.


Raleigh Regional

#1 NC State 9, #3 William & Mary 2 (W&M eliminated)

#3 William & Mary 4, #2 Ole Miss 1 (Ole Miss eliminated)


In Raleigh, N.C., Tarran Senay went 2 for 5 with a homer – a three-run shot in the first – and five RBI as NC State advanced to the Super Regionals for the second straight year by eliminating William & Mary. Logan Ratledge added three hits, two runs and an RBI, and Jake Fincher contributed three hits, a run and an RBI for the Wolfpack (47-14). Brad Stone (3-2) tossed 5.1 scoreless innings to pick up the win. Ryan Hissey went 2 for 4 with a run for the Tribe (39-24), which set a school mark for wins in a season.


Earlier, Brett Koehler tossed a complete game, and Jackson Shaver, the son of William & Mary basketball coach Tony Shaver, had a two-run single as the Tribe eliminated Ole Miss. Koehler allowed seven hits and one unearned run on 98 pitches for his third complete game of the season. Ryan Lindemuth went 2 for 3 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI, and Ryan Hissey added two hits with a run and an RBI for William & Mary (39-23). The Rebels finish 38-24 after losing twice to the Tribe in Raleigh.


Tallahassee Regional

#1 Florida State 11, #3 Troy 4 (Troy eliminated)

#3 Troy 9, #2 Alabama 8 (Alabama eliminated)


In Tallahassee, Fla., Brett Knief ripped a grand slam to key a seven-run fourth inning as Florida State advanced to the Super Regionals for the sixth straight year by topping Troy. The Seminoles (47-15) dismantled their Regional foes by a 32-4 count in three games and stretched their Regional winning streak to 19 games. Brandon Leibrandt (10-4) allowed four earned runs in five innings for the Seminoles. Stephen McGee drove in three, and Marcus Davis contributed two RBI as FSU went from down 3-2 to up 9-3 after the fourth-inning outburst. Trae Santos went 3 for 4 with a solo homer, and Clay Holcomb went 3 for 3 with a RBI for the Trojans (42-20).


Brandon Brown walked with the bases loaded as Troy scored four times in the bottom of the ninth and won in true walk-off fashion in eliminating Alabama. Kyle Brown had a two-run double to plate two to make it 8-7 – it was his first hit since March 18 – and Matthew Howard drove in Tanner Hicks to tie the game. Josh McDorman finished with two hits and three RBI for the Trojans (42-19). Georgie Salem and Brett Booth led the Crimson Tide (35-28) with two RBI apiece.


Baton Rouge Regional

#1 LSU 5, #2 Louisiana-Lafayette 1 (ULL eliminated)

#2 Louisiana-Lafayette 7, #3 Sam Houston State 5 (SHSU eliminated)


In Baton Rouge, La., Alex Bregman went 3 for 4 with a homer, two runs and two RBI, and Raph Rhymes added three hits and two RBI as LSU returned to the Super Regionals by eliminating Louisiana-Lafayette. The Tigers (55-9) pulled away with a three-run sixth inning, two coming on a Rhymes single. Brent Bonvillain (3-0) started and gave LSU a career-best 5.1 innings with three hits, one unearned run and three strikeouts. Nick Rumbelow and Chris Cotton combined for 3.2 innings of no-hit relief. Caleb Adams went 2 for 4 for the Ragin’ Cajuns.


Caleb Adams homered twice and drove in four as Louisiana-Lafayette eliminated Sam Houston State. Matt Pitt (4-1, 7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 3 K) got the win in relief for the Ragin’ Cajuns. Ryan Farney (2 for 3, 2 RBI) and Anthony Azar both went deep for the Bearkats (38-22).


Blacksburg Regional

#2 Oklahoma 10, #1 Virginia Tech 4 (VT eliminated)

#1 Virginia Tech 3, #4 Connecticut 1 (UConn eliminated)


In Blacksburg, Va., Oklahoma extended a 4-3 lead with a six-run ninth in downing Virginia Tech to win the Blacksburg Regional in front of 1,182 fans at English Field. The Sooners (43-19) won their third postseason trip to the Commonwealth of Virginia in the past four years, capturing the Charlottesville Super Regional in 2010 and the Charlottesville Regional in 2012. Hector Lorenzana had two hits and three RBI, while Jack Mayfield went 3 for 5 with two runs and two RBI for OU. Andrew Rash homered for the Hokies (40-22).


In the first game, Sean Keselica went 2 for 4 with one RBI as Virginia Tech eliminated Connecticut. Brad Markey (5-4, 5.1 IP, 5 H, R, BB, K) earned the win, while Clark Labitan (3.2 IP, 2 H, 4 K) recorded his 11th save. Bobby Melley had two hits and a run for the Huskies (35-28).


Bloomington Regional

#1 Indiana 6, #2 Austin Peay 1 (APSU eliminated)

#2 Austin Peay 5, #4 Valparaiso 4 (Valpo eliminated)


In Bloomington, Ind., Will Coursen-Carr worked into the sixth inning, and Kyle Schwarber homered and scored twice as Indiana claimed a spot in the Super Regionals by beating Austin Peay. Coursen-Carr allowed five hits and one earned run in 5.1 innings, and Ryan Halstead allowed one hit and struck out four over the final 3.1 innings for the Hoosiers (47-14). Sam Travis added a 2-for-4 day with a run for Indiana. Brett Carlson went 2 for 3 for the Governors (47-15).


Michael Davis led off the eighth inning with a homer to break a 4-4 tie, and Austin Peay advanced to the Regional final by edging Valparaiso. The Governors (47-14) rallied from a 4-2 deficit by scoring single runs in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings. Davis finished with two RBI, and Cody Hudson had two hits and two runs for Austin Peay. Spencer Mahoney went 3 for 5 with two runs, and Tanner Vavra had two hits and two RBI for the Crusaders, who played three one-run games in the Regional, finishing 1-2 (both losses came by 5-4 scores).


Charlottesville Regional

#3 Elon 6, #2 UNC Wilmington 4 (UNCW eliminated) CBI Live - Phil Stanton

#1 Virginia 11, #3 Elon 3 CBI Live - Phil Stanton


Columbia Regional

#1 South Carolina 4, #3 Liberty 2 (suspended bottom 5, resume Mon. 1 pm)

#3 Liberty 3, #2 Clemson 1 (Clemson eliminated)


In Columbia, S.C., Trey Lambert tossed 7.2 splendid innings, and Bryan Aanderud went 4 for 4 with two RBI as Liberty eliminated Clemson by beating the Tigers for the second time in the Regional. Lambert allowed seven hits and one earned run for the Flames. Steven Duggar went 2 for 4 for the Tigers, who leave Columbia without facing rival South Carolina.


Corvallis Regional

#1 Oregon State 6, #2 Texas A&M 1 (TAMU eliminated) CBI Live - Patrick Meyers

#2 Texas A&M 5, #3 UC Santa Barbara 4 (UCSB eliminated) CBI Live - Patrick Meyers


Eugene Regional

#1 Oregon 11, #2 Rice 0 CBI Live - Isaac Rosenthal

#1 Oregon 6, #3 San Francisco 1 (USF eliminated) CBI Live - Isaac Rosenthal


Fullerton Regional

#2 Arizona State 10, #4 Columbia 5 (CU eliminated)

#1 Cal State Fullerton 6, #2 Arizona State 1 (ASU eliminated)


In Fullerton, Calif., Thomas Eshelman allowed one run over eight innings and Cal State Fullerton used a three-run first to eliminate Arizona State while claiming the Fullerton Regional title in front of 2,188 fans at Goodwin Field. The Titans will host UCLA in a Super Regional next weekend. Eshelman (12-2) scattered six hits, did not walk a batter and struck out seven. Michael Lorenzen had a two-run single in the first and a run-scoring squeeze to cap a two-run second as the Titans (51-8) built a 5-0 lead. Ricky Pedroza and Matt Chapman both scored twice for Fullerton. Max Rossiter had a triple and scored for the Sun Devils (37-22-1).


In the earlier contest, Michael Benjamin and James McDonald both drove in three as Arizona State eliminated Columbia. The Sun Devils used a six-run third to take contril. Nick Ferraresi went 3 for 5 with a run, while Joey Falcone had two hits and two RBI for the Lions (28-21).


Los Angeles Regional

#1 UCLA 6, #3 San Diego 0 (USD eliminated) CBI Live - Abbey Mastracco

#3 San Diego 8, #2 Cal Poly 5 (CP eliminated) CBI Live - Abbey Mastracco


Manhattan Regional

#1 Kansas State 4, #2 Arkansas 3 (UA eliminated)

#2 Arkansas 12, #3 Bryant 3 (Bryant eliminated)


In Manhattan, Kan., Kansas State scored twice in the seventh on wild pitches to erase a 3-2 deficit and defeat Arkansas to win the Manhattan Regional. The Wildcats (44-17) will travel to Oregon State next weekend for Super Regional play. The Razorbacks (39-22) put up three in the bottom of the first before KSU responded with two in the fourth and two more in the seventh. Shane Conlon had two hits for the Wildcats. Gerardo Esquivel (2-2, 4.1 IP, H, K) earned the win in relief, while Jake Matthys (2 IP, 2 H, K) recorded his ninth save. Brian Anderson went 1 for 2 with two walks, a run and two RBI for Arkansas.


In the first game, Jacob Mahan and Brett McAfee each delivered two hits and three RBI as Arkansas eliminated Bryant. Joe Serrano went 3 for 3 with two runs, and Tyler Spoon added two hits and two RBI as the Razorbacks (39-21) totaled 13 hits. Randall Fant (6-1) tossed 5.2 innings with six hits and two runs to pick up the win. Carl Anderson went 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI, and Kevin Brown hit a solo homer for the Bulldogs (45-18-1), who went 1-2 in their first NCAA appearance.


Nashville Regional

#2 Georgia Tech 5, #1 Vanderbilt 0

#2 Georgia Tech 6, #3 Illinois 3 (Illinois eliminated)


In Nashville, Tenn., Josh Heddinger fired a two-hit shutout, and battery-mate Mitch Earnest ripped a two-run homer as Georgia Tech forced a winner-take-all game Monday by beating Vanderbilt. Heddinger, making his sixth start of the year, was splendid despite six walks; he retired 13 of the last 14 batters of the game and struck out three in silencing one of the top offenses in the nation. The Yellow Jackets (37-26) scored once in the first and again in the fourth before added three runs – including Earnest’s third homer of the year – in the sixth. Mott Hyde went 3 for 4 with a run, and Kyle Wren added two hits and a run for Tech. It was the second time – both in the past 10 days – the Commodores (53-10) have been shut out.


Zane Evans had three hits and two RBI and picked up the win in relief as Georgia Tech scored four times in the ninth to eliminate Illinois. The Yellow Jackets (36-26) trailed by a run entering the ninth after Jordan Parr’s inside-the-park homer – Brandon Thomas and Daniel Palka collided in right-center. Kyle Wren tied the game with a single, and Matt Gonzalez doubled in a run before Evans singled in another. Brandon Thomas’ sac fly ended the scoring. The Fighting Illini, who entered 29-0 when leading after eight innings, finished 35-20.


Starkville Regional

#4 Central Arkansas 5, #1 Mississippi State 2

#4 Central Arkansas 3, #2 South Alabama 0 (USA eliminated)


In Starkville, Miss., Ethan McKinzie allowed four hits and two earned runs in a complete-game gem as Central Arkansas forced a deciding game Monday by beating Mississippi State. The Bears (42-21) and Bulldogs (45-18) will meet for the sixth time this season on Monday – Central Arkansas has won three of the first five meetings. Scott Zimmerle went 2 for 4 with an RBI, and Justin Treece followed with a two-run double as the Bears scored three times in the sixth inning. Sam Frost went 2 for 4 with an RBI for Mississippi State.


Earlier, freshman Connor Gilmore tossed a complete-game, four-hit shutout as Central Arkansas eliminated South Alabama. Ethan Harris went 3 for 3 with two runs, and Scott Zimmerle contributed two RBI for the Bears (41-21). The Jaguars finished 43-20.