April 8, 2014

Rankings are from CBI Composite Poll

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Florida blanks Florida State to win season series

Virginia tops JMU, New Orleans nips ULL, South Carolina downs Furman


In Tallahassee, Fla. Casey Turgeon homered and drove in four as No. 20 Florida beat top-ranked Florida State for the third time this season, 8-0 on Tuesday. Turgeon hit a three-run homer to cap a four-run fifth for the Gators (21-12). Danny Young (4-0, 5 IP, 2 H, 4 BB, 5 K) earned the win. Casey Smit had two of the four hits for the Seminoles (26-6).


No. 2 Virginia 9, James Madison 3

In Harrisonburg, Va., Joe McCarthy went 4 for 5 with two doubles, a homer, two runs and four RBI as Virginia downed James Madison. Mike Papi also homered and drove in four for the Cavaliers (28-5). Alec Bettinger (4-0, 4 IP, 2 H, 3 BB, K) was the starter and winner. Kyle Weston had a two-run double and scored in the ninth for the Dukes (11-18).


New Orleans 8, No. 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 7

In Lafayette, La., Jonathan Santana had a two-run double to highlight a five-run fourth as New Orleans surprised Louisiana-Lafayette. Jonathan Coco added a two-run triple to cap a three-run seventh for the Privateers (10-20). Reese Kanter went 4 for 5 with two runs and an RBI single in the seventh to snap a 5-5 tie and give UNO the lead for good. Seth Laigast (2-2, 2.2 IP, H, R, 4 BB, 4 K) recorded the victory, while Darron McKigney recorded the final three outs for his first save. Caleb Adams went 4 for 4 with a double, a homer and two runs for the Ragin’ Cajuns (30-4).


No. 4 South Carolina 9, Furman 2

In Greenville, S.C., Kyle Martin went 3 for 4 with a home run and four RBI as South Carolina defeated Furman. The Gamecocks (27-5) scored three in the top of the first and added four in the third for a 7-2 lead. Marcus Mooney went 3 for 4 with a run, while Connor Bright had two hits and two RBI for South Carolina. Taylor Widener (2-0, 4.2 IP, H, BB, 4 K) earned the win in relief. Andrew MacLatchie had a two-run single in the second for the Paladins (11-22).


No. 5 Cal Poly 6, Saint Mary's 2

In San Luis Obispo, Calif., Cal Poly scored in five of the first six innings in defeating Saint Mary's. Peter Van Gansen went 1 for 1 with three walks and three RBI for the Mustangs (27-5). Justin Calomeni (6-1, 5 IP, 4 H, R, 4 K) picked up the win. Anthony Gonsolin had two hits for the Gaels (13-18).


No. 8 Vanderbilt 6, Indiana State 2

In Nashville, Tenn., Walker Buehler struck out 10 in seven innings as Vanderbilt topped Indiana State. Buehler (6-1) allowed three hits, three walks and one run. Karl Ellison drove in two for the Commodores (26-8). Jacob Hayes went 2 for 4 with a double, a homer and two RBI for the Sycamores (21-8).


No. 9 Houston 7, Texas State 1

In Houston, Kyle Survance had a three-run single in a four-run second as Houston took care of Texas State. Michael Pyeatt went 2 for 2 with a run for the Cougars (26-6). Andrew Lantrip (2-0) allowed one hit over four scoreless innings of relief to earn the victory. Granger Studdard went 1 for 3 with one RBI for the Bobcats (18-14).


No. 10 Louisville 3, Purdue 1 (10)

In West Lafayette, Ind., Zach Lucas doubled and scored the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th as Louisville outlasted Purdue. Lucas and Jeff Gardner both had two hits and a run for the Cardinals (24-8). Cole Sturgeon (2-0, 2.1 IP, H, 3 BB, 3 K) earned the win. Kyle Wood (2 for 4) homered for the Boilermakers (6-22).


Morehead State 4, No. 14 Kentucky 4

In Lexington, Ky., Robby Spencer went 2 for 5 with a homer, two runs and two RBI as Morehead State stopped Kentucky. The Eagles (16-16) built a 6-1 after seven. Blaine Tanner (2 for 3) also drove in two for MSU. A.J. Reed doubled and drove in two, while Storm Wilson added a pinch-hit homer in the ninth for the Wildcats (22-11).


No. 15 Oregon 15, Portland 10

In Eugene, Ore., Kyle Garlick had a two-run double to highlight a nine-run first as Oregon outscored Portland. Mitchell Tolman went 2 for 3 with two walks, two runs and two RBI for the Ducks (23-10). Caleb Whalen had a double, a homer and six RBI to lead the Pilots (7-26).


Georgia 6, No. 16 Clemson 2

In Clemson, S.C., Hunter Cole went 3 for 5 with a homer, two runs and four RBI to lead Georgia past Clemson. The Bulldogs (19-13-1) scored one in the first and four in the second to take control. Nelson Ward added two hits, including a double, and two RBI for Georgia. Patrick Boling (3-2, 7.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K) earned the victory. Jay Baum went 1 for 2 with a walk and two runs for the Tigers (20-12).


No. 17 Ole Miss 9, Memphis 1

In Memphis, Tenn., Preston Overbey went 3 for 4 with two RBI as Ole Miss manhandled Memphis. The Rebels scored three in the fourth and four in the fifth in building a 9-0 lead. Will Allen (2 for 3, 2 R, 2 RBI) and Sikes Orvis both homered for Ole Miss. Jeremy Massie (2-2, 5 IP, 4 H, 2 K) earned the victory. Tucker Tubbs had three hits for the Tigers (18-15).


No. 18 Mississippi State 4, Southern Miss 3 (11)

In Pearl, Miss., Derrick Armstrong walked and scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 11th as Mississippi State edged Southern Miss. Armstrong finished with two hits and three runs for the Bulldogs (21-13). Mason Robbins drove in a pair for the Golden Eagles (19-15).


No. 19 Cal State Fullerton 4, UCLA 3

In Fullerton, Calif., Matt Chapman had a two-run triple and scored in a three-run fifth as Cal State Fullerton edged UCLA. Miles Chambers (2-0, 2.1 IP, 2 H, R, 2 K) earned the win in relief, while J.D. Davis retired the final six batters with three strikeouts to record his fourth save for the Titans (17-11). Justin Hazard drove in a pair for the Bruins (18-13).