Mar. 4 Baseball Weekend Roundup

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Chase Jensen
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March 4, 2012

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It was another successful week on the diamond for Conference USA. League members posted wins over five different teams from the SEC, including Alabama, Auburn, Arkansas, Mississippi State and Tennessee. Houston (Arkansas, Tennessee) and Southern Miss (Alabama, Auburn) each defeated two of those teams. C-USA teams also defeated schools from the Big 12 and Pac-12. The top six teams in Conference USA have a combined record of 55-14, with Rice, Tulane and UCF already reaching the 10-win mark in the very young season.

Sun., Mar. 4 Results
(19) UCF 15, Siena 2 (Chris Taladay was 4-for-4 with 3 runs scored & D.J. Hicks had 2 homers & 5 RBI)
East Carolina 4, Stony Brook 3 (Zach Wright singled, doubled and drove in a run)
UAB 7, Utah 1 (Todd Wilkinson singled, doubled, scored a run and drove in a run for the 8-3 Blazers)
Tulane 7, Alabama 2 (Nick Schneeberger hit a grand slam and Brandon Boudreaux walked four times)
Auburn Tournament (Auburn, Ala.)
Southern Miss 5, Auburn 4 (Blake Brown homered for the second straight game, driving in two runs)
Houston College Classic (Houston, Texas)
(27) Texas Tech 10, Houston 4 (Chase Jensen was 3-for-4 with a double and a pair of RBI)
(4) Rice 11, Tennessee 1 (Jordan Stephens strikes out 8 and allows just two hits over 7 shutout innings)
Bradley 5, Memphis 4 (Adam McClain singled, doubled and drove in two runs)
Wake Forest 5, Marshall 1 (John Gondolfo scored the lone run for the Herd)

Sat., Mar. 3 Results
Houston College Classic (Houston, Texas)
Houston 4, (7) Arkansas 1 (Jordan Lewis & Codey Morehouse combined to allow one run on six hits with 7 K's)
(4) Rice 6, (27) Texas Tech 2 (Michael Ratterree with 3 RBI and Tyler Duffey with 4 K's in 2.1 innings of hitless relief)
(19) UCF 6, Siena 4 (Chris Taladay was 3-for-4 and Ryan Breen had two hits and two RBI)
UAB 2, Utah 1 (11 inn.) (Ben Bullard struck out a career-high 12 batters with one walk over seven IP)
East Carolina 2, Stony Brook 1 (John Wooten singled, tripled and drove in a run)
Memphis 7, Bradley 3 (Dan Langfield struck out nine and Derrick Thomas had three hits and two RBI)
Marshall 6, Eastern Michigan 3 (Gray Stafford's RBI double in the eighth inning was the game-winner)
Wake Forest 6, Marshall 1 (Eric Escobedo had a pair of doubles and scored the Herd's lone run)
Auburn Tournament (Auburn, Ala.)
Purdue 10, Southern Miss 9 (Blake Brown was 3-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and three runs scored)
Alabama 6, Tulane 2 (Brennan Middleton was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI)

Fri., Mar. 2 Results
Auburn Tournament (Auburn, Ala.)
Southern Miss 16, Charleston Southern 2 (Mason Robbins had four hits and Ryan Ellis drove in four runs)
Houston College Classic (Houston, Texas)
Houston 7, Tennessee 4 (Jared Ray struck out a career-high 10 without a walk, allowing 1 run on 5 hits over 7 IP)
(18) Texas 11, (4) Rice 8 (Craig Manuel was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI)
East Carolina 1, Stony Brook 0 (Kevin Brandt fired eight shutout innings, allowing just four hits and fanning four)
(19) UCF 12, Siena 4 (D.J. Hicks homered and drove in three runs)
Tulane 9, Alabama 7 (All nine Tulane starters reach base twice; Garrett Cannizaro had three RBI)
Bradley 6, Memphis 2 (Adam McClain singled, doubled and had an RBI)
Eastern Michigan 6, Marshall 5 (Alfredo Brito hit back-to-back homers in the second and third inning)
Utah 11, UAB 0 (Patrick Palmeiro had a single and a walk)

 

 

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