South Florida 13, Notre Dame 10-(South Bend, IN)-South Florida reliever Yuri Higgins(3-1) came in relief of starting pitcher Matt Quevedo who started in place of USF ace David Thomas and went 5.2 inning, gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, and struck out 10. The turning point in the game was in the top of the 6th when starting Notre Dame pitcher Wade Korpi along with Jess Stewart and Joey Williamson(1-2) gave up 5 runs, USF did add 6 runs the next inning. The Irish scored 4 running in the bottom of the 8th but it wasn’t enough. These two teams will square off in the rubber match tomorrow at Frank Eck Stadium Dan Kapala(0-1, 1.98) will go for the Irish and Chris Delaney(4-0, 3.86) will toe the rubber for the Bulls. Notre Dame Recap
Villanova 1, Louisville 0-Game 1-(Villanova, PA)-With the scored tied at zero in the bottom of the 9thVillanova first baseman Dan Terpak doubled off the left center field wall, the next batter was hit by a pitch then Cards pitcher Kyle Hollander threw a wild pick off throw over first base to allow the winning run to score. Louisville Recap.
Louisville 11, Villanova 3-Game 2-(Villanova, PA)-The second game wasn’t as close Louisville scored a run in each of the first four inning to cruise by the Wildcats. Colby Walk(2-1) came on in relief and picked up the W pitching 3.1innings perfect inning striking out 7.
Rutgers 4, Georgetown 3 (F/10)-Game 1-(Piscataway, NJ)-At the grand opening of Bainton Field on Rutgers Campus the Scarlet Knights open up with a win over the Hoyas of Georgetown. With the score tied up a 3 in the 10th to straight singles with two out by Rutgers gave them the win. Rutgers Recap
Rutgers 6, Georgetown 0-Game 2-(Piscataway, NJ)-Rutgers starting pitcher Steve Healing(3-2) went all the way shutting out the Bulldogs allowing 5 hits and striking out 1.
Cincinnati 19, Pittsburgh 5-(Pittsburgh, PA)-Cincinnati blew the game open in the first inning scoring 9 runs on 8 hits off of PITT starter Rob Brant(1-3) he did go 5.2 innings, giving up 11 runs, only 3 earned. Pitt Recap
West Virginia 4, Seton Hall 3(F/13)-Game 1-(Morgantown, WV)-Seton Hall had control of the game at 2-0 until the bottom of the 7th when center fielder Adam White hit an RBI single then later scored on a double Justin Jenkins to tie the game at 2 all. Then in the top of the 13th Seton Hall’s John Walsh hit a solo home run to take a 3-2 lead, but then in the bottom of the Austin Markel singled in Vince Belnome then two batters later Adam White knocked in the winning run, this all with 2 outs. West Virginia Recap
West Virginia 12, Seton Hall 5-Game 2-(Morgantown, WV)