FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
FIU 6 Miami (FL) 3
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (www.fiusports.com) – It had been four years since FIU had beaten Miami at Mark Light Field and an eternity since it beat the nation’s No. 1 team. That all changed Wednesday night with a 6-3 win for the Golden Panthers (14-29) against top-ranked Miami (33-5) in front of 2,483 on the Hurricanes’ home field.
FIU led throughout the game and held Miami hitless for five-straight innings after starter Eric Horstmann gave up a pair of singles in the first. The Golden Panthers built a 4-0 lead before Miami bounced back for three runs in the seventh. UM carried the momentum into the eighth, loading the bases with two outs against reliever James Lajiness.
North Carolina 10 High Point 5
CARY, N.C. – Tim Federowicz drove in a game-high three runs on a double and a triple to highlight No. 2 North Carolina’s 10-5 win over High Point Wednesday at Cary’s USA Baseball National Training Complex. The Tar Heels (36-7) extended their longest winning streak since 2002 to 11 games with the victory over the Panthers (16-24).
Federowicz was 2-for-3 with an RBI double in the second and a two-run triple in the seventh. Chad Flack and Kyle Seager also added two hits each and combined to score five of Carolina’s 10 runs. Freshman Brett Thomas made his first career start at designated hitter and came through with his first career RBI on a fourth-inning single.
Wake Forest 8 Coastal Carolina 7
CONWAY, S.C. – Allan Dykstra hit his 12th home run of the season and Wake Forest held off a furious ninth-inning rally to pick up an 8-7 defeat of No. 15-ranked Coastal Carolina Wednesday evening at Watson Stadium.
William and Mary 6 UVA 5
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The William and Mary baseball team continued its impressive play with a 6-5 victory at 16th-ranked Virginia on Wednesday evening in Charlottesville.
With the victory, the Tribe improves its record to 30-12 and needs just eight more wins to establish a single-season program record. Additionally, the College has won 14 of its last 16 games and extends its winning streak to five games.
Junior Ben Guez extended his hitting streak to 32 games with a 3-for-5 effort. The Houston, Texas native also recorded two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. Junior Tyler Stampone also came up big, going 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored. Junior James Williamson also posted a multi-hit performance (2-for-3) and scored once with a RBI. Senior Tim Park had his 18-game hitting streak snapped.
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UNC-Greensboro 8 NC State 7
GREENSBORO, NC – In their fourth extra inning game of the season, UNC Greensboro came away with an 8-7, 10th inning victory over N.C. State on Wednesday evening at UNCG Baseball Stadium. This was their first victory over an ACC team since shutting out Duke, 6-0, last April and the second time in two years that the Spartans have taken a victory away from the Wolfpack in Greensboro.
The game went though three different lead changes before Matt Gaski ripped a shot out to right field in the bottom of the 10th inning to bring freshman Ray Quinones in for the game winning run. Logan Smith and Ed Jayjack both notched career first home runs as the Spartans improved to a record of 25-15 while still holding onto a 10-5 Southern Conference mark. With the loss, 22nd-ranked N.C. State drops to 27-13 with a 12-8 record in the ACC.
Duke 8 Davidson 7
DAVIDSON, N.C. – Jake Lemmerman drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the top of the ninth to cap an eight-run comeback in which Duke overcame a 7-0 deficit en route to an 8-7 win over Davidson Wednesday evening at Wilson Field.
Lemmerman’s go-ahead single drove in classmate Tom Luciano from third base after the freshman outfielder drew a leadoff walk to start the inning before stealing second and advancing to third on a sacrifice bunt by Ryan McCurdy
Towson 12 Maryland 3
TOWSON, Md. – Junior catcher Jason Stifler smashed two homers and drove in six runs as the Tigers (22-19) exploded for 12 runs in the first five innings and proceeded to hand the University of Maryland (25-19) a 12-3 non-conference victory at John B. Schuerholz Park on Wednesday afternoon.
Clemson 12 Presbyterian 7
Clemson tallied 15 hits and Craig Gullickson pitched 3.1 scoreless innings to lead the Tigers to a 12-7 victory over Presbyterian on Wednesday night in front of 5,019 fans at Fluor Field. It was the Tigers’ second game ever played at Fluor Field. Clemson improved to 21-20-1, while the Blue Hose dropped to 12-27.
Ben Paulsen led Clemson’s offensive attack with three hits and four RBIs, including a two-run double in the third inning. Chris Epps went 2-for-4 and added three RBIs as well.
Every Blue Hose starter collected at least one hit, as the team totaled 17 in the contest. Jared Combs led Presbyterian offensively with a two-run homer.