2010 Tempe Regional Day 1 Recap

Here is your 2010 Tempe Regional Day 1 Recap

Arizona State 6 Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2

TEMPE, Ariz. – Merrill Kelly threw eight strong innings to lead the No. 1 Arizona State University baseball team to a 6-2 win over UW-Milwaukee in their first game of the Tempe Regional on Friday. A sellout crowd of 4,371 saw the Sun Devils improve to 48-8 on the season and advance to a winner’s bracket game with Hawai’i on Saturday.

Kelly settled down after a tough first inning, allowing only three hits and two runs (one earned) while matching his season high with eight strikeouts. He got the win to improve to 10-2, as he joins Seth Blair and Jake Borup to give ASU three double-digit game winners on the season. Mitchell Lambson pitched a perfect ninth, striking out two, to finish off the victory.

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Hawaii 4 San Diego 3

TEMPE, Ariz. – The University of Hawai‘i Rainbow baseball team (34-26) won an exciting 4-3 game over the No. 19 San Diego Toreros (36-21) in the first game of the NCAA Tempe Regional at Packard Stadium in Brock Ballpark on the campus of Arizona State Friday. Lenny Linsky (4-0) got the win, allowing no hits and just an unearned run. Matt Thompson (1-3) took the loss for USD.

David Freitas homered, going 1-for-4 with two RBI while Jeffrey Van Doornum added solo home run and two runs scored. Sean Montplaisir was 2-for-4 with a double and a run while Kevin Macdonald was 2-for-3 with a double while Greg Garcia added a 2-for-4 game.Matt Sisto pitched well in the start, allowing just two runs in 7.0 innings, striking out four with no walks, but got a no-decision.

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