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Bama, Portland, USF, JMU, Louisville, TCU pick up wins

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Alabama 9 Samford 5

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama senior first baseman Matt Bentley slammed two home runs, including a solo blast in the fifth inning that gave the Crimson Tide the lead for good, in a 9-5 win over the Samford Bulldogs Wednesday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

Bentley went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in leading the Crimson Tide to its sixth straight win. Bentley gave the Tide the lead for good with a two-out, solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning off losing pitcher Michael Jarry. Bentley slammed a two-run home run with two outs in the third inning to give Alabama a 4-3 lead. Continue reading

USD, TCU, UMD, UNC-W, UK, NIU, and Nevada pick up wins

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San Diego 6 Fullerton 2

FULLERTON, Calif. – The 21st-ranked University of San Diego baseball team scored four unanswered runs in picking up a 6-2 win over No. 16 Cal State Fullerton Tuesday evening in a non-conference game at Goodwin Field.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 8-7 overall and improve to 6-1 against ranked opponents this season. With the loss, the Titans fall to 8-5, suffered their first home loss of the season and saw their five-game winning streak come to an end. Continue reading

Gonzaga and SIU cruise to victories

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Gonzaga 7 Indiana 4

Spokane, Wash.- Junior first baseman Ryan Wiegand homered for the third straight game and Gonzaga University won its fourth straight and its seventh in the last eight outings with a 7-4 win over Indiana University Monday in the opener of the Pepsi/Johnny Quick baseball tournament at Beiden Field.

With the scored tied 4-4 in the eighth, Wiegand hit a two-out 0-1 pitch to left-center to put the Bulldogs (7-5) up 6-4. Evan Wells had opened the inning with a walk off Anthony Agnew, on in relief of Hoosiers (3-6) starter Tyler Tufts. Chris Squires relieved Agnew and the Bulldogs got a sacrifice bunt and a groundout to third to set the stage for Wiegand, who tied Jason Chatwood for the team home run lead. Continue reading

Kentucky, JMU, South Florida, and Zags pick up wins

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JMU 8 Georgia State 3

PANTHERSVILLE, Ga., March 9, 2008 – James Madison University took command with a six-run fourth inning and sophomore Kyle Hoffman (Reading, Pa./Twin Valley) pitched eight innings in an 8-3 victory to complete a Colonial Athletic Association sweep of Georgia State University on Sunday afternoon at The Field at Panthersville. Continue reading

Top 25 Action for 3/6

Here is your Top 25 Rundown for March 6th. There was not much action as it was a typical Thursday schedule. Thanks to NCAA-Baseball.com for providing the links to the Recaps.

Illinois-Chicago 2 at #10 Vanderbilt 1

UIC Recap
Vanderbilt Recap

Santa Clara 7 #21 San Diego 6 (8 innings DARKNESS)

Santa Clara Recap
San Diego Recap

#22 Oklahoma State 3 Loyola Marymount 2

OK State Recap
Loyola Marymount Recap

#24 Coastal Carolina 9 Toledo 8

Coastal Recap
Toledo Recap

UC-Irvine keeps USD bats quiet

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IRVINE, Calif. — UC Irvine’s shutout streak extended to 36 consecutive innings as the Anteaters blanked 11th-ranked San Diego, 4-0 Tuesday at Anteater Ballpark. Starting pitcher Daniel Bibona struck out a career-high 12 batters as UCI climbed to a program-best 8-0 overall while San Diego dropped to 5-5. Continue reading

Coastal, UK, Cal, Niagara, and UTA pick up wins

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Coastal 6 George Mason 0

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Sophomore Nick McCully (Lakeland, Fla./Santa Fe Catholic) allowed just a bunt single in the first inning while striking out nine in the Coastal Carolina University baseball team’s (8-1) 6-0 win over George Mason (1-6) March 2 in the final game of the Baseball at the Beach Tournament at BB&T Coastal Field.

McCully allowed just one walk and tied his career high in strikeouts while improving his record to 2-0 on the year. Continue reading

San Diego edges Missouri 5-4

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The 12th-ranked University of San Diego baseball team scored three runs in the sixth inning to claim a 5-4 come-from-behind win over No. 5 Missouri Saturday afternoon in a non-conference game at Cunningham Stadium.With the win, the Toreros improve to 5-3 overall and have strung together four consecutive wins, two of which are over top-10 teams. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 5-2 overall. Continue reading

Hawaii, Portland, SIU, OK State, Kentucky and Gonzaga pick up wins

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Hawaii 7 Northern Illinois 3

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Hawai’i took a 4-0 lead and never trailed in a 7-3 victory over Northern Illinois Thursday night at Surprise Stadium. The Huskies (0-2), who played a school-record 16-inning game prior to the nightcap, got within a run with a three-run seventh but were unable to take a lead in the contest. Continue reading

Toreros get back on Winning Track

The San Diego Toreros got back on the winning track on Tuesday with a 5-3 victory over Long Beach State. Freshman third baseman Victor Sanchez of San Diego went 3-3 with two homers and drove in three runs. LBSU starter Manny McElroy was rocked around in 3.1 innings for all five runs on six hits and two walks. His record drops to 0-1 on the year San Diego reliever Matt Couch picked up his first victory of the year to even his record at 1-1 while AJ Griffin picked up his first save of the season by pitching the final two innings where he only allowed one walk.

Long Beach State Recap
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