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Georgia Southern sets
NCAA record with 14 home runs
No. 1 Arizona State tops Troy; No. 2
Arizona beats No. 21 Cal State Fullerton
In Statesboro, Ga., Georgia Southern set an NCAA
record for all divisions by hitting 14 home runs Saturday
against Columbia in a 26-8 victory. There were 12 different
Eagles (9-7) to go deep, as Chris Shehan and Griffin Benedict
went deep twice. The previous Division I record was 13,
accomplished by Alabama in 1999 and Cal State Northridge in
1996. The Division II record is 12 and the Division III mark is
13. The Lions fell to 1-9.
No. 1 Arizona State 8, Troy 1
In Tempe, Ariz., a pair of two-run homers by Ike
Davis led Arizona State past Troy. The Trojans (12-5) scored in
the top of the fourth before Davis’ blast in the bottom of the
frame. Petey Paramore’s two-run bomb capped a three-run fifth
for the Sun Devils (16-0). Davis went deep again in the seventh.
No. 2 Arizona 6, No. 21 Cal State Fullerton 2
In Tucson, Ariz., Mike Weldon went 3 for 3 with a
double, two triples, two runs and one RBI as Arizona topped Cal
State Fullerton for its 12th straight victory. The
Titans (8-7) scored in the first on an RBI fielder’s choice by
Khris Davis. Daniel Butler’s two-run double capped a three-run
second for the Wildcats (12-1). T.J. Steele homered in the sixth
No. 3 North Carolina 6, Virginia Tech 5
In Cary, N.C., Kyle Seager hit a sac fly in the eleventh for
North Carolina to keep Virginia Tech (0-5, 7-10) winless in ACC
play. The Hokies (0-5, 7-10) took a 3-1 in the second when Jose
Cueto hit a two-run triple and scored on a sac bunt. After the
Tar Heels (4-1, 13-3) tied the game, Cueto drove in his third
run with a bunt single in the fourth and later scored to make it
5-3. Cueto finished 3 for 5 with three RBI. The Tar Heels tied
it in the sixth when Chad Flack knocked in a pair with a single.
North Carolina left the bases loaded in the ninth and two
runners on in the tenth before Seager's game-winner. The Tar
Heel bullpen pitched seven shutout innings, with Alex White
earning his third win of the season.
No. 6 Miami 2, NC State 1
In Raleigh, N.C., freshman southpaw Chris Hernandez led the way
to a series-clinching win for for Miami, allowing one run on
seven hits in 7.1 innings. Mark Sobolewski and Yonder Alonso
drove in runs, and Carlos Gutierrez posted his fifth save to
nail down the eighth straight win for the Hurricanes (5-0,
13-1). David Cartwright led the Wolfpack (2-3, 9-5) with a
No. 7 Long Beach State 9, USC 6
In Los Angeles, Shane Peterson had four hits and
drove in three as Long Beach State defeated USC to win its
fourth consecutive weekend series. Jason Corder homered and
doubled for the Dirtbags (11-3). Jonathan Jones’ RBI triple in
the eighth snapped a 6-6 tie. Grant Green had three hits,
including a home run, and four RBI for the Trojans (9-7).
Anthony Vasquez had a two-run homer for USC.
No. 8 Ole Miss 11, Mississippi State 6
In Starkville, Miss., Michael Guerrero’s
bases-clearing double in the eighth snapped a 6-6 tie and
propelled Ole Miss to the SEC series victory over Mississippi
State. Logan Power had three hits and two runs for the Rebels
(2-0, 13-4). Scott Bittle (1-0) fanned five in four innings to
earn the victory. Jason Nappi and Cody Freeman had back-to-back
homers in the third for the Bulldogs (0-2, 7-9).
No. 12 Missouri 10, Toledo 0
In Columbia, Mo., Ian Berger was stellar, hurling eight
scoreless innings with a career-high nine strikeouts as Missouri
blanked Toledo for the second straight day. Greg Folgia went 2
for 3 with two runs and a RBI, and Steve Gray and Kurt Calvert
each went 2 for 3 with a run and a RBI for the Tigers (11-2).
Toledo fell to 5-7.
No. 15 Rice 12, Winthrop 2
In Houston, Rick Hague doubled and homered with two runs and two
RBI in the Owls' 12-2 victory over Winthrop at Reckling Park.
Hague went 3 for 4 in support of a strong outing from Matt
Langwell. Langwell (2-0) gave up two runs on six hits over seven
innings, walking two and striking out seven for Rice (11-6).
Eddie Rohan went 2 for 3 with a home run, his third of the
season, for the Eagles (3-12).
No. 14 Texas 6, Kansas 1
In Austin, Tex., Texas pieced together a 6-1 victory for their
second consecutive Big 12 win over Kansas. The Longhorns (2-0,
12-4) led 2-1 before scoring a pair in the seventh, then again
in the eighth to put the game away. Michael Torres had three RBI
for the Longhorns and Cameron Rupp was 2 for 4 with an RBI.
Chance Ruffin pitched three no-hit innings to earn his second
victory and Stayton Thomas got the final four outs against the
Jayhawks (0-2, 10-7) for his second save.
No. 16 Virginia 10, Duke 1
In Durham, N.C., Pat McAnaney delivered a complete game,
allowing four hits and one unearned run while striking out eight
as Virginia evened its ACC series with Duke. The offense of the
Cavaliers (2-3, 14-3) provided plenty of support, with seven
runs in the first four innings to bury the Blue Devils (3-2,
15-3). Dan Grovatt was 2 for 3 with three RBI and hit his second
homer of the season. Franco Valdes was 3 for 5 with four RBI and
hit his first homer. Jeremy Farrell also had four hits for the
No. 17 UCLA 12, Cal Poly 9
In San Luis Obispo, Calif., a four-hit performance by Alden
Carrithers, his second of the weekend, helped the Bruins to the
series-clincher over the Mustangs at Baggett Stadium. Carrithers
went 4 for 6 with a season-high three RBI. Jermaine Curtis and
Gabe Cohen also registered multi-hit games for UCLA (10-5), with
Curtis slugging his first homer and driving in a season-high
four. Logan Shafer went 3 for 5, scoring once and driving in a
game-high five to lead the Mustangs (7-9).