March 17, 2008

Rankings are from CBI Composite Poll

CBI Live - No. 9 Vanderbilt 10, No. 4 South Carolina 4

Around the Bases
Duke wins ACC series against No. 16 Virginia

Fullerton stops Arizona; Saint Joseph's records no-hitter vs. Saint Peter's


In Durham, N.C., Grant Monroe (3-1) allowed one run in seven innings as Duke registered  4-1 victory Sunday and an ACC series win against No. 16 Virginia. Alex Hassan went 3 for 4 with a double and two runs for the Blue Devils (3-3, 16-3) before pitching the final two innings to earn his second save of the series. Jarrett Parker had an RBI double in the second for the Cavaliers (2-4, 14-4).


No. 21 Cal State Fullerton 10, No. 2 Arizona 7

In Tucson, Ariz., Jared Clark homered and drove in four as Cal State Fullerton salvaged the final game of their series with Arizona, snapping the 12-game win streak of the Wildcats (12-2). Clark’s two-run homer highlighted a five-run first for the Titans (9-7). Cory Arbiso (2-2) held UA hitless until Brad Glenn homered to lead off the fifth.


Saint Joseph’s 11, Saint Peter’s 0

In Philadelphia, Randy Mower, Dominic Favazza and Chris Prescott combined on a seven-inning no-hitter for Saint Joseph’s against Saint Peter’s at Hank DeVincent Field on the campus of La Salle. The trio faced just 21 batters, as a third-inning walk was erased on a double play. Mower started and worked the first two innings. Favazza (1-1) worked four innings with one walk and two strikeouts. Prescott fanned two in the seventh. It was the third combined no-hitter and sixth in school history for the Hawks (6-10). It was the first no-no for St. Joe’s since Dave Landers held Albright without a hit in April of 1970.


No. 1 Arizona State 7, Troy 1

In Tempe, Ariz., Mike Leake fanned seven in six innings as Arizona State completed the three-game sweep of Troy. Leake (4-0) allowed five hits and one run. Brett Wallace went 2 for 3 with a two-run homer for the Sun Devils (17-0). Raoul Torrez also went deep for ASU. Petey Paramore had a two-run double for the Sun Devils.


No. 3 North Carolina 6, Virginia Tech 0

In Cary, N.C., Matt Harvey (2-1) fanned six in 6.1 innings with four hits and one walk as North Carolina completed the three-game ACC sweep of Virginia Tech. Kyle Seager drove in three for the Tar Heels (5-1, 14-3), including a two-run single in a four-run seventh. Tim Fedroff had three hits and an RBI for UNC. Jesse Hahn (1-2) allowed two earned runs in six innings for the Hokies (0-6, 7-11).


Kansas 7, No. 14 Texas 2

In Austin, Texas, Ryne Price’s two-run single highlighted a four-run seventh as Kansas salvaged the final game of their Big 12 series with Texas. Texas native Sam Freeman fanned three in six innings for the Jayhawks (1-2, 11-7). Brandon Belt had a two-run homer in the sixth for the Longhorns (2-1, 12-5).