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MAVERICKS HAMMER COLONELS 17-0 IN SEVEN INNINGS

Ricky Stover only allowed three hits and struck out six batters improving his record to 4-0 on the season
 
Ricky Stover only allowed three hits and struck out six batters improving his record to 4-0 on the season
 

March 29, 2003

Box Score

THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA...The University of Texas at Arlington took care of business early as they plated seven runs in the first inning on their way to a 17-0 victory over Nicholls State (15-15, 1-7) Saturday afternoon

The Mavericks (18-13, 7-1) broke the game open from the outset as Kasey Baker led off the game with a base on balls. Chris Taylor followed with a single to center field. Ryan Roberts followe with an RBI single back through the box. Hunter Pence score Taylor with a sacrifice fly to left field. Dan Dody singeld through the left side to score Roberts with the third run. Paul Bruder kept the offense going with a double to right center field scoring Dody. Robby Deevers laced a single back up the middle for the sixth run and Baker plated the seventh run of the inning with a single throught the left side.

UTA struck again in the third inning as Baker belted a double down the left filed line scoring Scott Williams who had been hit by a pitch and stole second base.

The Mavs added another run in the fourth inning as Pence blasted a solo home run over the center field wall.

UTA added three more runs in the fifth inning as Williams walked and advanced to second on a wild pitch. Dustin Bozarth delivered a single to right field to score Williams. Baker followed with a double down the left field line advancing Bozarth to third. Bozarth would come home to score on a wild pitch. Taylor plate Baker with the 12th run of the game with s single to center field.

 

 

The Mav bats struck again in the sixth as Bruder worked a one out walk and Deevers followed with a single through the left side. Williams singled back through the box to score Bruder. Spencer Dean blooped a pinch hit single to left center field to score Deevers and Aaron Batlle delivered a pinch hit sacrifice fly to right field.

Ricky Stover (4-0) earned the win by pitching seven shutout innings allowing only six hits and striking out six. David Bourg (2-4) took the loss by allowing seven runs, five earned, on six hits in two-thirds of an inning.

Baker, Dody and Deevers led the offense with three hits apiece. Baker extended his hit streak to 18-games. Deevers knocked in three runs and Baker and Pence each knocked in two.

The same two teams will close out the three game series tomorrow afternoon with a 1 p.m. matinee at Ray E. Didiier Field.

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