Statitudes: Best numbers from Week 7
Seton Hall gets win No. 2,000; DeNato becomes IU strikeout king
|1||UC Irvine and Cal State Bakersfield game was delayed an hour as an accident on the 5 North prevented the scheduled umpires to reach Hardt Field on Tuesday. Bakersfield tracked down a local umpire who was available and game began at 7 p.m. with a one-man crew until the sixth inning.|
Florida’s pitching staff has yielded a total of two runs to Florida State in 18 innings this season. The Seminoles average 8.5 runs per game against everyone else.
Kentucky's A.J. Reed went eight innings to beat No. 5 Vanderbilt on Friday. In 2014 he has wins against No. 1 Virginia, No. 1 South Carolina and at No. 5 Vanderbilt. In his three starts vs. top-five foes in 2014, Reed has a 3-0 record and a 2.57 ERA in 21 innings.
San Diego State's Evan Potter set a school record with four doubles as he helped lead San Diego State to a 12-4 victory against visiting Santa Clara on Tuesday evening at Tony Gwynn Stadium. Along with becoming the first SDSU player to hit four doubles in a game, Potter also had two RBI and scored twice in his four plate appearances.
Long Beach State's Richard Prigatano was 3-for-4 at the plate with four RBI and four runs scored to go along with a record-tying four steals on Friday night against Cal State Northridge. He is the first Dirtbag to swipe three bases in a game since 2001 and tied the Dirtbag record in the eighth inning when he walked and swiped second for his fourth stolen base of the game. Only Rolando Avila had accomplished that feat and it came in 1994 at UCLA.
Penn State kept its perfect home record intact Saturday, beating Northwestern and the ensuing rain in a 10-6 victory. With the win, the Nittany Lions are now 6-0 at home for the first time since 1997.
Strong pitching made five first-inning, two-out runs last for Davidson, as the Wildcats snapped a 16-game skid against Georgia Southern 5-2 in Southern Conference action Friday night. It was Davidson's first win against the Eagles in six years.
With a 6-3 win on Tuesday against Alcorn State, New Orleans improved to 7-14 in 2014. That matches the Privateers' win total from the 2013 season.
A nine-run ninth inning highlighted by a John Nogowski grand slam gave top-ranked Florida State an 11-7 come-from-behind victory against Boston College in the second game of Friday's doubleheader on Bill Beck Field on the campus of Rhode Island.
Canisius rallied from a 10-run deficit for the first time in the past 14 seasons. Canisius overcame a 10-0 deficit and rallied to defeat Buffalo 12-11 at the Demske Sports Complex on Tuesday afternoon.
|11||Freshman third baseman Dalton Ruch drove in a career-best four runs, going 2-of-4 at the plate, to lead the Hartford to an 8-5 victory against Fairfield on Thursday afternoon at Fiondella Field. The Hawks improve to 11-8 overall, increasing their Division I school record victories in the month of March to 11.|
|11||Coastal Carolina's Michael Paez hit a grounder right at The Citadel's third baseman Calvin Orth, who stepped on the bag for the first out and fired to Davis for a force on Moman at second. Davis' throw then easily beat Paez at first as The Citadel turned its first triple play in 11 years. The last came against Charleston Southern on March 19, 2003.|
|14||With the Silver Glove Series up for grabs Tuesday evening at Cougar Field, Houston came out swinging in the first inning, plating six runs, played errorless baseball, and rode the arm of reliever Tyler Ford to earn an impressive 6-2 win against Rice, bringing the Silver Glove home to Houston for the first time since 2000.|
|15||Jack Fischer scattered just five hits in 8.1 innings Friday night as Wake Forest edged Notre Dame 1-0 in ACC action. It was the second-consecutive one-run game for Wake Forest after defeating Elon on Wednesday and is the 15th one-run game this season. The Deacs are 11-4 in those games.|
|15||Senior Dale Carey put Miami (Fla.) on the board with his fifth home run of the season on Saturday against NC State. The home run was Miami's 15th as a team this spring, which already surpasses the Hurricanes' 2013 team total of 14.|
|16||Kansas combined for 16 hits on Wednesday at Creighton, tying the TD Ameritrade Park record for most hits in a game by any team in its history, including the College World Series. The Jayhawks won 11-0.|
|17||Kansas State's Ross Kivett led off the bottom of the first inning with a home run, and hit a triple in the second, a double in the third, and a single in the sixth, his fifth at-bat of the night, to complete the first K-State cycle in nearly 17 years Wednesday. Kivett is the first K-State player to hit for the cycle since Heath Schesser on April 30, 1997 and third since 1992. Craig Wilson (Feb. 29, 1992) was the first Wildcat to hit for the cycle.|
|20||Junior Nick Burdi became Louisville's all-time saves leader on Wednesday earning the 20th of his career to close the win at Western Kentucky. After entering the game with two outs in the eighth inning, Burdi needed just 16 pitches to retire all four batters he faced, including two by strikeout, to earn his fourth save of the season and the 20th all-time in a Louisville uniform surpassing Neil Holland (19 saves, 2008-10) as the Cardinals' career leader.|
|20||Bradley beat Iowa 7-0 on Wednesday. In keeping with a season-long trend, Bradley broke the game open by scoring all seven runs after the fifth inning. Off to their best 20-game start since 2005 (also 15-5), the Braves now have outscored their opponents 84-27 after the fifth inning this season.|
|20||For the first time since 1994, Duke was able to sweep rival North Carolina in a three-game series as the Blue Devils defeated the Tar Heels 6-4 in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Jack Coombs Field.|
|25||Dallas Baptist beat Bradley 17-6 in its first Missouri Valley Conference game. The win runs Dallas Baptist's record to 18-7, making it the best start through the first 25 games since the Patriots joined the NCAA Division I ranks in 2004. The club's record is also the best overall start in program history since the club started 19-6 in 2001.|
|25.2||Arkansas put together a string of 25.2 consecutive scoreless innings that was broken up in the second inning in game two of the doubleheader against Mississippi Valley State on Tuesdsay. The streak saw seven pitchers take the mound against Alabama and Mississippi Valley State and catapult the Razorbacks to four victories.|
|41||Abilene Christian hosted its first Southland Conference series since the 1973 season last weekend when the Wildcats opened conference play against Incarnate Word.|
|120||UCLA's David Berg broke Bill Wenrick’s (1984-87) school record for career appearances Tuesday night against Long Beach State, making his 120th career appearance for the Bruins. Berg also extended his own school record with his 32nd career save.|
|200||After 342 games played against Mississippi, Alabama got its 200th all-time victory against the Rebels with a 7-6 victory in Tuscaloosa on Friday night.|
|227||Senior Pete Leonello took over another top spot in the LIU Brooklyn record book Thursday evening at NYIT as he had two hits in LIU's 12-10 win against the Bears. With those two singles, Leonello tied and broke the program record for hits in a career. Leonello has 227 career hits, breaking the previous record of 226, set by Tyler Jones from 2009-12.|
|245||Seven strong from starting pitcher Joey DeNato plus 15 hits from the IU lineup proved to be a winning equation for the Hoosiers in a 6-4 series-opening victory at Ohio State. DeNato's first strikeout of the night made him Indiana's all-time strikeout king with 245 career punch-outs. He added on three more Ks and now sits with 248.|
|400||Jacksonville State head coach Jim Case picked up his 400th career win on Friday as the Gamecocks claimed an 8-2 Ohio Valley Conference win at Eastern Illinois on Friday afternoon. Case has a 400-324 career record in his 13th season at Jacksonville State and is the winningest coach in the Ohio Valley Conference with an 181-90 record against conference opponents.|
|1,894||Lukas Schiraldi tossed seven innings of one-hit ball, Ben Johnson homered and Mark Payton went 3-for-4 and Texas beat Texas State 5-1 Tuesday night as head coach Augie Garrido became the winningest coach in college baseball history. Garrido, who now has 1,894 wins in his career, surpassed Gordon Gillespie to become the winningest college baseball coach regardless of classification. Garrido had already claimed the Division I record in 2003.|
|2,000||Freshman Anthony Pacillo pitched 7.2 innings as Seton Hall defeated Saint Peter's 11-3 on Thursday for its 2,000th victory in program history. Seton Hall improved its all-time record to 2000-1250-24 in 128 years of Pirates baseball.