Kohn Tosses Two-Hit Shutout Over UHH

April 7, 2001

HILO, Hawaii - Junior starter Shawn Kohn threw a two-hit shutout and designated hitter Ben Miller went5-for-5 as the Washington baseball team cruised to a 9-0 win over Hawaii-Hilo Fridaynight in a non-conference game at Wong Stadium. The game was called after eight inningsdue to rain.

Kohn, a right-hander from Woodinville, didn't allow a ball out of the infield until MikeHobbs led off the sixth with a ground-ball single through the middle. Hobbs was thenpicked off of first base. Kohn (3-0) was making only his second career start after 39 reliefappearances. Last week against Cal, he allowed only one run (unearned) over six inningsin his first starting appearance.

Friday vs. Hilo, Kohn allowed only two singles, one of them an infield hit. He fannedeight batters, walked three and hit a batter while facing only four more than the minimum.He allowed only two balls out of the infield all game and didn't allow a runner to reachthird base.

The Huskies, in the midst of six straight non-conference games, improved to 16-10 on theseason while the Vulcans, members of the Western Athletic Conference, dropped to 4-24.

Washington scored its first runs in the second inning. After back-to-back singles byBryan Johnson and Michael Done, freshman John Otness belted a double to right field todrive in two runs. Otness made it 3-0 when he scored on a single from Miller.

The Huskies tacked on three more in the fourth. Otness walked, moved to second on a wildpitch and scored on a single from fellow freshman Ben Johnon. Junior center fielderAndre Marshall, a transfer from Walla Walla CC, followed with his first career home run togive the Huskies a 6-0 lead.

Miller, a junior from Spokane, had three singles, a double, a triple an RBI and a run in his5-for-5 outing. Both Done and Johnson had three hits on the night as the Huskies had atleast one base hit in every inning.

Hilo starter Anthony Bernal (0-6) worked four and one-third innings in the loss, allowingsix runs on 11 hits while striking out five. Reliever Darin Miyake allowed only one earnedrun over three and two-thirds

The Huskies and Vulcans play a doubleheader Saturday beginning at noon, Hawaii time (3p.m. Pacific).

LINESCOREat Wong Stadium, Hilo, HawaiiWashington 9, Hawaii-Hilo 0Washington     030 301 02 -- 9 17 0Hawaii-Hilo    000 000 00 -- 0 2 2game ended after eight innings due to rainShawn Kohn and Ben Johnson. Anthony Bernal, Darin Miyake (5) and Todd Jinbo, NaleiSooto (7). W - Kohn (3-0). L - Bernal (0-6). 2B - UW, John Otness, Ben Miller,Tyler Davidson, Bryan Johnson. 3B - UW, MillerHR - UW, Andre Marshall (1). T - 2:23. A - 150.

NOTE: This report is late due to 9:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) start of game.

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