Gold Takes FWS Lead With 9-1 Win

Oct. 8, 2003

The Gold team took a three-games-to-two lead in the annual UW baseball Fall World SeriesTuesday with a 9-1 win over the Purple in game five of the series. The game was re-scheduled to Wednesday after a rainout Monday. The Fall World Series is a set of sevengames that close out the Huskies' fall practice season.

Tied at 1-1, the Gold broke the game open in the fourth with a six-run inning. The bigframe was highlighted by a leadoff homer by Kyle Larsen and a two-run shot fromfreshman catcher Matt Lane. Lane finished the game 3-for-3 with three runs batted in.Teammate Matt Tucker was 3-for-3 with a double and Devin Warner finished up 2-for-3with a double and two RBI.

The Purple's only run of the game came on a second-inning leadoff homer fromsophomore Zach Clem.

Gold starter Jamie Hawkins allowed a run on three hits and no walks while fanning four infour innings for the win. Sophomore Matt Kasser threw three shutout innings, striking outfive, for the save.

Purple starter Josh Conover suffered the loss in four innings of work.

The series concludes with game six Wednesday and game seven Thursday. Game timeboth nights is 7:00 p.m.

Fall World Series Game FiveOctober 7, 2003, Husky Ballpark

Purple Team AB R H BIIsaacson, 2b 4 0 1 0Jiles, cf 3 0 0 0 J. Campbell, ph 0 0 0 0Batkoski, 3b 4 0 1 0Clem, lf 3 1 2 1Rindal, 1b 3 0 1 0Lentz, dh 3 0 0 0Burnham, rf 2 0 0 0Bauer, ss 3 0 1 0Showers, 2b 1 0 0 0 Sixkiller, ph 1 0 0 0Totals 27 1 6 1

Gold Team AB R H BIT. Johnson, cf 2 2 1 0B. Johnson, lf/c 3 1 1 2Lillibridge, ss 4 0 1 0Lane, c 3 1 3 3 B. Campbell, lf 1 0 0 0Mach, 3b 4 0 1 0Larsen, 1b 3 1 1 1Tucker, 3b 3 1 3 0Kilborn, dh 1 0 0 0 Allan, dh 1 1 1 0Warner, rf 3 1 2 2Totals 28 8 14 8

Purple 010 000 0 -- 1 6 1Gold 100 620 x -- 9 14 0

2B - Rindal, Isaacson, Lillibridge,Warner, B. Johnson, Tucker.HR - Clem, Lane, Larsen.

Purple Team IP H R ER BB SOConover (L) 4.0 9 7 7 4 1Everitt 2.0 5 2 2 2 1

Gold Team IP H R ER BB SOHawkins (W) 4.0 3 1 1 0 4Kasser (S) 3.0 3 0 0 3 5

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