Huskies Fall To Missouri In Ninth

Feb. 17, 2002

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Missouri scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Washingtonbaseball team, 10-9, Sunday at the Rawlings Spring Training Tournament at MunicipalStadium.

Missouri (3-1) loaded the bases on three singles before a walk to Chris Julo sent inone run. A single to right field from catcher Brian Desch sent home a second run and UW reliever Scott Robertson (Mercer Island) hit Luke Cassis with a pitch to send home the tying run.

With the bases loaded and none out, UW reliever Trevor Gibson (Enumclaw) came in to face Jayce Tingler.Tingler lined a single through the left side of the drawn-in infield to send homeJulo with the winning run.

Robertson (0-1) suffered the loss for the Huskies while MU freshman Abel Newton (1-0)took the win. Washington suffered its first loss of 2002, falling to 3-1 on the year.

The Huskies struck first in the first inning when Michael Done, a second baseman from Littleton, Colo.,belted a solo homer. Missouri answered in the second when DH Cody Ehlers led off with a home run, also his second.

In the fourth, left fielder Jay Garthwaite (Kent/Kent-Meridian) broke out of an early seasonslump with a bases-loaded single up the middle. Two runs scored to give Washington a 3-1 edge. The UW added three more in the fifth on a two-run homer fromshortstop Tila Reynolds (Renton/Liberty) and another solo shot from Done.

Sophomore Steve Ramsey (Redmond/Eastlake) hit his first career homerun during a two-run sixth inning, a solo blast to right. The Huskies added another in the seventh when Ramsey singled to drive in a run.

Done finished 3-for-5 on the day while Hathaway and Ramsey each had two hits.

Ehlers finished the day 3-for-5 with a home run and a double for Missouri. Third baseman Jody Roughtonadded a two-run homer and Mick Weiss went 4-for-5 with two singles, a double and a triple.

The Huskies return to the road next weekend when they travel to face Fresno State in a three-game series Friday through Sunday.

LINESCOREMissouri 10, Washington 9Washington     100 232 100 --  9 14 1Missouri       010 020 214 -- 10 19 1Randy Vanderplow, Jeff Petersen (6), Zack Daniels (8), Scott Robertson (9), Trevor Gibson (9) and Aaron Hathaway. Garrett Bauer, Derek Roper (5), Abel Newton (7) and Brent Lacy, Brian Desch (7). W - Newton (1-0). L - Robertson (0-1). 2B - UW, Hathaway, Tyler Davidson, MU, Mick Weiss, Cody Ehlers. 3B - MU, Weiss. HR - UW, Michael Done 2 (3), Tila Reynolds (1), Steve Ramsey (1), MU, Ehlers (2), Jody Roughton (1). T - 3:21.
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