BYU Hands Huskies 7-5 Baseball Loss

March 15, 2002

SEATTLE - Brigham Young scored five runs in the top of the third inning and hung on to hand theWashington baseball team a 7-5 loss Friday at Husky Ballpark, squaring the teams at onewin apiece in the three-game series.

Third baseman Han Yi and shortstop Ranger Wiens each had three hits to pace the Cougars(9-12) while Husky second baseman Greg Isaacson (Aberdeen), in only his secondappearance of the year, went 3-for-4 to lead the Huskies. Third baseman Michael Done(Littleton, Colo.) added a solo homer for the Huskies, his team-leading sixth of the season.

The Huskies (9-8) suffered a blow in the second when starting pitcher Jeff Petersen(Kent/Kentwood) was hit on his pitching hand by a sharp ground ball. He managed towork his way out of that inning, but struggled with control in the third.

Petersen walked three in third and gave up a two-run single to Dave Jensen and a two-rundouble to Wiens before being relieved. Petersen took the loss to fall to 1-1.

BYU starter Paul Jacinto (2-0) picked up the win with six innings of work. James Rayearned a save, holding the Huskies hitless through the final three innings of the game.

The Huskies and Cougars close out the three-game series Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

LINESCOREBrigham Young 7, Washington 5BYU            005 002 000 -- 7 11 1Washington     101 102 200 -- 5  7 1Paul Jacinto, James Ray (7) and Adam Wilkes. Jeff Petersen, David Dowling (3),Will Fenton (6), Tyler Shepple (8) and Aaron Hathaway. W - Jacinto (2-0). L - Petersen(1-1). Sv - Ray (1). 2B - BYU, Ranger Wiens, Han Yi, UW, Greg Isaacson,Tila Reynolds. HR - UW, Michael Done (6). T - 3:17. A - 219.
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