Cougars At Washington For Three Non-Conference Games

March 4, 2003

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Friday, March 7 - WSU at Washington, 6:30 p.m., Husky Ballpark (1,500), Seattle.
Saturday, March 8 - WSU at Washington, 1:00 p.m., Husky Ballpark (1,500), Seattle.
Sunday, March 9 - WSU at Washington, 1:00 p.m., Husky Ballpark (1,500), Seattle.

Tuesday, March 11 - WSU at LCSC, 6:00 p.m., Harris Field (5,000), Lewiston, Idaho
Friday, March 14 - WSU vs. Oregon State, 1:00 p.m., Tri-City Stadium (3,600), Pasco, Wash.
Saturday, March 15 - WSU vs. Oregon State, 1:00 p.m., Tri-City Stadium (3,600), Pasco, Wash.

*Thursday, Feb. 27 - BYU 4, WSU 0, Harris Field (5,000), Lewiston, Idaho
*Friday, Feb. 28 - WSU 6, Portland 1 (6i), Harris Field (5,000), Lewiston, Idaho
*Saturday, March 1 - WSU 12, LCSC 4, Harris Field (5,000), Lewiston, Idaho
*Sunday, March 2 - Gonzaga 10, WSU 0, Harris Field (5,000), Lewiston, Idaho
* - Banana Belt Tournament, Lewiston

1B GRANT RICHARDSON, So. (.360, 1/R, 9/H, 7/RBI, 1/HR)
Steve Mortimer, Sr. (.217, 1/R, 2/H, 0/RBI, 1/2B)
2B JEFF LaRUE, Sr. (.077, 1/R, 2/H, 1/RBI, 0/HR, 0/2B)
Robert Stahlke, Sr. (.368, 3/R, 7/H, 3/RBI, 2/2B, 1/3B)
SS DEREK BRUCE, So. (.286, 4/R, 10/H, 2/RBI, 1/HR, 2/2B)
Jamin Svendsen, Jr. (.000, 0/R, 0/H, 0/RBI, 0/HR)
3B BRUCE JACOBSEN, Sr. (.500, 3/R, 8/H, 2/RBI, 1/2B)
Dustin Realini, Fr. (.143, 1/R, 2/H, 0/RBI, 1/2B)
LF JUSTIN HART, Jr. (.227, 3/R, 5/H, 3/RBI, 1/HR, 0/2B)
Jay Miller, Fr. (.182, 7/R, 4/H, 2/RBI, 0/HR, 1/2B)
CF ZAPPER McGRATH, Jr. (.207, 4/R, 6/H, 4/RBI, 0/HR, 1/2B)
Collin Henderson, Jr. (.217, 1/R, 5/H, 1/RBI, 0/HR)
RF COLLIN HENDERSON, Jr. (.217, 1/R, 5/H, 1/RBI, 0/HR)
Jay Miller, Fr. (.182, 7/R, 4/H, 2/RBI, 0/HR, 1/2B)
C JON BAEDER, Sr. (.273, 1/R, 6/H, 2/RBI, 0/2B)
Brandon Reddinger, Jr. (.200, 1/R, 1/H, 0/RBI, 1/2B)
DH WES FALKENBORG, Sr. (.182, 0/R, 4/H, 0/RBI, 0/HR)
Robert Stahlke, Sr. (.368, 3/R, 7/H, 3/RBI, 2/2B, 1/3B)
S-1 Tony Banaszak, LHP, Sr. (3.38, 0-2, 3-3/G-GS, 18.2i)
S-2 Bryce Chamberlin, RHP, So. (6.00, 1-0, 1-1/G-GS, 6.0i)
S-3 Aaron MacKenzie, Jr. (6.89, 0-2, 3-3/G-GS, 15.2i) OR Hundt
MR Nick Kenyon, RHP, Sr. (5.79, 0-0, 5-0/G-GS, 4.2i)
MR Brett Beetham, Jr. (10.12, 0-1, 4-0/G-GS, 5.1i)
SR1 Brandon Hundt, RHP, Sr. (6.23, 0-2, 3-1/G-GS, 13.0i)
SR2 Brett Beetham RHP, Jr. (10.12, 0-1, 4-0/G-GS, 5.1i)

WSU, WASHINGTON MEET IN NON-CONFERENCE GAMES: TheWashington State Cougar baseball team,having won three of its last six games,heads to Seattle this week for three non-conferencegames with the WashingtonHuskies.

WSU, 3-10, is coming off two winsat the Banana Belt Tournament inLewiston, Idaho. The Cougars beat hostLCSC 12-4 and Portland 7-1 and lost toBYU 4-0 and Gonzaga 10-0.The Cougars will send TonyBanaszak (0-3) to the mound in theFriday opener at 6:30 p.m. at HuskyBallpark (1500). Bryce Chamberlin (2-0)is expected to start Saturday's 1:00, with either Karl Mejlholm (1-1) orAaron MacKenzie (0-3) the probablestarter for Sunday's 1:00 p.m. game.Washington (6-6) played at the Battleat the Beach Tournament in Malibu,Calif., last weekend, losing to San Diego5-0 in the first game, and then rallyingwith a 21-10 win over Cal StateNorthridge and an 8-5 victory over SanDiego State.

Five Cougars currently boast battingaverages over .300. Robert Stahlke leadsthe team at .375, with Bruce Jacobsen at.355. Derek Bruce, who has started all 13games at shortstop, is hitting .327 andleads the team with two home runs.Grant Richardson, with 11 starts, ishitting .317 and Jay Miller is hitting.316. Miller raised his average afterstarting all four games last weekend inthe outfield and collecting eight hits in16 at-bats. He also had two doubles andone home run.

Bruce also leads the Cougars with 16hits, five doubles, 29 total bases and a.592 slugging percentage. Afterstruggling earlier, he was perfect in thefield last week with six putouts and 14assists. The sophomore shortstop hit .429last week in four games.

Chamberlin, who did not travel withthe team for the first two weeks of theseason, has won both his outings andleads the club with a 3.75 ERA whilethrowing 12 innings. He has sevenstrikeouts and three walks.

Banaszak has had little run support inhis four outings, just two runs. His 3.86ERA over 25.2 innings is second and healso has show solid control with 13strikeouts and just three walks.Freshman Karl Mejlholm picked uphis first win last week, holding LCSC incheck for seven innings. He gave up fivehits and just two earned runs.

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