Cal Baseball Upends Georgetown, 13-2

March 7, 2006

BERKELEY, CALIF. - California scored 13 runs on a season-high 15 hits, including home runs by juniors Brett Munster and Brennan Boesch, on the way to a 13-2 victory over Georgetown Tuesday afternoon at Evans Diamond. The Golden Bears improved to 8-6, while the Hoyas fell to 6-7. Cal has now won seven of its last nine games.

The winning pitcher for the Bears was freshman starter Tyson Ross, who improved his record to 3-1, throwing 3.0 innings with two hits, no runs, no walks and two strikeouts. The losing pitcher was Georgetown starter Darren Sizemore (5.7 innings, 10 hits, nine runs, one walk, four strikeouts).

Cal scored two runs in the third inning on a two-run double by sophomore first baseman Mike Van Winden and proceeded to score at least one run in the next five innings. In the fourth inning, Munster hit his second home run of the season, and in the fifth, Boesch hit a two-run homer for his fourth home run of the year.

The Bears added four more runs in the sixth behind a Hoya wild pitch, an RBI single by Josh Satin, an RBI double by Van Winden and an RBI single by Allen Craig. Cal tacked on three more runs in the seventh inning on a throwing error by Georgetown reliever Warren Sizemore, a RBI single by Taylor Grigsby and an RBI ground out by Stephen Carlson. Finally, the Bears scored their 13th run on Travis Howell's RBI single to center.

The Hoyas scored their two runs in the eighth on RBI ground balls by Brandon Davis and Harrigan. Six different Cal pitchers limited Georgetown to five hits.

Van Winden finished the day 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI, while Munster (2-for-2), Craig (2-for-5) and Chris Errecart (2-for-5) had two hits apiece.

Home Runs:

Georgetown: None.

Cal: Munster, solo home run in the fourth inning. Boesch, two-run homer in the fifth inning.