Cougar Baseball Heads to Lone Star State

Feb. 24, 2010

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The Washington State University baseball team makes its first road trip of the season as the Cougars travel to Lubbock, Texas for the Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic, Feb. 26-28...WSU (2-0) plays two neutral site games against Bethune-Cookman (1-3) and two road contests against tournament-host Texas Tech (4-0).

Friday, Feb. 26WSU (LH Spencer Jackson) vs. Bethune-Cookman (LH Ali Simpson)-10 a.m.WSU (RH Chad Arnold) at Texas Tech (RH Bobby Doran)-2 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 27WSU (LH David Stilley) vs. Bethune-Cookman (RH Julio Morales)-10 a.m.

Sunday, Feb. 28WSU (RH James Wise) at Texash Tech (TBA)-10 a.m.

RADIO SCHEDULE (All Times Pacific)
Friday vs. Bethune-Cookman (Hit Radio 104.3 FM)Friday at Texas Tech (TBD)Saturday vs. Bethune-Cookman (KQQQ 1150 AM/105.3 FM)Sunday at Texas Tech (KQQQ 1150 AM/105.3 FM)

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Brooks Wallace was a shortstop at Texas Tech (1977-80)...All-Southwest Conference selection as a senior...played two years in the Texas Rangers' organization...resturned to Texas Tech as a graduate assistant, and later served as an assistant coach...diagnosed with cancer in the summer of 1984, he passed away March 24, 1985.

Washington State opened the 2010 season with a two-game sweep of Seattle in Pullman, Feb. 20-21...Cougars won the opener 11-6 behind three hits each from Matt Argyropoulos and Garry Kuykendall...crowd of 1,136 was the largest for a nonconferene game in the Donnie Marbut era...WSU completed the sweep with a 23-0 win...Fifteen Cougars collected at least one hit (23 hits as a team) and five hurlers combined for the shutout.

The Cougars have never played Bethune-Cookman...Washington State leads 1-0...Cougars won 9-3 at the Dessert Classic in Las Vegas, Feb. 27, 1986...Guy Normand went the distance and pitched a five-hitter for WSU...Brad Wolten had three hits for the Cougars.

The Cougars are 2-0 for the first time since 2002 and are seeking their first 3-0 start since 1993 when they won their first-five outings.

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