NCAA Baseball Regional Round-Up: June 4, 2010

June 4, 2010


Merrill Kelly Leads No. 1 ASU To 6-2 Win Over UW-Milwaukee In Regional Opener
TEMPE, Ariz. -
Merrill Kelly threw eight strong innings to lead the No. 1 Arizona State University baseball team to a 6-2 win over UW-Milwaukee in their first game of the Tempe Regional on Friday. A sellout crowd of 4,371 saw the Sun Devils improve to 48-8 on the season and advance to a winner's bracket game with Hawai'i on Saturday. [Read more]

Cats Hold Off Bears To Win 10-9 
FORT WORTH, Texas – The Arizona Wildcats held on in dramatic fashion to top Baylor, 10-9, in the first game of the Fort Worth Regional on Friday afternoon at Lupton Stadium. [Read more]

Ninth Inning Rally Wins It For Ducks 
NORWICH, Conn. – Oregon is known for its small ball, and in the top of the ninth the Ducks challenged No. 17 Connecticut’s defense and won, scoring three runs en route to a 5-3 victory on Friday night at Dodd Memorial Stadium. [Read more]

Smith, Beavers Hold On For Regional-Opening Victory
Tyler Smith hit his first home run in two months and Greg Peavey allowed two hits over 6 1/3 innings to pace the Oregon State baseball team past Florida Atlantic, 6-4, in the opening game of the Gainesville Regional Friday afternoon at McKethan Stadium. [Read more]

Cody Bartlett Homers to Lift WSU Baseball Past Kansas State
Redshirt-junior second baseman Cody Bartlett belted a two-run, tie-breaking home run in the eighth inning to provide No. 23 Washington State an 8-6 victory over Kansas State in the NCAA Fayetteville Baseball Regional, Friday. [Read more]

Cal Baseball Loses 12-3 to North Carolina in NCAA Regional in Norman, Oklahoma 
NORMAN, OKLA. - The California baseball team struggled early in the 2010 NCAA Regional in Norman, Okla., giving up six runs to North Carolina (37-20) in the top of the first inning and ended up falling, 12-3, to the Tar Heels Friday night (June 4) at L. Dale Mitchell Park. The Golden Bears (29-24) did get a pair of hits each from freshman right fielder Tony Renda, junior second baseman Brian Guinn and junior first baseman Mark Canha. Canha also knocked his 10th home run of the season and finished with two RBI, giving him a Pac-10 leading 69 RBI for the season. [Read more]

Cardinal Drop Regional Opener 9-5
FULLERTON, Calif.-- Stanford (31-24) dropped its regional opener to third-seeded New Mexico (38-20) as the Cardinal's bullpen allowed four runs in the seventh, leading to a 9-5 Lobo win. [Read more]

No. 1-Seed UCLA Baseball Defeats No. 4-Seed Kent State, 15-1
- Right-hander Gerrit Cole allowed one hit in five scoreless innings, striking out seven batters and issuing one walk, to lead the No. 1-seed UCLA baseball team past No. 4-seed Kent State, 15-1, in each team's opening contest of the NCAA Los Angeles Regional at Steele Field at Jackie Robinson Stadium. [Read more]