Austin Shackelford had a hit in his only at-bat on Friday in a pinch-hit appearance.
March 5, 2010
PULLMAN, Wash.- The Utah baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader against Washington State on Friday afternoon, falling 5-1 in game one and 6-2 in game two.
Washington State took a quick 2-0 lead in the second inning of game one off RBI hits from Ryan Peterson and Shea Vucinich. The Cougars also scored runs in the third, fifth and sixth innings.
Washington State tied the game at 1-1 in the third inning with an RBI single from Matt Argyropoulos. The Cougars pulled ahead in the fourth inning on an RBI hit from Garry Kuykendall before adding three runs in the fifth, led by a home run from Derek Jones. WSU would also score in the sixth inning.
Utah put its second run of the game on the board in the seventh inning, started by a two-out single from Nik Gumeson. Rick Cornu walked to put two on base before Gumeson scored on Mark-Jan Moorman's single to right field to put the score at 6-2.
Andrew Wilding went four innings on the mound, picking up the loss. Stephen Streich gave up one run over two innings while Blake Golding pitched two innings and allowed just two hits. The Cougars would leave 13 runners on base throughout the game.
The Utes continue the four-game series on Saturday, March 6, at 2:00 p.m. PT.