Ryan Khoury was 4-for-6 with three runs batted-in Sunday against St. Mary's.
March 26, 2006
MORAGA, Calif. -- The University of Utah baseball team picked up a 10-6 win over St. Mary's College Sunday afternoon at Louis Guisto Field. The victory gave Utah the edge in the three-game series, as the Utes picked up two victories over the Gaels.
Utah led 4-0 early in the contest, but fell behind and trailed 6-5 after five innings. The Utes came back to score two runs in the sixth and three in the seventh to pull away for the four-run victory.
In the Utah sixth, shortstop Ryan Khoury delivered an RBI single through the left side to tie the contest at 6-6. Second baseman Bret Baldwin then delivered a sacrifice fly, putting the Utes on top 7-6.
Utah got back-to-back singles from center fielder John Welsh and third baseman Erich Kemp to lead off the seventh. Welsh came around on an error to make it 8-6. Later in the inning, Khoury ripped a two-out, two-run double to left-center field giving Utah all the insurance it would need.
Greg Krause (2-0) tossed three innings of relief for Utah and picked up the victory. Krause took over for starter Lucas Trinnaman in the fifth inning and allowed just one run. Shad McCord scattered three hits over the final two innings and held St. Mary's scoreless to preserve the victory.
Utah jumped out in front 4-0 early with a single run in the first inning and three in the second. First baseman Jay Brossman drove in the first-inning run. In the second, Joe Mozeleski, Adam Frank and Tyler Kmetko all had RBIs. St. Mary's tied the game 4-4 in the bottom of the second, using a double, four singles and a walk.
Khoury led the way for Utah, going 4-for-6 at the plate with three RBIs. Kemp and Frank each tallied two hits and two runs scored, while Kmetko also had two hits, with a run scored and an RBI.
Dan Lewis (3-1) suffered the loss for St. Mary's, allowing seven runs (five earned) over the course of six innings. Adam Hicks was the Gaels' main contributor offensively, going 3-for-4 with a run and two RBIs.