Freshman Jay Brossman was the only Ute with a multi-hit game Tuesday, going 2-for-5 in the loss.
May 4, 2004
PROVO, Utah - After leading for six and half innings, the Utah baseball team dropped its fourth straight, a 5-4 loss to Utah Valley State College at Larry H. Miller Field tonight. With the loss, the Utes fall to 13-27 on the year.
Junior Doug Mackay suffered the loss on the mound, falling to 2-6 on the year. He threw one inning, giving up two runs on one hit. He struck out one, walked one and hit one batter.
Utah's starter, Shad McCord, pitched four innings, giving up two runs on three hits, while striking out one and walking three.
Utah plated three in the top of the first when senior Michael Westfall, Jr. knocked a three-run homer just over the wall in center field.
UVSC made it a two-run game in the bottom of the inning, scoring one run on a double to left center.
The Utes answered in the top of the second when freshman John Welsh led off with a solo homer to put Utah up 4-1.
The Wolverines scored a run on a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the inning to make it a 4-2 ballgame.
In the bottom of the fifth, UVSC made it more interesting with an RBI-single to cut the Ute lead to one, 4-3.
UVSC took the lead in the bottom of the seventh on a two-run bomb over the center field fence to go up 5-4.
Freshman Jay Brossman was the only Ute with a multi-hit game, going 2-for-5 at the plate with one run. Westfall was 1-for-4 with three RBI, while Welsh was 1-for-4 with one driven in.
The two teams play again at 2 p.m. tomorrow, May 5, at Ute Field.