Baseball Falls, 15-2, In Game Two Against Tulane
May 8, 2010
HOUSTON - The University of Houston baseball team lost the second game of a three-game series to Tulane, 15-2, Saturday night at Cougar Field.
The Cougars never led the contest, which went five scoreless innings before either team was able to put a run on the board. With the loss, UH falls to 20-25 on the season and 7-10 in Conference USA.
William Kankel went six innings, allowing five runs on three hits with four strikeouts. He was charged with the loss and falls to 2-5 on the season.
Neither team could get anything going offensively until the sixth inning, when with two runners on base, Tulane's Jeremy Schaffer doubled to right field, giving the Green Wave a 2-0 lead.
Houston cut the deficit in half in the bottom of the inning, scoring a single run when Joel Ansley scored on Cokinos' sacrifice fly to right field after he earned a leadoff walk.
The Green Wave would then add to their total and extend their lead to eight, 9-1, in the top of the seventh, scoring seven runs. They would tack on four more in the eighth for the 13-1 lead.
Ramsey led off the bottom of the eighth inning with a double to left center before scoring on a Cokinos' single up the middle.
Tulane would then score two runs in the ninth for their final total of the game.