No. 3 LSU Rallies to Take 8-4 Win over Baseball

    Feb. 23, 2002

    Recap

                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                                     LSU at Houston
                     Feb 23, 2002 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    LSU 8 (8-2)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ J.C. Holt ss............. 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 Rocky Scelfo ph/ss...... 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 Wally Pontiff 3b......... 4 0 2 3 1 0 1 7 0 Sean Barker rf........... 5 0 3 1 0 1 2 0 3 Matt Heath lf............ 5 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 2 Jason Vargas 1b.......... 5 1 2 1 0 0 12 1 0 Blake Gill 2b............ 5 1 3 1 0 1 4 2 2 Dustin Hahn dh........... 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 Eric Wiethorn ph........ 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Darren Welch c........... 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 David Raymer cf.......... 5 0 1 2 0 3 3 0 2 Lane Mestepey p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Totals................... 43 8 16 8 2 10 27 17 11

    Houston 4 (5-4)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Gabe Lucas lf............ 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 Jesse Crain 3b........... 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 Hyung Cho ss............. 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 3 1 Chris Snyder c........... 4 0 1 1 0 1 10 1 2 Brett Cooley 1b.......... 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 Stuart Musslewhite 2b.... 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 2 Cole Bruce dh............ 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 Anthony Scalise rf/cf.... 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 Michael Bourn cf......... 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Sam Mitchell ph/rf...... 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Gene Flores p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Brian Henderson p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ryan Wagner p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Danny Zell p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Matt Hooper p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Totals................... 35 4 11 4 2 3 27 12 8

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- LSU................. 000 005 012 - 8 16 1 Houston............. 120 100 000 - 4 11 3 -------------------------------------------

    E - Pontiff(2), Cho(3), Cooley(2), Hooper(1). DP - LSU 2, Houston 1. LOB - LSU 11, Houston 8. 2B - Pontiff(3), Raymer(2), Crain(3). 3B - Vargas(1). HBP - Welch. SH - Lucas(1), Bourn(1). SB - Lucas(2). CS - Barker(1).

    LSU IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP -------------------------------------------------- Lane Mestepey....... 9.0 11 4 3 2 3 35 39 119

    Houston IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP -------------------------------------------------- Gene Flores......... 5.0 8 3 3 2 5 22 24 86 Brian Henderson..... 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 4 Ryan Wagner......... 1.2 3 1 1 0 4 9 10 42 Danny Zell.......... 0.2 0 1 0 0 1 3 3 12 Matt Hooper......... 1.2 4 2 2 0 0 8 8 31

    Win - Mestepey (1-0). Loss - Wagner (0-1). Save - None. WP - Flores(1), Wagner(1). HBP - by Wagner (Welch). Pitches/strikes: Mestepey 119/79, Flores 86/57, Henderson 4/3, Wagner 42/30, Zell 12/8, Hooper 31/19. Umpires - HP: David Rogers 1B: Jay McKeown 3B: Bob Charmo Start: 7 p.m. Time: 2:53 Attendance: 4098 Game notes: Game two of a three-game series Attendance of 4098 is seventh largest in Cougar Field history UH third baseman Jesse Crain extends hitting streak to seven games Series concludes at 1 p.m. Sunday Flores faced 3 batters in the 6th. Henderson faced 1 batter in the 6th. Game: UHBASE9


    Play-by-Play

                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                             LSU at Houston - Play-by-Play
                     Feb 23, 2002 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- LSU................. 000 005 012 - 8 16 1 Houston............. 120 100 000 - 4 11 3 -------------------------------------------

    LSU starters: 1/ss Holt, 31/3b Pontiff, 36/rf Barker, 6/lf Heath, 25/1b Vargas, 3/2b Gill, 7/dh Hahn, 14/c Welch, 2/cf Raymer, 46/p Mestepey,

    Houston starters: 12/lf Lucas, 27/3b Crain, 1/ss Cho, 18/c Snyder, 13/1b Cooley, 34/2b Musslewhite, 14/dh Bruce, 11/rf Scalise, 2/cf Bourn, 10/p Flores,

    LSU - inning 1

    Holt struck out (0-2). Pontiff flied out to rf (0-1). Barker singled to right field (0-2). Barker out at first p to 1b, picked off. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 1

    Lucas singled to right field (2-2). Crain reached on a fielder's choice (0-0), Lucas out at second 3b to 2b. Cho singled up the middle (0-1), Crain advanced to second. Snyder singled to left field, RBI (3-2), Cho advanced to second, Crain scored. Cooley flied out to cf (0-0), Cho advanced to third. Musslewhite grounded out to 3b (0-0). 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    LSU - inning 2

    Heath struck out (1-2). Vargas popped up to ss (1-0). Gill struck out (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 2

    Bruce singled through the right side (2-1). Scalise singled through the right side (1-1), Bruce advanced to third. Bourn reached on a fielding error by 3b, RBI (2-2), Scalise advanced to second, Bruce scored. Lucas grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (0-0), Bourn advanced to second, Scalise advanced to third. Crain walked (3-1). Cho grounded out to 2b, RBI (0-1), Crain advanced to second, Bourn advanced to third, Scalise scored, unearned. Snyder grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-1). 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

    LSU - inning 3

    Hahn singled to right field (2-2). Welch reached on a fielder's choice (0-2), Hahn out at second ss to 2b. Raymer struck out (1-2). Holt flied out to lf (1-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 3

    Cooley walked (3-2). Musslewhite grounded into double play 3b to 2b to 1b (0-0), Cooley out on the play. Bruce struck out (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    LSU - inning 4

    Pontiff singled up the middle (2-2). Barker singled up the middle (2-1), Pontiff advanced to second. Heath struck out (1-2). Vargas reached on a fielder's choice (0-2), Barker advanced to second on a throwing error by ss, Pontiff advanced to third. Gill grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b (1-0), Vargas out on the play. 0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 4

    Scalise singled to right field (3-2). Bourn grounded out to 3b, SAC, bunt (0-0), Scalise advanced to second. Lucas flied out to cf (1-0), Scalise advanced to third. Crain doubled down the lf line, RBI (0-0), Scalise scored. Cho grounded out to ss (2-1). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    LSU - inning 5

    Hahn walked (3-0). Welch singled to right center (1-0), Hahn advanced to third. Raymer reached on a fielder's choice (0-2), Welch advanced to second, Hahn out at home 3b to c. Holt reached on a fielder's choice (2-2), Raymer out at second 3b to 2b, Welch advanced to third. Holt advanced to second on a wild pitch. Pontiff walked (3-0). Barker reached on a fielder's choice (0-2), Pontiff out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

    Houston - inning 5

    Snyder struck out looking (3-2). Cooley flied out to rf (0-1). Musslewhite singled up the middle (1-0). Bruce grounded out to ss (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    LSU - inning 6

    Heath singled to center field (2-2). Vargas tripled down the rf line, RBI (0-0), Heath scored. Gill singled to center field, RBI (1-2), Vargas scored. Henderson to p for Flores. Wiethorn pinch hit for Hahn. Wiethorn singled up the middle (1-2), Gill advanced to second. Wagner to p for Henderson. Welch hit by pitch (0-0), Wiethorn advanced to second, Gill advanced to third. Raymer struck out (2-2). Holt struck out (1-2). Pontiff doubled to right center, 3 RBI (3-2), Welch scored, Wiethorn scored, Gill scored. Barker struck out, reached first on a wild pitch (0-2), Pontiff advanced to third. Heath struck out (2-2). 5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 6

    Scalise grounded out to p (1-2). Bourn singled to second base (2-2). Lucas flied out to cf (0-0). Crain reached on a fielder's choice (0-0), Bourn out at second 3b to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    LSU - inning 7

    Vargas singled down the rf line (1-2). Gill singled to center field (2-0), Vargas advanced to second. Wiethorn reached on a fielder's choice (0-1), Gill advanced to second, Vargas out at second p to ss. Welch flied out to lf (0-2). Zell to p for Wagner. Raymer struck out looking (3-2). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 7

    Cho grounded out to 3b (0-1). Snyder popped up to 2b (1-1). Cooley flied out to lf (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    LSU - inning 8

    Scelfo pinch hit for Holt. Scelfo reached on a fielding error by 1b (0-1). Pontiff grounded out to p (1-1), Scelfo advanced to second. Hooper to p for Zell. Scelfo advanced to third on a throwing error by p. Barker singled through the right side, RBI (2-1), Scelfo scored, unearned. Barker out at second c to ss, caught stealing. Heath grounded out to 2b (3-1). 1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 8

    Scelfo to ss. Musslewhite flied out to rf (2-0). Bruce grounded out to ss (2-1). Scalise singled to shortstop (0-1). Mitchell, S. pinch hit for Bourn. Mitchell, S. struck out (1-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    LSU - inning 9

    Scalise to cf. Mitchell, S. to rf. Vargas flied out to lf (1-0). Gill singled through the right side (0-2). Wiethorn singled to left field (0-0), Gill advanced to second. Welch reached on a fielder's choice (3-2), Wiethorn advanced to second, Gill out at third p to 3b. Raymer doubled to right center, 2 RBI (3-2), Welch scored, Wiethorn scored. Scelfo popped up to ss (0-2). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 9

    Lucas singled up the middle (0-1). Lucas stole second. Crain grounded out to ss (2-2). Cho hit into double play ss to 1b to 3b to c (0-2), Lucas advanced to third, out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

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