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                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                                     LSU at Houston
                     Feb 24, 2002 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    LSU 11 (8-3)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Rocky Scelfo ss.......... 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 J.C. Holt ph/ss......... 3 1 2 2 1 0 2 6 1 Wally Pontiff 3b......... 4 1 3 3 2 0 0 2 1 Sean Barker rf........... 4 2 2 1 2 1 1 0 2 Eric Wiethorn dh......... 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Matt Heath cf/lf......... 4 1 1 0 2 1 5 0 1 Jon Zeringue lf.......... 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 Dustin Hahn ph/lf....... 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 3 David Raymer cf......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jason Columbus 1b........ 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 Jason Vargas ph/1b...... 3 1 1 2 0 0 5 0 0 Darren Welch c........... 4 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 2 Blake Gill 2b............ 5 3 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 Clay Harris p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brad David p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Weylin Guidry p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brian Wilson p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals................... 41 11 14 11 9 7 26 13 12

    Houston 12 (6-4)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Michael Bourn cf......... 5 2 2 0 1 0 5 0 0 Jesse Crain ss/p......... 6 3 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 Hyung Cho dh............. 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Keith Ahrens ss......... 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Cole Bruce ph/ss........ 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Chris Snyder c........... 6 1 2 1 0 0 7 0 0 Stuart Musslewhite 2b.... 6 0 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 Anthony Scalise rf....... 5 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 Brett Cooley 3b.......... 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 Thanos Papavasiliou 1b... 5 1 1 0 0 1 8 0 0 Gabe Lucas lf............ 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 Taylor Gartz p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Nathan Mitchell p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Keith Whatley p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Bryan Harris p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals................... 47 12 17 7 3 4 27 9 12

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- LSU................. 100 118 000 - 11 14 7 Houston............. 240 100 113 - 12 17 2 -------------------------------------------

    Note: 2 outs, 2 runners LOB when the game ended.

    E - Scelfo 2, Holt, Pontiff, Heath, Vargas, Gill, Bruce(1), Snyder(2). LOB - LSU 12, Houston 12. 2B - Gill, Crain(5), Scalise(4). SB - Pontiff, Bourn 2(6), Crain(2).

    LSU IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP -------------------------------------------------- Clay Harris......... 2.0 8 6 2 0 1 15 15 48 Brad David.......... 3.1 3 1 1 2 2 13 15 53 Weylin Guidry....... 2.0 3 2 1 1 0 10 11 43 Brian Wilson........ 1.1 3 3 0 0 1 9 9 23

    Houston IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP -------------------------------------------------- Taylor Gartz........ 2.2 2 1 1 4 2 10 14 59 Nathan Mitchell..... 2.1 7 5 5 1 2 14 15 47 Keith Whatley....... 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 3 4 14 Bryan Harris........ 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 3 3 13 Jesse Crain......... 3.1 1 0 0 3 3 11 14 58

    Win - Crain (2-0). Loss - Wilson (2-1). Save - None. WP - Wilson, Gartz(2). PB - Snyder(2). Pitches/strikes: Harris 48/35, David 53/34, Guidry 43/27, Wilson 23/17, Gartz 59/27, Mitchell, N. 47/33, Whatley 14/7, Harris 13/7, Crain 58/37. Umpires - HP: Ken Eldridge 1B: David Rogers 3B: Larry King Start: 1:06 pm Time: 3:21 Attendance: 3788 Game notes: UH assistant coach David Pierce ejected in sixth inning Attendance of 3788 is eighth largest in Cougar Field history. Total series attendance of 11,221 is second largest three-game series in Cougar Field history. Mitchell, N. faced 3 batters in the 6th. Game: UHBASE10


    Play-by-Play

                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                             LSU at Houston - Play-by-Play
                     Feb 24, 2002 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- LSU................. 100 118 000 - 11 14 7 Houston............. 240 100 113 - 12 17 2 -------------------------------------------

    LSU starters: 4/ss Scelfo, 31/3b Pontiff, 36/rf Barker, 47/dh Wiethorn, 6/cf Heath, 16/lf Zeringue, 39/1b Columbus, 14/c Welch, 3/2b Gill, 21/p Harris,

    Houston starters: 2/cf Bourn, 27/ss Crain, 1/dh Cho, 18/c Snyder, 34/2b Musslewhite, 11/rf Scalise, 13/3b Cooley, 25/1b Papavasiliou, 12/lf Lucas, 19/p Gartz,

    LSU - inning 1

    Scelfo grounded out to ss (3-2). Pontiff singled through the right side (2-1). Pontiff stole second. Barker walked (3-2). Wiethorn singled to right center, RBI (2-2), Barker advanced to third, Pontiff scored. Heath popped up to 2b (3-2). Zeringue struck out (1-2). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 1

    Bourn singled to shortstop (1-1). Crain doubled to left center, RBI (0-0), Bourn scored. Cho flied out to cf (2-1). Snyder flied out to cf (1-2). Musslewhite singled to shortstop (1-2), Crain advanced to third. Scalise singled to center field, RBI (0-1), Musslewhite advanced to second, Crain scored. Cooley reached on a fielder's choice (1-1), Scalise out at second ss unassisted. 2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    LSU - inning 2

    Columbus flied out to cf (1-1). Welch grounded out to ss (0-0). Gill struck out (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 2

    Papavasiliou reached on a fielding error by ss (1-2). Lucas grounded out to 3b (1-0), Papavasiliou advanced to second. Bourn singled through the left side (0-2), Papavasiliou advanced to third. Bourn stole second. Crain struck out looking (1-2). Cho reached on a fielding error by ss (2-2), Bourn scored, unearned, Papavasiliou scored, unearned. Snyder singled to right field (1-1), Cho advanced to third. Musslewhite singled through the left side, RBI (0-0), Snyder advanced to second, Cho scored, unearned. Scalise doubled down the lf line, RBI (1-1), Musslewhite advanced to second, out at third lf to ss to c, Snyder scored, unearned. 4 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB.

    LSU - inning 3

    Scelfo grounded out to 3b (0-0). Pontiff walked (3-0). Pontiff advanced to second on a wild pitch. Barker walked (3-0). Barker advanced to second on a passed ball, Pontiff advanced to third. Wiethorn flied out to cf (2-1). Heath walked (3-0). Mitchell, N. to p for Gartz. Hahn pinch hit for Zeringue. Hahn grounded out to p (1-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

    Houston - inning 3

    Hahn to lf. David to p for Harris. Cooley struck out (0-2). Papavasiliou out at first 1b to p (0-2). Lucas grounded out to 2b (2-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    LSU - inning 4

    Columbus grounded out to p (2-2). Welch struck out looking (1-2). Gill doubled to center field (3-2). Holt pinch hit for Scelfo. Holt singled, advanced to second, advanced to third on a fielding error by c, RBI (0-1), Gill scored. Pontiff grounded out to 2b (0-2). 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 4

    Holt to ss. Bourn grounded out to ss (1-1). Crain singled through the left side (1-1). Crain stole second. Cho singled, advanced to second on a fielding error by cf, RBI (1-0), Crain scored. Snyder flied out to cf (0-2), Cho advanced to third. Musslewhite grounded out to 3b (0-1). 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

    LSU - inning 5

    Barker singled to third base (0-0). Wiethorn grounded out to p unassisted (0-1), Barker advanced to second. Heath walked (3-1). Hahn singled to center field, RBI (0-2), Heath advanced to second, Barker scored. Vargas pinch hit for Columbus. Vargas flied out to rf (0-1). Welch struck out (1-2). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 5

    Vargas to 1b. Scalise flied out to cf (0-1). Cooley grounded out to ss (2-2). Papavasiliou struck out (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    LSU - inning 6

    Gill singled up the middle (1-2). Holt singled through the right side (0-0), Gill advanced to second. Pontiff singled through the left side, RBI (1-0), Holt advanced to third, Gill scored. Whatley to p for Mitchell, N.. Barker singled to center field, RBI (1-1), Pontiff advanced to second, Holt scored. Wiethorn reached on a fielder's choice (0-0), Barker advanced to second, Pontiff out at third p to 3b. Heath singled to center field (2-1), Wiethorn advanced to second, Barker advanced to third. Hahn walked, RBI (3-2), Heath advanced to second, Wiethorn advanced to third, Barker scored. Harris to p for Whatley. Vargas singled through the left side, 2 RBI (3-2), Hahn advanced to second, Heath scored, Wiethorn scored. Welch fouled out to 1b (1-1). Gill singled to third base (2-1), Vargas advanced to second, Hahn advanced to third. Crain to p. Ahrens to ss for Cho. / for Harris. Holt walked, RBI (3-2), Gill advanced to second, Vargas advanced to third, Hahn scored. Pontiff singled through the right side, 2 RBI, advanced to second on the throw (0-2), Holt advanced to third, Gill scored, Vargas scored. Barker struck out (0-2). 8 runs, 8 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 6

    Lucas grounded out to ss (0-0). Bourn walked (3-2). Crain singled through the right side (1-0), Bourn advanced to second. Ahrens walked (3-1), Crain advanced to second, Bourn advanced to third. Guidry to p for David. Snyder fouled out to c (1-1). Musslewhite flied out to lf (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

    LSU - inning 7

    Wiethorn grounded out to 3b (2-1). Heath struck out (1-2). Hahn struck out looking (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 7

    Scalise grounded out to ss (3-2). Cooley walked (3-2). Papavasiliou singled up the middle (0-0), Cooley advanced to second. Lucas singled to center field, RBI (1-2), Papavasiliou advanced to second, Cooley scored. Bourn reached on a fielder's choice (2-0), Lucas out at second 2b to ss, Papavasiliou advanced to third. Bourn stole second. Crain popped up to ss (1-2). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    LSU - inning 8

    Vargas flied out to lf (1-2). Welch walked (3-2). Gill flied out to cf (2-2). Holt flied out to cf (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 8

    Bruce pinch hit for Ahrens. Bruce reached on a fielding error by 2b, advanced to second (2-2). Snyder grounded out to ss (2-2), Bruce advanced to third. Musslewhite singled to third base (0-2). Wilson to p for Guidry. Scalise struck out looking (1-2). Musslewhite advanced to second on a wild pitch, Bruce scored, unearned. Cooley flied out to rf (3-1). 1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

    LSU - inning 9

    Bruce to ss. Pontiff walked (3-2). Barker reached on a fielder's choice, advanced to second on a throwing error by ss (1-1), Pontiff out at second 2b to ss. Wiethorn flied out to rf (0-1). Heath flied out to cf (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 9

    Heath to lf. Raymer to cf for Hahn. Papavasiliou grounded out to ss (0-1). Lucas singled, bunt (0-1). Bourn flied out to lf (1-0). Crain singled to left center (0-1), Lucas advanced to second. Bruce reached on a fielding error by 1b, Crain advanced to third, Lucas scored, unearned. Snyder singled through the left side, RBI (0-1), Bruce advanced to second, Crain scored, unearned. Musslewhite reached on a fielding error by ss (1-2), Snyder advanced to second, Bruce advanced to third, scored on a throwing error by 3b, unearned. 3 runs, 3 hits, 3 errors, 2 LOB.

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