Baseball Falls in Southern Miss Series Finale

    May 17, 2003

    Recap

    HOUSTON -

                             2003 Houston Cougars Baseball
                          #17 Southern Mississippi at Houston
                     May 17, 2003 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    Southern Mississippi 15 (41-14,23-7 C-USA)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Matt Shepherd ss......... 5 3 2 1 1 2 1 5 1 .299 Marc Maddox 1b........... 6 3 4 4 0 1 11 0 0 .359 Jeff Cook cf............. 5 3 4 3 0 0 2 0 0 .376 Brad Willcutt c.......... 6 1 3 2 0 1 7 0 2 .335 Clint King rf............ 4 2 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 .397 Jarrett Hoffpauir 2b..... 5 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 2 .301 Matt Benson dh........... 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .294 Griff Israel ph......... 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .301 Jason Lowery lf.......... 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 2 .313 Beau Griffin 3b.......... 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 .229 Stephen Castleman p...... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - Cliff Russum p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Austin Tubb p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Totals................... 42 15 16 14 6 8 27 12 7

    Houston 3 (31-25,18-12 C-USA)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Michael Bourn cf......... 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 3 .321 Travis Tully dh.......... 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .352 Hyung Cho 3b............. 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 .366 Thanos Papavasiliou 1b... 3 0 0 0 1 0 8 1 0 .260 Cole Bruce 2b............ 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .269 Sam Mitchell ph......... 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .268 Greg Buchanan 2b........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .106 Matt Farrington rf....... 3 2 1 0 1 1 3 0 1 .296 Gabe Lucas lf............ 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .312 Stuart Musslewhite ss.... 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 .279 Brett Logan c............ 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 .146 Nick Bott c............. 3 0 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 .242 Brian Henderson p........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - Gene Flores p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Brian Martin p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .255 Kevin Roberts p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .220 Bryan Harris p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Totals................... 33 3 7 3 3 7 27 9 7

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Southern Mississippi 203 430 003 - 15 16 0 Houston............. 011 100 000 - 3 7 1 -------------------------------------------

    E - Bourn(4). LOB - USM 7; Houston 7. 2B - Maddox(9); Cook 2(13); Willcutt(20); Hoffpauir(12); Lucas(6). 3B - Maddox(1); Bourn(2). HR - Maddox 2(3); Cook(20); King(20). SF - Cook(4); Cho(3).

    Southern Mississippi IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Stephen Castleman... 6.0 6 3 3 2 2 23 26 97 4.50 Cliff Russum........ 2.0 0 0 0 1 3 6 7 28 3.93 Austin Tubb......... 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 4 4 16 1.08

    Houston IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Brian Henderson..... 2.1 7 5 5 1 3 14 15 61 4.30 Gene Flores......... 2.1 7 7 7 1 2 14 15 39 6.94 Brian Martin........ 2.1 1 0 0 0 1 8 8 23 16.00 Kevin Roberts....... 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 14 3.38 Bryan Harris........ 1.0 1 3 3 3 2 3 7 31 4.64

    Win - Castleman (7-2). Loss - Henderson (4-4). Save - None. Inherited runners/scored: Flores 1/0; Martin 1/0. Pitches/strikes: Castleman 97/58; Russum 28/18; Tubb 16/12; Henderson 61/42; Flores 39/26; Martin 23/17; Roberts 14/8; Harris 31/14. Umpires - HP: Jay McKeown 1B: Don Novak 3B: Ricky Armstrong Start: 1:01 pm Time: 2:33 Attendance: 890 Game notes: ID-142321 USM wins 2003 Conference USA regular-season title and clinches No. 1 seed C-USA Tournament... USM will play No. 8 Charlotte at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday UH will play East Carolina at 9 a.m., Wednesday in No. 4-No. 5 showdown. Game: UHBASE56


    Play-by-Play

                             2003 Houston Cougars Baseball
                   #17 Southern Mississippi at Houston - Play-by-Play
                     May 17, 2003 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Southern Mississippi 203 430 003 - 15 16 0 Houston............. 011 100 000 - 3 7 1 -------------------------------------------

    Southern Mississippi starters: 7/ss Shepherd; 17/1b Maddox; 15/cf Cook; 37/c Willcutt; 11/rf King; 10/2b Hoffpauir; 12/dh Benson; 23/lf Lowery; 24/3b Griffin; 35/p Castleman; Houston starters: 2/cf Bourn; 23/dh Tully; 1/3b Cho; 25/1b Papavasiliou; 14/2b Bruce; 15/rf Farrington; 12/lf Lucas; 7/ss Musslewhite; 27/c Logan; 31/p Henderson;

    Southern Mississippi 1st - Shepherd singled up the middle (0-2). Maddox struck out looking (2-2). Cook doubled to right field (0-0); Shepherd advanced to third. Willcutt doubled to right center, 2 RBI (0-0); Cook scored; Shepherd scored. King fouled out to 3b (1-0). Hoffpauir struck out looking (3-2). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 1st - Bourn grounded out to 3b (0-1). Tully grounded out to ss (1-2). Cho grounded out to 2b (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Southern Mississippi 2nd - Benson grounded out to 3b (2-2). Lowery grounded out to p (1-2). Griffin walked (3-2). Shepherd struck out (0-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 2nd - Papavasiliou flied out to lf (0-1). Bruce grounded out to ss (1-1). Farrington walked (3-1). Lucas singled through the left side (3-2); Farrington advanced to third. Musslewhite singled to center field, RBI (1-0); Lucas advanced to third; Farrington scored. Logan reached on a fielder's choice (1-0); Musslewhite out at second ss to 2b. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Southern Mississippi 3rd - Maddox tripled to right center (1-1). Cook singled up the middle, RBI (1-0); Maddox scored. Willcutt singled up the middle (1-2); Cook advanced to second, advanced to third on a fielding error by cf. King reached on a fielder's choice, RBI (0-2); Willcutt out at second 1b to ss; Cook scored. Hoffpauir doubled down the lf line, RBI (3-2); King scored. Flores to p for Henderson. Benson struck out looking (0-2). Lowery flied out to cf (0-0). 3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

    Houston 3rd - Bourn tripled to left center (0-0). Tully grounded out to 3b (2-2). Cho flied out to lf, SF, RBI (1-0); Bourn scored. Papavasiliou grounded out to 2b (1-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Southern Mississippi 4th - Griffin flied out to cf (1-2). Shepherd struck out (0-2). Maddox homered to right field, RBI (1-1). Cook homered to right center, RBI (0-0). Willcutt singled to shortstop (1-1). King homered to center field, 2 RBI (1-0); Willcutt scored. Hoffpauir fouled out to c (0-0). 4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston 4th - Bruce struck out (2-2). Farrington singled to left field (3-2). Lucas singled down the rf line (0-1); Farrington advanced to third. Musslewhite fouled out to rf (0-2). Bott to c for Logan. Bott singled to center field, RBI (1-0); Lucas advanced to second; Farrington scored. Bourn flied out to lf (3-2). 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Southern Mississippi 5th - Israel pinch hit for Benson. Israel walked (3-1). Lowery grounded out to 3b (0-0); Israel advanced to second. Griffin flied out to rf (2-0). Shepherd singled to right field, RBI (1-0); Israel scored. Maddox homered to left field, 2 RBI (1-1); Shepherd scored. Cook doubled down the rf line (1-1). Martin to p for Flores. Willcutt grounded out to p (2-1). 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 5th - Tully grounded out to p (1-0). Cho grounded out to ss (2-0). Papavasiliou grounded out to 3b (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Southern Mississippi 6th - King singled to center field (1-2). Hoffpauir lined out to 3b (0-0). Israel struck out (2-2). Lowery flied out to rf (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 6th - Bruce walked (3-2). Farrington popped up to ss (3-2). Lucas struck out looking (2-2). Musslewhite flied out to cf (1-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Southern Mississippi 7th - Griffin flied out to rf (0-1). Shepherd grounded out to p (1-2). Maddox grounded out to ss (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston 7th - Russum to p for Castleman. Bott struck out (1-2). Bourn flied out to lf (2-2). Tully grounded out to ss (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Southern Mississippi 8th - Roberts to p for Martin. Cook grounded out to p (1-2). Willcutt grounded out to 3b (0-2). King walked (3-0). Hoffpauir flied out to cf (1-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 8th - Cho flied out to cf (0-0). Papavasiliou walked (3-2). Mitchell, S. pinch hit for Bruce. Mitchell, S. struck out looking (2-2). Farrington struck out (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Southern Mississippi 9th - Buchanan to 2b for Mitchell, S.. Harris to p for Roberts. Israel walked (3-1). Lowery struck out (0-2). Griffin walked (3-0); Israel advanced to second. Shepherd walked (3-1); Griffin advanced to second; Israel advanced to third. Maddox doubled to center field, RBI (0-1); Shepherd advanced to third; Griffin scored; Israel scored. Cook flied out to cf, SF, RBI (2-2); Shepherd scored. Willcutt struck out (3-2). 3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 9th - Tubb to p for Russum. Lucas doubled to center field (1-1). Musslewhite grounded out to 3b (0-2); Lucas advanced to third. Bott struck out (1-2). Bourn struck out (2-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

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