BASEBALL CLAIMS C-USA CHAMPIONSHIP

    May 18, 2002

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                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                                TCU at Houston (Game 1)
                     May 18, 2002 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    TCU 2 (29-26,19-10 C-USA)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Chris Meeks lf........... 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .352 Levi Robinson ss......... 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .278 Terry Trofholz rf........ 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .447 Walter Olmstead 1b....... 3 1 0 0 0 1 8 1 1 .305 Jake Duncan dh........... 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .322 Mike Settle 3b........... 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 .298 Marshall Wilson cf....... 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 .281 Will Lewis 2b............ 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 .282 Justin Hatcher c......... 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .248 Shaff Elkouri c/ph...... 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .337 Jonathan Marshall c..... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 Patrick Newburn p........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - Chris Osentowski p...... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - Josh Gardner p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Totals................... 25 2 4 1 3 4 18 8 8

    Houston 4 (40-14,21-7 C-USA)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Michael Bourn cf......... 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 .324 Keith Whatley lf......... 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .315 Anthony Scalise lf...... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 Chris Snyder c........... 3 1 1 3 0 0 4 0 1 .347 Brett Cooley 1b/3b....... 1 1 0 0 2 1 6 1 0 .342 Thanos Papavasiliou dh... 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .356 Daron Bertillion 1b..... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .257 Jesse Crain ss/p......... 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .323 Hyung Cho 2b/3b.......... 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 .271 Cole Bruce 3b............ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .342 Cameron Blair 2b........ 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 - Sam Mitchell rf.......... 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 2 .300 Gene Flores p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 - Nathan Mitchell p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Brian Henderson p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - Totals................... 19 4 4 4 6 1 21 5 6

    Score by Innings R H E ----------------------------------------- TCU................. 000 020 0 - 2 4 2 Houston............. 000 130 X - 4 4 3 -----------------------------------------

    E - Lewis(8); Newburn(1); Cooley(9); Cho(19); Bruce(5). DP - TCU 2; Houston 1. LOB - TCU 8; Houston 6. HR - Snyder(12). HBP - Olmstead. SH - Robinson(9); Trofholz(11); Crain(2); Blair(1). SF - Blair(1). SB - Robinson(16); Bourn(30); Whatley(6).

    TCU IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Patrick Newburn..... 4.0 2 3 3 5 0 13 20 78 4.79 Chris Osentowski.... 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 5 7 18 7.40 Josh Gardner........ 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 2.73

    Houston IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Gene Flores......... 4.1 4 1 0 1 1 17 20 64 4.29 Nathan Mitchell..... 0.1 0 1 1 2 0 1 4 15 2.47 Brian Henderson..... 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 17 5.30 Jesse Crain......... 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 10 0.00

    Win - Henderson (2-0). Loss - Newburn (4-3). Save - Crain (9). WP - Henderson(2). HBP - by Mitchell, N. (Olmstead). Inherited runners/scored: Osentowski 2/2; Gardner 2/0; Mitchell, N. 1/1; Henderson 3/1. Pitches/strikes: Newburn 78/38; Osentowski 18/12; Gardner 4/2; Flores 64/43; Mitchell, N. 15/5; Henderson 17/11; Crain 10/7. Umpires - HP: Don Novak 1B: Hal Rozzelle 3B: Dan O'Connell Start: 1:11 pm Time: 1:58 Attendance: Game notes: Cougars win third Conference USA regular season championship in last four years. Newburn faced 2 batters in the 5th. Game: UHBASE54


    Play-by-Play

                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                         TCU at Houston (Game 1) - Play-by-Play
                     May 18, 2002 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    Score by Innings R H E ----------------------------------------- TCU................. 000 020 0 - 2 4 2 Houston............. 000 130 X - 4 4 3 -----------------------------------------

    TCU starters: 15/lf Meeks; 5/ss Robinson; 25/rf Trofholz; 53/1b Olmstead; 7/dh Duncan; 24/3b Settle; 9/cf Wilson; 1/2b Lewis; 16/c Hatcher; 22/p Newburn;

    Houston starters: 2/cf Bourn; 17/lf Whatley; 18/c Snyder; 13/1b Cooley; 25/dh Papavasiliou; 27/ss Crain; 1/2b Cho; 14/3b Bruce; 8/rf Mitchell, S.; 10/p Flores;

    TCU - inning 1

    Meeks flied out to cf (1-1). Robinson singled to left center (1-2). Trofholz grounded out to p (0-0); Robinson advanced to second. Olmstead grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 1

    Bourn grounded out to 1b unassisted (2-1). Whatley singled to left field (1-1). Snyder reached on a fielder's choice (2-0); Whatley advanced to second on a fielding error by 2b. Cooley walked (3-1); Snyder advanced to second; Whatley advanced to third. Papavasiliou grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b (3-2); Cooley out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.

    TCU - inning 2

    Duncan grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-1). Settle reached on a fielding error by 3b (1-2). Wilson walked (3-0); Settle advanced to second. Lewis popped up to p (0-0). Hatcher reached on a fielding error by 2b (1-2); Wilson advanced to second; Settle advanced to third. Meeks flied out to rf (1-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 3 LOB.

    Houston - inning 2

    Crain flied out to 2b (1-0). Cho grounded out to 2b (3-2). Bruce grounded out to 2b (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    TCU - inning 3

    Robinson singled to left field (0-1). Trofholz grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (0-0); Robinson advanced to second. Olmstead flied out to rf (3-2). Robinson stole third. Duncan flied out to cf (3-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 3

    Mitchell, S. flied out to rf (2-2). Bourn grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-0). Whatley singled to center field (1-1). Snyder grounded out to 3b (1-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    TCU - inning 4

    Cho to 3b. Blair to 2b for Bruce. Settle struck out (1-2). Wilson singled to left field (0-0). Lewis singled to right field (1-1); Wilson advanced to second. Hatcher grounded into double play 3b to 1b (1-0); Wilson out on the play. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 4

    Cooley walked (3-1). Papavasiliou reached on a fielder's choice (1-0); Cooley advanced to second on a throwing error by p. Crain out at first p to 2b, SAC, bunt (0-1); Papavasiliou advanced to second; Cooley advanced to third. Cho walked (3-0). Blair flied out to rf, SF, RBI (1-2); Cho advanced to second; Papavasiliou advanced to third; Cooley scored. Mitchell, S. flied out to cf (0-2). 1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

    TCU - inning 5

    Meeks reached on a throwing error by 1b (1-2). Robinson grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (1-0); Meeks advanced to second. Mitchell, N. to p for Flores. Trofholz flied out to rf (1-2). Olmstead hit by pitch (0-0). Duncan walked (3-1); Olmstead advanced to second; Meeks advanced to third. Settle walked, RBI (3-1); Duncan advanced to second; Olmstead advanced to third; Meeks scored, unearned. Henderson to p for Mitchell, N.. Settle advanced to second on a wild pitch; Duncan advanced to third; Olmstead scored, team unearned. Wilson flied out to rf (0-0). 2 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 5

    Bourn walked (3-1). Whatley walked (3-0); Bourn advanced to second. Osentowski to p for Newburn. Whatley stole second; Bourn stole third. Snyder homered to right field, 3 RBI (1-1); Whatley scored; Bourn scored. Cooley struck out (1-2). Papavasiliou grounded out to 2b (0-2). Crain flied out to lf (0-0). 3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    TCU - inning 6

    Lewis struck out (2-2). Elkouri to c for Hatcher. Elkouri pinch hit. Elkouri lined out to p (2-2). Meeks popped up to 2b (2-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 6

    Marshall to c for Elkouri. Cho singled to center field (0-0). Blair grounded out to p unassisted, SAC, bunt (0-0); Cho advanced to second. Mitchell, S. walked (3-1). Gardner to p for Osentowski. Bourn grounded into double play 1b to ss (2-1); Mitchell, S. out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    TCU - inning 7

    Scalise to lf for Whatley. Cooley to 3b. Bertillion to 1b for Papavasiliou. Crain to p. Cho to ss. / for Henderson. Robinson grounded out to 3b (1-0). Trofholz struck out (0-2). Olmstead struck out looking (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                                TCU at Houston (Game 2)
                     May 18, 2002 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    TCU 1 (29-27,19-11 C-USA)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Will Lewis 2b............ 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 Shaff Elkouri ss......... 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 Terry Trofholz rf........ 3 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 2 Jared Lundeen dh......... 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 Walter Olmstead 1b....... 3 0 0 0 0 3 6 2 0 Mike Settle 3b........... 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 Jonathan Marshall c...... 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 Marshall Wilson cf....... 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 Jeff Reed lf............. 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 Kyle Shoemaker p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Clint Mokry p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Ryan Weems p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals................... 25 1 6 1 2 6 18 9 6

    Houston 6 (41-14,22-7 C-USA)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Michael Bourn cf......... 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 Anthony Scalise dh....... 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 Chris Snyder 1b/c........ 4 1 2 0 0 0 12 0 2 Brett Cooley rf/1b....... 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 Jesse Crain ss........... 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 Cole Bruce 3b............ 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 Gabe Lucas lf............ 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 Daron Bertillion c....... 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 0 Sam Mitchell pr/rf...... 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cameron Blair 2b......... 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 Keith Whatley p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Ryan Wagner p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Taylor Gartz p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Matt Hooper p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Austin Faught p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Nathan Mitchell p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals................... 24 6 8 5 4 0 21 11 6

    Score by Innings R H E ----------------------------------------- TCU................. 000 100 0 - 1 6 2 Houston............. 000 402 X - 6 8 0 -----------------------------------------

    E - Settle(7); Marshall(2). DP - Houston 1. LOB - TCU 6; Houston 6. 2B - Wilson(16); Snyder(13). HR - Lundeen(1). SH - Lewis(3); Blair(2). SF - Lucas(2). SB - Bruce(2). CS - Bourn(10).

    TCU IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP -------------------------------------------------- Kyle Shoemaker...... 4.0 5 4 2 2 0 15 19 53 Clint Mokry......... 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 12 Ryan Weems.......... 1.0 2 2 2 2 0 5 7 23

    Houston IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP -------------------------------------------------- Keith Whatley....... 2.0 2 0 0 2 1 7 9 41 Ryan Wagner......... 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 10 Taylor Gartz........ 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 4 4 15 Matt Hooper......... 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 4 5 12 Austin Faught....... 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 12 Nathan Mitchell..... 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 4 4 16

    Win - Gartz (1-1). Loss - Shoemaker (7-5). Save - None. WP - Mitchell, N.(2). Inherited runners/scored: None. Pitches/strikes: Shoemaker 53/30; Mokry 12/8; Weems 23/12; Whatley 41/25; Wagner 10/7; Gartz 15/10; Hooper 12/10; Faught 12/8; Mitchell, N. 16/11. Umpires - HP: Hal Rozzelle 1B: Dan O'Connell 3B: Don Novak Start: 3:52 pm Time: 1:56 Attendance: 1345 Game: UHBASE55


    Play-by-Play

                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                         TCU at Houston (Game 2) - Play-by-Play
                     May 18, 2002 at Houston, Texas (Cougar Field)
    

    Score by Innings R H E ----------------------------------------- TCU................. 000 100 0 - 1 6 2 Houston............. 000 402 X - 6 8 0 -----------------------------------------

    TCU starters: 1/2b Lewis; 10/ss Elkouri; 25/rf Trofholz; 48/dh Lundeen; 53/1b Olmstead; 24/3b Settle; 45/c Marshall; 9/cf Wilson; 11/lf Reed; 19/p Shoemaker;

    Houston starters: 2/cf Bourn; 11/dh Scalise; 18/1b Snyder; 13/rf Cooley; 27/ss Crain; 14/3b Bruce; 12/lf Lucas; 29/c Bertillion; 4/2b Blair; 17/p Whatley;

    TCU - inning 1

    Lewis flied out to rf (0-1). Elkouri walked (3-1). Trofholz singled to third base (2-2); Elkouri advanced to second. Lundeen grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b (2-1); Trofholz out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 1

    Bourn singled up the middle (3-1). Bourn out at second p to 1b to ss, caught stealing. Scalise grounded out to ss (1-2). Snyder flied out to rf (2-1). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    TCU - inning 2

    Olmstead struck out, out at first c to 1b (0-2). Settle singled to center field (1-2). Marshall walked (3-2); Settle advanced to second. Wilson flied out to cf (2-2); Marshall advanced to second; Settle advanced to third. Reed grounded out to p (1-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 2

    Cooley flied out to lf (0-0). Crain grounded out to 3b (1-0). Bruce flied out to rf (1-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    TCU - inning 3

    Wagner to p for Whatley. Lewis flied out to lf (2-2). Elkouri grounded out to ss (1-0). Trofholz popped up to 1b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 3

    Lucas singled to third base, bunt (0-0). Bertillion flied out to rf (1-0). Blair flied out to rf (1-2). Bourn walked (3-1); Lucas advanced to second. Scalise grounded out to ss (3-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    TCU - inning 4

    Gartz to p for Wagner. Lundeen homered to right field, RBI (0-0). Olmstead struck out (3-2). Settle grounded out to 3b (1-2). Marshall grounded out to p (1-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 4

    Snyder doubled to left center (2-1). Cooley singled to left field (1-1); Snyder advanced to third. Crain reached on an error by 3b, RBI (3-2); Cooley advanced to second; Snyder scored. Bruce singled to third base, bunt (0-0); Crain advanced to second; Cooley advanced to third. Lucas flied out to cf, SF, RBI (0-0); Crain advanced to third; Cooley scored. Bruce stole second, advanced to third on a throwing error by c; Crain scored, unearned. Bertillion walked. Blair out at first 1b to 2b, SAC, bunt, RBI; Bertillion advanced to second; Bruce scored, unearned. Bourn grounded out to 2b (0-0). 4 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB.

    TCU - inning 5

    Hooper to p for Gartz. Wilson doubled to left center (1-1). Reed singled to second base (1-1). Lewis grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (0-0); Reed advanced to second; Wilson advanced to third. Elkouri struck out looking (0-2). Trofholz grounded out to ss (0-1). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 5

    Mokry to p for Shoemaker. Scalise grounded out to p (3-2). Snyder singled to right field. Cooley flied out to rf (1-1). Crain flied out to rf (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    TCU - inning 6

    Faught to p for Hooper. Lundeen flied out to rf (3-2). Olmstead struck out (1-2). Settle grounded out to 3b (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 6

    Weems to p for Mokry. Bruce flied out to rf (1-0). Lucas walked (3-0). Bertillion singled to right field (2-2); Lucas advanced to third. Blair grounded out to 2b, RBI; Bertillion advanced to second; Lucas scored. Mitchell, S. pinch ran for Bertillion. Bourn walked (3-2). Scalise singled up the middle, RBI (0-0); Bourn advanced to third; Mitchell, S. scored. Snyder flied out to cf (0-2). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    TCU - inning 7

    Snyder to c. Cooley to 1b. Mitchell, S. to rf. Mitchell, N. to p for Faught. Marshall singled up the middle (1-2). Wilson struck out (1-2). Marshall advanced to second on a wild pitch. Reed struck out looking (3-2). Lewis grounded out to 3b (0-1). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

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