Bruce Spearheads Baseball Offensive Explosion at NCAA Regional

    May 31, 2003

    Recap

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -

                             2003 Houston Cougars Baseball
                                 Houston vs #23 Alabama
                   May 31, 2003 at College Station, TX (Olsen Field)
    

    Houston 16 (34-28)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Michael Bourn cf......... 3 3 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 .317 Gabe Lucas lf............ 5 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 3 .290 Sam Mitchell rf......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 Hyung Cho 3b............. 3 3 2 1 3 0 1 2 0 .358 Cole Bruce 1b/2b......... 4 4 3 4 1 1 1 2 0 .279 Brad Sullivan 2b......... 3 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 .471 Thanos Papavasiliou 1b.. 2 1 2 4 1 0 1 0 0 .263 Travis Tully dh.......... 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .360 Stuart Musslewhite ss.... 6 0 1 2 0 1 3 3 0 .267 Matt Farrington rf/lf.... 4 0 1 0 2 1 5 0 3 .288 Brett Logan c............ 5 1 0 0 1 2 11 1 3 .142 Garrett Mock p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - Brian Henderson p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - Totals................... 40 16 17 15 10 7 27 10 11

    Alabama 8 (38-24)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Travis Garner cf......... 6 1 3 2 0 1 3 0 0 .365 Adam Pavkovich ss........ 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 4 2 .338 Beau Hearod rf........... 5 0 2 1 1 2 2 0 4 .346 Zac Welch 1b............. 3 0 0 0 1 1 9 0 2 .333 Nathan Meiners 1b....... 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .264 Al Hecklinski dh......... 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .301 Grant Redding lf........ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 Ryan Beagle lf/p......... 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 .311 Dewayne Marlowe p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Brandon Avalos ph....... 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .243 Jacob Legg p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Charlie Lyons c.......... 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 2 .270 John Marshall ph/c...... 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 - Allen Rice 2b............ 3 1 2 0 1 0 2 6 0 .259 Trey Moody ph........... 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 Evan Bush 3b............. 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .152 Gabe Scott ph........... 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 Jeffrey Norris p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 - Taylor Tankersley p..... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - Brian Reed p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Totals................... 35 8 10 6 10 8 27 13 13

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Houston............. 011 053 330 - 16 17 2 Alabama............. 100 130 201 - 8 10 1 -------------------------------------------

    E - Sullivan(6); Musslewhite(16); Pavkovich(21). DP - Houston 1; Alabama 1. LOB - Houston 11; Alabama 13. 2B - Lucas(7); Bruce(10); Garner(15); Hearod(18); Beagle(5); Scott(2). 3B - Bourn(3); Bruce(1). HR - Bruce(7); Papavasiliou(4). HBP - Bourn; Hecklinski. SH - Lucas(11); Tully(6). SF - Bruce(3); Pavkovich(6); Hecklinski(1). SB - Bourn(21); Cho 2(5); Tully(12).

    Houston IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Garrett Mock........ 4.1 6 5 4 6 3 20 28 104 4.45 Brian Henderson..... 4.2 4 3 3 4 5 15 20 74 4.40

    Alabama IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Jeffrey Norris...... 2.1 3 2 1 2 1 9 12 38 5.32 Taylor Tankersley... 2.0 4 5 4 3 2 8 13 51 5.78 Brian Reed.......... 1.2 5 6 6 3 0 10 13 44 4.07 Ryan Beagle......... 1.2 2 2 2 2 4 7 10 45 6.08 Dewayne Marlowe..... 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 3 3 9 2.70 Jacob Legg.......... 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 7 3.38

    Win - Henderson (5-4). Loss - Tankersley (7-5). Save - None. WP - Henderson(5). HBP - by Mock (Hecklinski); by Beagle (Bourn). BK - Tankersley(4). PB - Logan 2(7); Lyons 2(9). Inherited runners/scored: Henderson 3/1; Tankersley 2/1; Reed 1/0; Beagle 1/1; Marlowe 2/2. Pitches/strikes: Mock 104/58; Henderson 74/46; Norris 38/21; Tankersley 51/27; Reed 44/22; Beagle 45/26; Marlowe 9/6; Legg 7/6. Umpires - HP: Randy Harvey 1B: Nelson Graham 2B: Arthur Schmidt 3B: Tony Manners Start: 6:59 pm Time: 3:52 Attendance: 3529 Game notes: UH head coach Rayner Noble ejected in bottom of first by plate umpire Randy Harvey. Reed faced 3 batters in the 7th. Game: UHBASE62


    Play-by-Play

                             2003 Houston Cougars Baseball
                         Houston vs #23 Alabama - Play-by-Play
                   May 31, 2003 at College Station, TX (Olsen Field)
    

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Houston............. 011 053 330 - 16 17 2 Alabama............. 100 130 201 - 8 10 1 -------------------------------------------

    Houston starters: 2/cf Bourn; 12/lf Lucas; 1/3b Cho; 14/1b Bruce; 20/2b Sullivan; 23/dh Tully; 7/ss Musslewhite; 15/rf Farrington; 27/c Logan; 9/p Mock; Alabama starters: 11/cf Garner; 4/ss Pavkovich; 5/rf Hearod; 12/1b Welch; 24/dh Hecklinski; 16/lf Beagle; 37/c Lyons; 6/2b Rice; 14/3b Bush; 9/p Norris;

    Houston 1st - Bourn grounded out to 2b (0-1). Lucas struck out looking (1-2). Cho out at first p to 2b to 1b (1-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Alabama 1st - Garner doubled down the lf line (1-2). Pavkovich flied out to rf (0-0). Hearod walked (3-2). Welch walked (3-2); Hearod advanced to second; Garner advanced to third. Hecklinski flied out to rf, SF, RBI (1-0); Hearod advanced to third; Garner scored. Beagle flied out to cf (0-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston 2nd - Bruce homered to right field, RBI (1-1). Sullivan singled through the left side (2-0). Tully grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (0-0); Sullivan advanced to second. Musslewhite flied out to rf (2-0). Farrington walked (3-2). Logan reached on a fielder's choice (0-0); Farrington out at second ss to 2b. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Alabama 2nd - Lyons walked (3-0). Rice grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-1); Lyons advanced to second. Bush walked (3-2). Garner struck out looking (2-2). Lyons advanced to third on a passed ball. Pavkovich flied out to rf (2-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston 3rd - Bourn grounded out to 2b (1-2). Lucas singled through the left side (1-2). Cho walked (3-0); Lucas advanced to second. Tankersley to p for Norris. Cho advanced to second; Lucas advanced to third on a passed ball. Bruce flied out to cf, SF, RBI (3-2); Cho advanced to third; Lucas scored, unearned. Sullivan struck out (1-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Alabama 3rd - Hearod struck out (1-2). Welch flied out to cf (0-1). Hecklinski reached on a fielding error by ss (0-0). Beagle singled to left field (3-1); Hecklinski advanced to second. Lyons reached on a fielder's choice (2-0); Beagle out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.

    Houston 4th - Tully singled through the left side (0-0). Tully advanced to second on a balk. Musslewhite fouled out to c (2-0). Farrington grounded out to 2b (0-1); Tully advanced to third. Logan struck out (1-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Alabama 4th - Rice singled to left field (0-0). Bush reached on a fielder's choice (0-2); Rice out at second 1b to ss. Garner out at first 1b to p (1-1); Bush advanced to second. Pavkovich walked (3-0). Hearod singled up the middle, RBI (1-2); Pavkovich advanced to third; Bush scored. Welch struck out (2-2). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston 5th - Bourn walked (3-0). Lucas grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (0-1); Bourn advanced to second. Cho walked (3-2). Cho stole second; Bourn stole third. Bruce intentionally walked (3-1). Sullivan singled to right field, RBI (0-1); Bruce advanced to second; Cho advanced to third; Bourn scored. Tully singled to shortstop, RBI (2-2); Sullivan advanced to third; Bruce advanced to third, scored on a throwing error by ss; Cho scored. Tully stole second. Musslewhite singled through the left side, 2 RBI (3-2); Tully scored, unearned; Sullivan scored. Reed to p for Tankersley. Farrington walked (3-0); Musslewhite advanced to second. Logan flied out to cf (2-2). Farrington advanced to second; Musslewhite advanced to third on a passed ball. Bourn walked (3-2). Lucas grounded out to 2b (1-1). 5 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB.

    Alabama 5th - Hecklinski hit by pitch (0-0). Beagle doubled to right center, RBI (0-1); Hecklinski scored. Marhsall pinch hit for Lyons. Marhsall reached on a throwing error by 2b (0-1); Beagle advanced to third. Rice walked (3-0); Marhsall advanced to second. Bush fouled out to c (3-2). Garner singled up the middle, RBI (1-1); Rice advanced to second; Marhsall advanced to third; Beagle scored. Bruce to 2b. Papavasiliou to 1b for Sullivan. Henderson to p for Mock. Garner advanced to second; Rice advanced to third; Marhsall scored on a passed ball, unearned. Pavkovich walked (3-2). Hearod grounded into double play 3b to c to 1b (1-2); Pavkovich advanced to second; Garner advanced to third; Rice out on the play. 3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

    Houston 6th - Marhsall to c. Cho singled to right field (0-0). Bruce doubled to right field (2-2); Cho advanced to third. Papavasiliou homered to right field, 3 RBI (0-0); Bruce scored; Cho scored. Tully grounded out to ss (2-1). Musslewhite flied out to cf (2-2). Farrington grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-1). 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Alabama 6th - Welch flied out to rf (2-2). Hecklinski struck out (1-2). Beagle struck out (0-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston 7th - Meiners to 1b for Welch. Logan walked (3-0). Bourn tripled to left center, RBI (0-0); Logan scored. Lucas doubled down the rf line, RBI (1-0); Bourn scored. Redding to lf for Hecklinski. Beagle to p. / for Reed. Cho singled through the right side, RBI (2-2); Lucas scored. Bruce struck out looking (2-2). Cho stole second. Papavasiliou walked (3-0). Tully singled to second base (2-2); Papavasiliou advanced to second; Cho advanced to third. Musslewhite struck out (1-2). Farrington struck out looking (2-2). 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

    Alabama 7th - Marhsall walked (3-2). Rice singled to center field (1-0); Marhsall advanced to second. Bush reached on a fielder's choice (0-0); Rice advanced to second; Marhsall out at third ss to 3b. Garner singled to right center, RBI (2-2); Bush advanced to third; Rice scored. Pavkovich flied out to cf, SF, RBI (0-0); Bush scored. Hearod doubled down the lf line (0-1); Garner advanced to third, out at home lf to ss to 3b to c. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 8th - Logan struck out (1-2). Bourn hit by pitch (0-1). Lucas flied out to rf (0-1). Cho walked (3-2); Bourn advanced to second. Marlowe to p for Beagle. Bruce tripled to center field, 2 RBI (0-0); Cho scored; Bourn scored. Papavasiliou singled to left field, RBI (3-2); Bruce scored. Tully grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-0). 3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Alabama 8th - Mitchell, S. to rf for Lucas. Farrington to lf. Meiners struck out (2-2). Redding flied out to lf (1-2). Avalos pinch hit for Marlowe. Avalos struck out looking (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston 9th - Legg to p for Avalos. Musslewhite grounded out to ss (0-0). Farrington singled to center field (1-2). Logan grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b (0-1); Farrington out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Alabama 9th - Marhsall walked (3-0). Moody pinch hit for Rice. Moody reached on a fielder's choice (0-2); Marhsall out at second p to ss. Scott pinch hit for Bush. Scott doubled down the lf line (0-0); Moody advanced to third. Garner lined out to ss (0-0). Scott advanced to third; Moody scored on a wild pitch. Pavkovich walked (3-1). Hearod struck out (1-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

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