Rice Forces Deciding Game at Baseball Super Regional

    June 8, 2003

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                             2003 Houston Cougars Baseball
                                 #1 Rice at #17 Houston
                     June 8, 2003 at Houston, Texas (Reckling Park)
    

    Rice 10 (52-11)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Chris Kolkhorst lf....... 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .349 Dane Bubela rf........... 3 3 1 0 3 2 1 0 0 .305 Vincent Sinisi 1b........ 6 1 2 3 0 0 7 0 4 .359 Austin Davis cf.......... 3 1 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 .345 Enrique Cruz 2b.......... 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 3 0 .355 Matt Ueckert dh.......... 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 Matt Emerson ph......... 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .071 Paul Janish ss........... 5 1 2 1 0 2 2 2 4 .314 Craig Stansberry 3b...... 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 3 1 .309 Justin Ruchti c.......... 5 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 0 .283 Jeff Niemann p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - Colin Matheny p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Josh Baker p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Totals................... 37 10 10 9 8 5 27 11 11

    Houston 2 (37-29)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Michael Bourn cf......... 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 0 0 .331 Travis Tully dh.......... 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .350 Hyung Cho 3b............. 2 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 .366 Cole Bruce 2b/1b......... 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 0 .284 Matt Farrington rf....... 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .276 Sam Mitchell ph/rf...... 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 Thanos Papavasiliou 1b... 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 2 2 .258 Greg Buchanan ph/2b..... 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 .122 Gabe Lucas lf............ 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .272 Stuart Musslewhite ss.... 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 .264 Brett Logan c............ 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 .150 Brad Sullivan p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .370 Rickey Putman p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Bryan Harris p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Taylor Gartz p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Justin Vaclavik p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - Travis Mays p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Totals................... 33 2 6 2 5 14 27 8 9

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Rice................ 301 103 110 - 10 10 0 Houston............. 100 000 010 - 2 6 2 -------------------------------------------

    E - Cho(18); Sullivan(7). LOB - Rice 11; Houston 9. 2B - Davis 2(23); Janish(13); Tully(9). HR - Sinisi(9); Cruz(10); Janish(4); Stansberry(6). HBP - Kolkhorst 2; Cruz. SB - Kolkhorst(8); Bourn(23).

    Rice IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Jeff Niemann........ 7.0 4 1 1 4 12 25 29 122 1.63 Colin Matheny....... 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 4 5 19 2.29 Josh Baker.......... 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 4 4 11 3.29

    Houston IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Brad Sullivan....... 4.0 4 5 4 2 2 17 21 76 2.91 Rickey Putman....... 1.2 1 1 1 1 1 5 7 28 5.87 Bryan Harris........ 0.0 2 2 2 2 0 2 4 16 5.09 Taylor Gartz........ 1.0 1 1 1 2 2 4 6 25 9.64 Justin Vaclavik..... 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 6 6 16 14.09 Travis Mays......... 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 14 1.69

    Win - Niemann (16-0). Loss - Sullivan (6-8). Save - None. HBP - by Sullivan (Kolkhorst); by Sullivan (Kolkhorst); by Putman (Cruz). Inherited runners/scored: Harris 1/1; Gartz 2/0; Vaclavik 2/0. Pitches/strikes: Niemann 122/78; Matheny 19/9; Baker 11/7; Sullivan 76/47; Putman 28/13; Harris 16/6; Gartz 25/12; Vaclavik 16/8; Mays 14/7. Umpires - HP: Mike Conlin 1B: Steve Manders 2B: Mark Chapman 3B: Randy Bruns Start: 2:07 pm Time: 3:15 Attendance: 4435 Harris faced 4 batters in the 6th. Game: UHBASE66


    Play-by-Play

                             2003 Houston Cougars Baseball
                         #1 Rice at #17 Houston - Play-by-Play
                     June 8, 2003 at Houston, Texas (Reckling Park)
    

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Rice................ 301 103 110 - 10 10 0 Houston............. 100 000 010 - 2 6 2 -------------------------------------------

    Rice starters: 7/lf Kolkhorst; 16/rf Bubela; 27/1b Sinisi; 9/cf Davis; 13/2b Cruz; 22/dh Ueckert; 11/ss Janish; 23/3b Stansberry; 19/c Ruchti; 33/p Niemann; Houston starters: 2/cf Bourn; 23/dh Tully; 1/3b Cho; 14/2b Bruce; 15/rf Farrington; 25/1b Papavasiliou; 12/lf Lucas; 7/ss Musslewhite; 27/c Logan; 20/p Sullivan;

    Rice 1st - Kolkhorst hit by pitch (2-2). Kolkhorst advanced to second on a throwing error by p, failed pickoff attempt. Bubela walked (3-1). Sinisi popped up to ss (0-1). Davis doubled to center field, 2 RBI (1-0); Bubela scored; Kolkhorst scored. Cruz reached on a fielding error by 3b, advanced to second (1-0); Davis scored, unearned. Ueckert flied out to cf (1-1). Janish struck out (1-2). 3 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 1st - Bourn walked (3-2). Tully singled through the right side (0-2); Bourn advanced to third. Cho singled up the middle, RBI (0-0); Tully advanced to second; Bourn scored. Bruce struck out (0-2). Farrington popped up to 3b (3-1). Papavasiliou struck out (1-2). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Rice 2nd - Stansberry flied out to cf (1-2). Ruchti grounded out to 3b (0-2). Kolkhorst fouled out to c (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston 2nd - Lucas struck out looking (2-2). Musslewhite struck out looking (0-2). Logan grounded out to p (0-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Rice 3rd - Bubela singled through the right side (1-2). Sinisi singled up the middle (0-1); Bubela advanced to second. Davis walked (3-1); Sinisi advanced to second; Bubela advanced to third. Cruz popped up to 3b (0-1). Ueckert out at first 1b to p, RBI (0-2); Davis advanced to second; Sinisi advanced to third; Bubela scored. Janish grounded out to ss (3-2). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston 3rd - Bourn struck out, out at first c to 1b (2-2). Tully doubled through the left side (3-2). Cho walked (3-1). Bruce struck out (1-2). Farrington reached on a fielder's choice (2-1); Cho out at second 2b to ss. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Rice 4th - Stansberry homered, RBI (0-1). Ruchti popped up to 2b (2-1). Kolkhorst hit by pitch (0-1). Kolkhorst stole second. Bubela struck out (1-2). Sinisi popped up to 2b (3-1). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 4th - Papavasiliou grounded out to 2b (1-0). Lucas struck out looking (1-2). Musslewhite struck out (0-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Rice 5th - Putman to p for Sullivan. Davis doubled down the rf line (3-2). Davis out at second ss unassisted, picked off. Cruz hit by pitch (0-0). Ueckert grounded out to 2b (2-1); Cruz advanced to third. Janish struck out (1-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 5th - Logan grounded out to 3b (1-2). Bourn singled through the right side (2-1). Tully flied out to rf (3-1). Bourn stole second. Cho struck out (1-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Rice 6th - Stansberry flied out to rf (2-2). Ruchti popped up to 1b (2-0). Kolkhorst walked (3-1). Harris to p for Putman. Bubela walked (3-0); Kolkhorst advanced to second. Sinisi homered, 3 RBI (1-1); Bubela scored; Kolkhorst scored. Davis walked (3-2). Cruz singled through the right side (1-1); Davis advanced to second. Gartz to p for Harris. Emerson pinch hit for Ueckert. Emerson struck out (2-2). 3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston 6th - Bruce struck out (1-2). Farrington struck out looking (2-2). Papavasiliou grounded out to 3b (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Rice 7th - Janish homered to left field, RBI (2-1). Stansberry walked (3-2). Ruchti flied out to cf (0-0). Kolkhorst walked (3-1); Stansberry advanced to second. Bubela struck out (1-2). Vaclavik to p for Gartz. Sinisi flied out to cf (1-1). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston 7th - Lucas flied out to cf (0-1). Musslewhite grounded out to ss (1-0). Logan walked (3-2). Bourn walked (3-2); Logan advanced to second. Tully struck out, out at first c to 1b (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Rice 8th - Davis out at first 1b to p (0-0). Cruz homered to left field, RBI (1-0). Emerson flied out to rf (3-1). Janish doubled to left field (2-0). Stansberry grounded out to 2b (1-0). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 8th - Matheny to p for Niemann. Cho walked (3-1). Bruce struck out (3-2). Mitchell, S. pinch hit for Farrington. Mitchell, S. reached on a fielder's choice (3-2); Cho out at second 3b to 2b. Buchanan pinch hit for Papavasiliou. Mitchell, S. advanced to second. Buchanan singled to right center, RBI (0-0); Mitchell, S. scored. Lucas flied out to cf (0-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Rice 9th - Bruce to 1b. Mitchell, S. to rf. Buchanan to 2b. Mays to p for Vaclavik. Ruchti grounded out to 2b (0-0). Kolkhorst grounded out to 2b (0-1). Bubela walked (3-1). Sinisi flied out to cf (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 9th - Baker to p. Musslewhite singled through the left side (1-0). Logan struck out (2-2). Bourn reached on a fielder's choice (1-1); Musslewhite out at second 2b to ss. Tully reached on a fielder's choice (0-0); Bourn out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

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