Baseball Falls to Rice in NCAA Super Regional Championship Game

    June 9, 2003

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                             2003 Houston Cougars Baseball
                                 #1 Rice at #17 Houston
                     June 9, 2003 at Houston, Texas (Reckling Park)
    

    Rice 5 (53-11)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Chris Kolkhorst lf....... 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .350 Craig Stansberry 3b...... 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 .307 Vincent Sinisi 1b........ 3 0 0 0 2 1 10 0 0 .355 Enrique Cruz 2b.......... 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 2 .347 Paul Janish ss........... 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 .310 Austin Davis cf.......... 2 3 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 .346 Matt Emerson dh.......... 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 Matt Ueckert ph......... 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .265 Dane Bubela rf........... 4 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 .304 Justin Ruchti c.......... 4 0 1 1 0 1 7 2 2 .282 Wade Townsend p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .250 David Aardsma p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Totals................... 34 5 7 3 4 7 27 12 8

    Houston 2 (37-30)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Michael Bourn cf......... 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 .330 Matt Farrington rf....... 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .277 Hyung Cho 3b............. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .360 Travis Tully lf.......... 3 0 1 1 1 0 5 0 0 .350 Cole Bruce 2b............ 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 2 .278 Greg Buchanan 2b........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .122 Gabe Lucas ph........... 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .272 Thanos Papavasiliou dh... 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .255 Brad Sullivan 1b......... 3 0 1 0 0 0 5 1 0 .367 Stuart Musslewhite ss.... 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 3 0 .261 Nick Bott c.............. 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .231 Brett Logan c........... 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .149 Brian Henderson p........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - Kevin Roberts p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 Garrett Mock p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - Ryan Wagner p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Totals................... 29 2 4 2 3 9 27 7 4

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Rice................ 020 201 000 - 5 7 1 Houston............. 101 000 000 - 2 4 1 -------------------------------------------

    E - Cruz(13); Bruce(7). DP - Rice 2. LOB - Rice 8; Houston 4. 2B - Stansberry(12); Emerson(1); Sullivan(4). 3B - Bourn(5). HBP - Janish. SH - Ueckert(1). SF - Farrington(3). SB - Stansberry(7); Davis(8).

    Rice IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Wade Townsend....... 8.0 4 2 1 2 9 27 30 127 1.90 David Aardsma....... 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 19 3.25

    Houston IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Brian Henderson..... 3.2 3 4 2 1 1 15 17 56 4.43 Kevin Roberts....... 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 5 6 20 2.63 Garrett Mock........ 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 3 5 14 4.50 Ryan Wagner......... 3.0 2 0 0 1 6 11 12 51 1.93

    Win - Townsend (10-1). Loss - Henderson (5-5). Save - Aardsma (11). HBP - by Henderson (Janish). Inherited runners/scored: Roberts 1/0. Pitches/strikes: Townsend 127/74; Aardsma 19/11; Henderson 56/36; Roberts 20/13; Mock 14/7; Wagner 51/34. Umpires - HP: Steve Manders 1B: Mark Chapman 2B: Randy Bruns 3B: Mike Conlin Start: 12:08 pm Time: 3:00 Attendance: 4417 Game: UHBASE67


    Play-by-Play

                             2003 Houston Cougars Baseball
                         #1 Rice at #17 Houston - Play-by-Play
                     June 9, 2003 at Houston, Texas (Reckling Park)
    

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Rice................ 020 201 000 - 5 7 1 Houston............. 101 000 000 - 2 4 1 -------------------------------------------

    Rice starters: 7/lf Kolkhorst; 23/3b Stansberry; 27/1b Sinisi; 13/2b Cruz; 11/ss Janish; 9/cf Davis; 2/dh Emerson; 16/rf Bubela; 19/c Ruchti; 30/p Townsend; Houston starters: 2/cf Bourn; 15/rf Farrington; 1/3b Cho; 23/lf Tully; 14/2b Bruce; 25/dh Papavasiliou; 20/1b Sullivan; 7/ss Musslewhite; 28/c Bott; 31/p Henderson;

    Rice 1st - Kolkhorst struck out looking (1-2). Stansberry grounded out to 2b (1-2). Sinisi out at first 1b to p (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston 1st - Bourn struck out (3-2). Farrington reached on a throwing error by 2b, advanced to second (3-2). Cho fouled out to 1b (1-1). Tully singled to center field, advanced to second on the throw, RBI (1-1); Farrington scored, unearned. Bruce struck out (1-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

    Rice 2nd - Cruz popped up to ss (0-1). Janish popped up to ss (1-2). Davis walked (3-2). Emerson doubled through the right side (1-0); Davis advanced to third. Bubela reached on a fielding error by 2b (2-1); Emerson scored, unearned; Davis scored, unearned. Ruchti flied out to lf (0-0). 2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

    Houston 2nd - Papavasiliou struck out (2-2). Sullivan doubled through the right side (2-1). Musslewhite struck out (0-2). Bott flied out to cf (2-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Rice 3rd - Kolkhorst grounded out to ss (1-0). Stansberry flied out to lf (2-1). Sinisi grounded out to 2b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston 3rd - Bourn tripled through the right side (2-1). Farrington flied out to rf, SF, RBI (2-1); Bourn scored. Cho flied out to rf (1-0). Tully popped up to p (3-1). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Rice 4th - Cruz grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-0). Janish hit by pitch (1-1). Davis singled through the left side (2-2); Janish advanced to third. Emerson popped up to ss (0-2). Davis stole second. Bubela singled through the right side, 2 RBI (3-2); Davis scored; Janish scored. Roberts to p for Henderson. Ruchti flied out to rf (0-1). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 4th - Bruce struck out, out at first c to 1b (3-2). Papavasiliou grounded out to 2b (0-1). Sullivan fouled out to 1b (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Rice 5th - Kolkhorst singled through the right side (0-1). Stansberry reached on a fielder's choice (1-2); Kolkhorst out at second ss to 2b. Sinisi walked (3-2); Stansberry advanced to second. Cruz flied out to rf (1-1). Janish flied out to cf (1-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston 5th - Musslewhite struck out (1-2). Bott struck out, out at first c to 1b (2-2). Bourn struck out looking (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Rice 6th - Mock to p for Roberts. Davis walked (3-2). Ueckert pinch hit for Emerson. Ueckert grounded out to p, SAC (0-0); Davis advanced to second. Bubela flied out to lf (1-0). Ruchti singled to right center, RBI (1-1); Davis scored. Kolkhorst flied out to lf (1-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 6th - Farrington flied out to cf (1-0). Cho grounded out to ss (1-2). Tully walked (3-1). Bruce struck out (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Rice 7th - Wagner to p for Mock. Buchanan to 2b for Bruce. Logan to c for Bott. Stansberry doubled to left center (1-0). Sinisi struck out (1-2). Cruz struck out (1-2). Janish flied out to lf (0-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston 7th - Papavasiliou walked (3-1). Sullivan reached on a fielder's choice (2-2); Papavasiliou out at second 2b to ss. Musslewhite grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b (0-0); Sullivan out on the play. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Rice 8th - Davis fouled out to ss (1-0). Ueckert struck out (2-2). Bubela struck out (2-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston 8th - Logan grounded out to p (3-2). Bourn flied out to lf (0-0). Farrington singled through the left side (3-2). Cho reached on a fielder's choice (2-1); Farrington out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Rice 9th - Ruchti struck out looking (3-2). Kolkhorst singled to third base (1-2). Stansberry reached on a fielder's choice (0-2); Kolkhorst out at second ss to 2b. Stansberry stole second. Sinisi intentionally walked (3-0). Cruz struck out looking (1-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston 9th - Aardsma to p for Townsend. Tully grounded out to 3b (2-2). Lucas pinch hit for Buchanan. Lucas walked (3-2). Papavasiliou grounded into double play 3b to 2b to 1b (2-2); Lucas out on the play. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

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