Top 25 Tracker: April 29-May 1




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1. VIRGINIA
Last Week: 2-1. Overall: 42-5, 20-4 in ACC (7-2 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-0.
UVa. won a road series against Boston College, its 14th straight weekend series victory. Kenny Swab (3-for-5, 2B, 3B, 5 RBI) led UVa.'s 18-hit assault Friday in support of Danny Hultzen (7 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 8 K), who rebounded from his first loss of the season to improve to 9-1, 1.19. Hultzen had two hits as DH Saturday, when the Eagles broke a 4-4 tie on Anthony Melchionda's walk-off RBI single in the 11th against Justin Thompson (2.2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER). John Hicks (2-for-3, 2B, 3 RBI) led the offense Sunday in support of Will Roberts (8 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 6 K).
RESULTS
April 26: Virginia Commonwealth: CCD
April 29-May 1: @ Boston College: W 17-0, L 5-4 (11 innings), W 4-0
UPCOMING
May 3: @ Virginia Commonwealth
May 13-15: (17) Miami

2. SOUTH CAROLINA
Last Week: 4-0. Overall: 35-8, 17-4 in SEC. (6-3 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 11-0.
The Gamecocks improved to 5-0 without injured All-American Jackie Bradley Jr., sweeping Auburn to remain locked in a three-way tie atop the SEC. Michael Roth (8 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K) was characteristically outstanding in a no-decision Friday, and Jon Luke Jacobs (8 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 5 BB, 9 K) matched him for eight innings, but South Carolina broke a 1-1 tie on Scott Wingo's walk-off RBI single in the ninth against Dillon Ortman. Center fielder Evan Marzilli had two hits and two RBIs Saturday in his second game back from an abnormal heart rate, and Colby Holmes (7.1 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 7 K) turned in a strong start a 10-2 win. Adrian Morales led a balanced 12-hit attack Sunday in support of Forrest Koumas (5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER).
RESULTS
April 26: Liberty: W 9-6
April 29-May 1: Auburn: W 2-1, W 10-2, W 7-3
UPCOMING
May 4: @ Wofford
May 6-8: @ Mississippi

3. OREGON STATE
Last Week: 3-1. Overall: 32-9, 12-3 in Pac-10. (11-2 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-0.
Oregon State won a big road series against UCLA to remain atop the Pac-10 standings. The Beavers erased a four-run deficit against Gerrit Cole (4.1 IP, 10 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 5 K) with six runs in the fifth Friday, highlighted by Carter Bell's three-run triple. Sam Gaviglio (6 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 7 BB, 0 K) picked up the win without his best control, and relievers Matt Boyd and Tony Bryant combined to work three shutout innings for the Beavers. Josh Osich threw Oregon State's first complete-game no-hitter since 1947 in the Beavers' 2-0 win Saturday. Osich struck out 13 and allowed just one baserunner—a fourth-inning walk to Dean Espy. It was the fourth no-hitter in Oregon State history. Ben Wetzler (5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 ER) was solid in defeat Sunday, as the Beavers out-hit the Bruins 14-7 but left 12 men on base.
RESULTS
April 26: @ Portland: W 6-1
April 29-30: @ (24) UCLA: W 7-5, W 2-0, L 5-2
UPCOMING
May 3: Oregon
May 6-8: (21) California

4. VANDERBILT
Last Week: 3-0. Overall: 38-5, 17-4 in SEC. (6-3 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-1.
Vanderbilt obliterated Tennessee, outscoring the Vols 39-5 in a three-game sweep to remain tied atop the SEC with South Carolina and Florida. Vanderbilt has scored in double figures in six straight games, all against conference foes, and eight of its last nine SEC home games. Vandy used a balanced 11-hit attack Friday in support of Sonny Gray (8 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 4 BB, 6 K), who improved to 9-2, 1.91. Aaron Westlake (4-for-5, 2B, 2 HR, 3 R, 2 RBI) spearheaded Vandy's 17-hit attack Saturday in support of Grayson Garvin (5.2 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K). Sunday's blowout was the largest margin of victory in the Vandy-Tennessee series since 1899, when Vandy won 20-0. Anthony Gomez (4-for-6) was one of 11 Commodores to get into the hit column, and Taylor Hill (6 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K) cruised to improve to 4-0.
RESULTS
April 26: @ Western Kentucky: CCD
April 29-May 1: Tennessee: W 10-1, W 10-1, W 19-3
UPCOMING
May 6-8: @ Kentucky

5. FLORIDA
Last Week: 3-0. Overall: 34-10, 17-4 in SEC. (5-4 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-1.
Florida swept Ole Miss for the first time since 2002, recording its fourth SEC series sweep this spring to remain tied with South Carolina and Vandy atop the SEC. Josh Adams and Vickash Ramjit combined for eight of Florida's 17 hits Friday, helping Hudson Randall (7.1 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 6 K) improve to 8-1, 1.75. Mike Zunino and Jeff Moyer had two hits and two RBis apiece in support of Brian Johnson (6.2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 9 K) on Saturday. Zunino went a career-best 4-for-4 with three doubles and four RBIs Sunday behind Karsten Whitson (6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 4 K).
RESULTS
April 29-May 1: Mississippi: W 9-3, W 8-1, W 7-2
UPCOMING
May 3: Bethune-Cookman
May 5-7: @ Arkansas

6. TEXAS
Last Week: 3-1. Overall: 33-11, 15-6 in Big 12 (4-2 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-1.
Texas won its 13th consecutive weekend series against rival Oklahoma to move into a tie with Texas A&M atop the Big 12. Augie Garrido became the first Division I coach to reach 1,800 wins in Friday's victory. Taylor Jungmann (9 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 9 K) needed just 107 pitches to throw his third complete-game shutout of the season, improving to 10-0, 0.90 on the season and 17-0 in his career at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Tant Shepherd's two-run single highlighted Texas' decisive three-run third inning Saturday in support of Cole Green (6 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 6 K). Shepherd went 3-for-3 with a homer in defeat Sunday, as Sam Stafford (3.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER) fell to 5-2 on the season.
RESULTS
April 26: Texas State: W 2-0
April 29-May 1: (14) Oklahoma: W 5-0, W 4-3, L 5-2
UPCOMING
May 3: Prairie View A&M
May 6-8: @ Nebraska

7. ARIZONA STATE
Last Week: 3-1. Overall: 31-10, 13-5 in Pac-10. (10-6 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-1.
The Sun Devils won two of three against Stanford to remain in second place in the Pac-10, nipping at Oregon State's heels. ASU has won 10 of 11 games since getting swept by the Beavers. Riccio Torrez (3-for-5, 3B, 2 R, 4 RBI) was one of seven Devils to record multiple hits in support of Brady Rodgers (7 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 8 K) on Friday, when ASU chased Stanford ace Mark Appel (7 IP, 12 H, 7 ER, 2 BB, 5 K) in a six-run eighth. Torrez had two more hits and three more runs in Saturday's loss. On Sunday, Joey DeMichele (3-for-3, 5 RBI) became the first Sun Devil to hit three homers in a game since Jeff Larish in the 2005 CWS, and Jake Barrett (8 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 10 K) dominated for the second straight week.
RESULTS
April 26: @ Arizona: W 4-3
April 29-May 1: (21) Stanford: W 12-10, L 6-4, W 7-1
UPCOMING
May 2-3: Brigham Young
May 6-8: Long Beach State

8. FLORIDA STATE
Last Week: 2-1. Overall: 33-11, 16-8 in ACC (7-6 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-2.
Florida State ran its winning streak to nine games before losing Sunday's series finale at Miami. The Seminoles lead Clemson by three games in the ACC's Atlantic Division, and they boast a combined 5-2 record this season against in-state rivals Florida and Miami. Sherman Johnson scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the ninth to give Florida State a 6-5 win in Friday's fractured affair. The start of the game was delayed 65 minutes by rain, and the teams sat through an 18-minute lightning delay later. Hunter Scantling (4.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R), Brian Busch (3.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R) and Daniel Bennett (1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R) combined on a five-hit shutout Saturday, FSU's fifth shutout of the season. Mike McGee (2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER) made his first start since March of 2010 in Sunday's loss.
RESULTS
April 29-May 1: @ (16) Miami: W 6-5, W 2-0, L 5-1
UPCOMING
May 3: @ Jacksonville
May 6-8: Central Florida

9. TEXAS A&M
Last Week: 1-3. Overall: 30-14, 15-6 in Big 12. (5-4 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-1.
The Aggies dropped their first weekend series of the year—losing two of three at last-place Missouri—to drop back into a tie with Texas atop the Big 12 standings. The Aggies had a 6-1 lead Friday with ace John Stilson on the mound heading into the bottom of the seventh, when Missouri chased Stilson with seven runs en route to a 10-9 win. The Aggies regained the lead with three in the eighth, only to see the Tigers win it with two in the ninth against Joaquin Hinojosa, capped by Jonah Schmidt's walk-off walk with the bases full. Tyler Naquin and Matt Juengel combined for six hits and nine RBIs in defeat for the Aggies. Blake Brown delivered a three-run homer and a two-run single in Mizzou's nine-run sixth inning against Michael Wacha (5.2 IP, 8 H, 9 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 6 K) on Saturday. Jacob House delivered a game-winning RBI single in the seventh in Sunday's rain-shortened affair, helping Ross Stripling (7 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K) improve to 9-2.
RESULTS
April 26: Sam Houston State: L 8-5 (12 innings)
April 29-May 1: @ Missouri: L 10-9, L 9-1, W 3-2 (7 innings)
UPCOMING
May 3: @ Texas-San Antonio
May 5-7: Dallas Baptist

10. CAL STATE FULLERTON
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 30-13, 11-4 in Big West. (4-6 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-2.
Injury-ravaged Fullerton took two of three from Pacific without regular starters Richy Pedroza, Michael Lorenzen and Joe Terry, plus ace Noe Ramirez. The Titans lead the Big West by 1.5 games over UC Irvine. Unheralded Fr. SS Keegan Dale (3-for-4, 3 RBI), playing in just his second career game, led the Titans to a come-from-behind win in Friday's opener. Colin O'Connell (2.1 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 4 ER) got the start in place of injured ace Noe Ramirez and struggled, but the Titans got strong relief from Raymond Hernandez (2.2 IP, 1 ER) and Chris Devenski (4 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 6 K). Pacific rode a five-run first inning against Tyler Pill (6 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K) to an upset Saturday. Dylan Floro (7 IP, 8 H, 4 ER) was solid in a no-decision Sunday, and Carlos Lopez delivered a tie-breaking two-run homer in the eighth.
RESULTS
April 26: @ San Diego: L 12-8
April 29-May 1: Pacific: W 12-6, L 8-7, W 6-4
UPCOMING
May 6-8: @ UC Riverside

11. TEXAS CHRISTIAN
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 31-13, 15-2 in MWC. (3-4 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-1.
The Horned Frogs bounced back from a pair of midweek losses to win a road series at BYU and strengthen their hold on the Mountain West, which they lead by two games over Utah. Jerome Pena drove in four to lead the offense Thursday in support of Kyle Winkler (7 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 13 K), who improved to 8-1. Erik Miller (8 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 K) won his second straight start Friday, holding the Cougars to just one run until the ninth, when they made things interesting with a three-run rally. Saturday's finale was snowed out.
RESULTS
April 25: @ Dallas Baptist: L 9-7
April 26: (14) Oklahoma: L 7-4
April 28-30: @ Brigham Young: W 12-6, W 6-4, CCD
UPCOMING
May 6-8: @ (16) Oklahoma State

12. SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 32-11, 11-4 in C-USA (4-1 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 7-2-1.
The Golden Eagles won a road series at East Carolina to build a two-game lead over Rice and Houston in C-USA. Ashley Graeter, filling in at shortstop while B.A. Vollmuth nurses a hip injury at DH, delivered RBI singles in the seventh and ninth Friday in support of Geoffrey Thomas (6.1 IP, 7 H, 1 ER), who moved into the Friday role while Todd McInnis nurses shoulder soreness. Marc Bourgeois' grand slam keyed USM's five-run fifth inning Saturday, and Jonathan Thompson threw a five-hit, complete-game shutout. The Eagles rallied from a 7-0 deficit with three runs in the eighth and three more in the ninth Sunday, but they left runners on second and third in the ninth to end it.
RESULTS
April 26: Alabama: L 7-3
April 29-May 1: @ East Carolina: W 3-1, W 5-0, L 7-6
UPCOMING
May 3: Alabama A&M
May 4: @ South Alabama
May 6-8: Alabama-Birmingham

13. GEORGIA TECH
Last Week: 1-3. Overall: 31-14, 18-6 in ACC (3-3 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-2.
Georgia Tech dropped two of three at Clemson but remained in second place in the ACC Coastal. The Yellow Jackets mustered just two hits Friday behind Mark Pope (6 IP, 10 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K), who fell to 9-2 on the season. Sam Dove went 5-for-5 with two RBIs in support of Jed Bradley (9 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K) in Saturday's win. Tech's bats went quiet again Sunday, producing just four hits in support of tough-luck loser Buck Farmer (8 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K).
RESULTS
April 26: vs. Georgia @ Turner Field: L 6-4
April 29-May 1: @ Clemson: L 4-2, W 5-1, L 3-1
UPCOMING
May 7-9: @ Illinois-Chicago

14. OKLAHOMA
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 31-13, 10-9 in Big 12. (7-8 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 5-4-1.
Oklahoma lost its 13th consecutive series against rival Texas but salvaged Sunday's series finale to avoid the sweep. Michael Rocha (8 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 4 ER) went the distance in defeat Friday, as the Sooners were shut out on four hits by Taylor Jungmann. The Sooners produced just four hits again Saturday, and Burch Smith (2.1 IP, 5 H, 4 ER) had a short outing, but Jordan John (5.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K) was strong in relief. Dillon Overton (4.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 3 K) earned the win in relief of Bobby Shore (3.1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER) on Sunday.
RESULTS
April 26: @ (11) Texas Christian: W 7-4
April 29-May 1: @ (7) Texas: L 5-0, L 4-3, W 5-2
UPCOMING
May 4: @ Arkansas-Little Rock
May 6-8: Kansas

15. STETSON
Last Week: 3-1. Overall: 34-10, 17-4 in A-Sun (1-0 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-0.
Even with its top two starting pitchers (Lindsey Caughel and Kurt Schluter) sidelined with injuries, Stetson swept North Florida. The Hatters lead the A-Sun by 2.5 games over Jacksonville. Austin Perez (7 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 9 K) filled in admirably as Friday starter in a no-decision, and Spencer Theisen's two-run double broke a 3-3 tie in the eighth. Six Hatters posted two-hit games Saturday, and Will Dorsey (8 IP, 11 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 0 BB, 6 K) battled into the ninth inning to earn the win. Tucker Donahue (6.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R) moved from the bullpen back into a starting role Sunday and dominated in a no-decision, as the Hatters did all their scoring in the seventh and eighth innings.
RESULTS
April 26: Bethune-Cookman: L 4-3 (11 innings)
April 29-May 1: North Florida: W 6-3, W 10-6, W 6-0
UPCOMING
May 6-8: @ Florida Gulf Coast

16. OKLAHOMA STATE
Last Week: 2-1. Overall: 30-13, 12-8 in Big 12. (4-6 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-2.
The Cowboys rebounded from a four-game losing streak by cruising to a pair of easy victories against Kansas State, but Sunday's series finale was rained out. OSU sits alone in third place in the Big 12, 2.5 games behind Texas. Zach Johnson and Jared Womack combined for seven hits and five RBIs Friday in support of Mike Strong (8 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K). Brad Propst (9 IP, 6 H, 2 ER) threw his third complete game of the season Saturday, and Mark Ginther led the OSU offense with three hits and three runs.
RESULTS
April 26: @ Wichita State: L 6-5
April 29-May 1: Kansas State: W 9-2, W 8-2, CCD
UPCOMING
May 6-8: (11) Texas Christian

17. MIAMI
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 29-15, 16-7 in ACC. (3-9 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-3.
The Hurricanes dropped a home series against rival Florida State, but they remain in third place in the ACC's Coastal Division. Miami committed a season-high seven errors, hit three batsemen and threw two wild pitches that led to runs in Friday's loss, when the Seminoles scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the ninth. Eric Whaley (6.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K) pitched well in defeat Saturday, but the Hurricanes were shut out at home by FSU for the first time since 2003. Rony Rodriguez (3-for-5, 2 RBI) led Miami's 10-hit attack Sunday in support of E.J. Encinosa (6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 9 K).
RESULTS
April 27: South Florida: W 14-5
April 29-May 1: (9) Florida State: L 6-5, L 2-0, W 5-1
UPCOMING
May 6-8: Hofstra

18. NORTH CAROLINA
Last Week: 1-0. Overall: 33-10, 13-8 in ACC (4-3 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 6-3.
After picking up a midweek win against East Carolina, the Tar Heels were off for exams.
RESULTS
April 27: @ East Carolina: W 5-4
UPCOMING
May 3: Gardner-Webb
May 6-8: Maryland

19. FRESNO STATE
Last Week: 1-2. Overall: 29-9, 9-5 in WAC (0-0 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 8-0-1 (one series pending).
The Bulldogs lost their first two games against Hawaii before winning Sunday, giving them a chance to salvage a series split in Monday's finale. But they will remain in second place in the WAC regardless. Greg Gonzalez (5 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 11 K) was strong in a no-decision Friday, and Hawaii scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the 10th. Hawaii broke a 2-2 tie with four runs in the eighth Saturday, highlighted by Zack Swasey's two-run single. Fresno's Brennan Gowens (3-for-3, 2 R, 3 RBI) broke a 2-2 tie with a two-run homer in the seventh Sunday, helping Tyler Linehan (7.1 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 K) improve to 3-1.
RESULTS
April 29-May 1: Hawaii: L 6-5 (10 innings), L 6-2, W 4-2
UPCOMING
May 2: Hawaii
May 6-8: @ Louisiana Tech

20. CONNECTICUT
Last Week: 5-1. Overall: 31-13, 15-3 in Big East (2-0 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 7-0.
Even after losing shortstop Nick Ahmed to a collapsed lung Monday against Quinnipiac, the Huskies put together their second-straight five-win week, and increased their lead in the Big East two three games over Pittsburgh. The Scarlet Knights got to ace Matt Barnes (5 IP, 6 H, 5 ER) in Friday's upset, snapping Connecticut's winning streak at 12 games. Elliot Glynn (0.1 IP, 1 H, 3 ER) made his first appearance since April 9 in relief Friday, but was hit hard. George Springer hit his ninth homer of the season Saturday, a three-run shot in the ninth, and Greg Nappo (8 IP, 2 H, 2 ER) shut down the Rutgers offense. Springer (2-for-5, 3 RBI) stole his 22nd base and led the offense Sunday in support of Brian Ward (6.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 5 K)
RESULTS
April 25: Quinnipiac: W 9-0
April 26: @ Bryant: W 11-6
April 27: @ Central Connecticut State: W 16-14
April 29-May 1: @ Rutgers: L 8-3, W 8-2, W 6-2
UPCOMING
May 7-9: South Florida

21. CALIFORNIA
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 26-14, 11-7 in Pac-10 (2-9 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 6-2.
After dropping to 0-2 in midweek games this season against rival Stanford, Cal bounced back to win a tight series against Oregon, keeping the Golden Bears tied with UCLA for third place in the Pac-10, 2.5 games behind Oregon State. Mitch Theofanopoulos delivered a walk-off, pinch-hit RBI double in the ninth inning Friday. Cal's Erik Johnson (8 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 11 K) and Oregon's Tyler Anderson (7.2 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K) were both strong in no-decisions. Justin Jones (7 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 3 ER) took the loss Saturday. Kevin Miller (6.2 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K) was strong in relief of Dixon Anderson (1.1 IP, 6 H, 4 ER) on Sunday, and the Bears erased an early 4-0 deficit in the late innings, a comeback capped by Austin Booker's walk-off RBI single in the ninth.
RESULTS
April 25: @ (21) Stanford: L 9-5
April 29-May 1: Oregon: W 2-1, L 4-3, W 5-4
UPCOMING
May 3: @ Santa Clara
May 6-8: @ (3) Oregon State

22. CLEMSON
Last Week: 4-1. Overall: 29-15,13-11 in ACC (3-9 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 6-4.
The Tigers took two of three against Georgia Tech, their third straight weekend series victory. Brad Miller had four hits and Jason Stolz had three RBIs Friday in support of Dominic Leone (8 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 10 K). The Yellow Jackets got to Jonathan Meyer (3 IP, 4 H, 3 ER) for three runs in the first inning Saturday, and Jed Bradley made it stand up. The Tigers won despite managing just four hits Sunday, as Justin Sarratt (8.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K) dominated to improve to 5-1. Erstwhile starter Kevin Weisman got saves in both Clemson victories on the weekend.
RESULTS
April 26: Furman: W 5-0
April 27: @ Western Carolina: W 6-4 (8 innings)
April 29-May 1: (12) Georgia Tech: W 4-2, L 5-1, W 3-1
UPCOMING
May 7-8: vs./vs./@ Gardner-Webb

23. GONZAGA
Last Week: 3-0. Overall: 25-13, 9-3 in WCC. (1-2 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 7-2.
Gonzaga cruised to a series sweep at Santa Clara to remain a game behind San Francisco in the WCC. Ryan Carpenter (9 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 9 K) dominated in a shutout Friday, and the Zags broke open a close game with five in the seventh. Gonzaga produced a balanced 15-hit attack Saturday and got a second straight complete-game shutout from a weekend starter, as Tyler Olson (9 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 6 K) followed Carpenter's lead. Tyler Chism (4-for-5, 2 RBI) led another 15-hit barrage Sunday in support of Marco Gonzales (6 IP< 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K).
RESULTS
April 25-26: Washington: CCD
April 29-May 1: @ Santa Clara: W 8-0, W 9-0, W 8-3
UPCOMING
May 9-10: @ Brigham Young
May 13-15: @ Portland

24. RICE
Last Week: 0-0. Overall: 28-16, 9-6 in CUSA. (4-5 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 5-3.
The Owls were off for exams.
RESULTS
No games.
UPCOMING
May 4: Stephen F. Austin State
May 6-8: @ Houston

25. TEXAS STATE
Last Week: 3-2. Overall: 28-16, 17-7 in Southland. (1-5 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 9-1.
The Bobcats won their third straight weekend series to remain tied with Stephen F. Austin State atop the Southland Conference standings. Carson Smith (8.1 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 13 K) dominated in Friday's win to improve to 6-3 on the year. Mitchell Pitts (5.2 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 5 ER) took his first loss of the season Saturday. Six Bobcats posted multi-hit games Sunday, as Texas State broke open a 6-6 game with three runs in the seventh and five more in the eighth.
RESULTS
April 26: @ (7) Texas: L 2-0
April 27: Prairie View A&M: W 5-1
April 29-May 1: McNeese State: W 5-2, L 6-2, W 14-7
UPCOMING
May 6-8: vs./@/@ Texas-San Antonio

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STANFORD (21)
Last Week: 2-3. Overall: 21-16, 6-9 in Pac-10 (8-11 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 4-5.
Stanford dropped two of three at Arizona State and has lost three of its last four weekend series. Stanford posted a 7.20 ERA on the weekend. ASU chased Stanford ace Mark Appel (7 IP, 12 H, 7 ER, 2 BB, 5 K) in a six-run eighth Friday. Danny Sandbrink (9 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 9 K), who made his second straight weekend start Saturday and threw his first complete game since regionals during his freshman year. Jordan Pries (5 IP, 8 H, 5 ER) lost his fourth straight start Sunday. Stephen Piscotty hit .538 for the weekend to raise his team-best average to .366.
RESULTS
April 25: (20) California: W 9-5
April 26: @ St. Mary's: L 3-2
April 29-May 1: @ (8) Arizona State: L 12-10, W 6-4, L 7-1
UPCOMING
May 3: @ San Jose State
May 6-8: Washington

TROY (22)
Last Week: 1-3. Overall: 35-14, 18-6 in Sun Belt (0-0 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 10-2.
The Trojans lost their second conference series in the last three weeks, but they still lead the Sun Belt by two games over Florida International, Florida Atlantic and Louisiana-Lafayette. Tyler Ray (5.1 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 4 ER) joined Texas' Taylor Jungmann in college baseball's 10-win club in the series opener, which was suspended after three innings Friday and resumed Saturday. The Owls pounded Ryan Sorce (1.1 IP, 9 H, 8 ER) in the second game, as Andy Mee and Colby Gratton had four hits apiece to lead FAU's 21-hit barrage. Jimmy Hodgskin (4 IP, 4 H, 4 ER, 5 BB, 2 K) fell to 2-4 in Sunday's loss.
RESULTS
April 26: @ Alabama-Birmingham: L 4-3
April 29-May 1: @ Florida Atlantic: W 9-7, L 15-9, L 7-1
UPCOMING
May 3: Jacksonville State
May 6-8: Louisiana-Lafayette

UCLA (24)
Last Week: 2-2. Overall: 23-16, 11-7 in Pac-10. (3-4 vs. Top 25). Weekend Series: 5-4-1.
The Bruins lost their second straight weekend series but salvaged Sunday's series finale to avoid a sweep. The Beavers erased a four-run deficit against Gerrit Cole (4.1 IP, 10 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 5 K) with six runs in the fifth Friday; Cole has given up 18 runs over 18.2 innings over his last three starts. The Bruins were no-hit for the first time since 1994 on Saturday by Josh Osich, overshadowing another overpowering outing from Trevor Bauer (9 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 15 K), who threw his fourth straight complete game. Chris Giovinazzo (3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI, 2B) led the offense Sunday behind Adam Plutko (6.1 IP, 9 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K).
RESULTS
April 26: UC Irvine: W 6-1
April 29-May 1: (3) Oregon State: L 7-5, L 2-0, W 5-2
UPCOMING
May 3: @ Pepperdine
May 6-8: @ Oregon